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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityHigh Prairie(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 31, 2018

Posted DateJuly 11, 2018

Clinic

ClinicHigh Prairie Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians2 Physicians

Clinic Hoursvaries

Hospital

Hospital NameHigh Prairie Health ComplexRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Hospital, ER and Clinic

The clinic is part of Aspen PCN
Currently we have 2 doctors and patient load for 2 more

Job Description

The ideal candidate will offer their skills and expertise in providing contact and continuous care toward the management of patients'''' health.

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or by opening their own practice. This is the candidate''''s independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

•Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community.
•Provide call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required.
•Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities.
•Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

•Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure required (to be sent with application).
•Must have experience in a rural community setting within the past 1-2 years.
•Core Competencies:
?Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – desired
?Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) – desired
?Emergency Room Experience – required

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.

Note: All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta www.cpsa.ab.
  • 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
$250,000 - $400,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $24206.50 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 22.48% 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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