SpecialtyGeneral Practitioner - General Surgery
StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityHigh Prairie(North Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJune 30, 2019
Posted DateDecember 20, 2018
Clinic TypeGroup Practice
Number of Physiciansvarious
Hospital NameHigh Prairie Health ComplexRead more about this hospital
Will also have current rural and emergency experience.
Must be a team player.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, High Prairie
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
• Provide hospital and 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
The successful candidate is recruited for the community of High 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 as part of the recruitment process.
There is a Primary Care Network in the community - as well, there is an Interprofessional Primary Care opportunity available in High Prairie.
Hospital Statistics (per year):
Emergency Room Visits: 13,926
Diagnostic Imaging Services
Qualifications & Experience
•Must have current experience in Obstetrics including C-Sections
•Must have current experience in General Surgery procedures including endoscopy ( gastroscopy & colonscopy)
•Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
•Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
•Emergency Room Experience (Required)
•Must have current rural experience
Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years
Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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 at www.cpsa.ab.ca
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
- Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
- Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)
- Surgery (Required)
- High Risk Obstetrics (Required)
- Emergency Room Experience (Required)
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.
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A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License or Professional License is required for application.