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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyInternal Medicine

StatusArchived

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityGrande Prairie(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 31, 2018

Posted DateJanuary 16, 2018

Clinic

ClinicVarious

Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physiciansvarious

Clinic Hoursvarious

Hospital

Hospital NameQueen Elizabeth II HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

We are seeking a general internal medicine specialist physician to join our group of 6 (six) general internal medicine physicians.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years Canadian practice experience in general internal medicine; as well as full intensive care practice experience.

Responsibilities include but not limited to;
•Establish and maintain a full time community based practice in the community of Grande Prairie
•Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Critical Care on-call schedule for the Queen Elizabeth II Regional Hospital
•Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Grande Prairie

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Grande Prairie. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate''''''''s independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Qualifications & Experience

•Minimum of 3 years practice experience, as well as full intensive care practice experience.
•Registration with the CPSA or proof of Alberta Licensure required with application.

Under Alberta''''''''s Health Professions Act and Physicians, Surgeons and Osteopaths Profession Regulation, you must be a registered member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) to practice medicine in Alberta.

To find more information on the certification process see General Practitioner & Family Physician Licensing Process and Specialist Physician Licensing Process on the AlbertaCanada.com website.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Emergency Room Experience (Required)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$400,000 - $500,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $17604.72 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 16.36% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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