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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyPsychiatry

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityHinton(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateAugust 17, 2019

Clinic

ClinicHillcrest Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physicians4(clinic)

Clinic Hours8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Practice Description

Full age spectrum family medicine. Hospital ER call about 6 x 12 hour shifts per month. Obstetrics optional. Clinic coverage about 4.5 days per week with walk-in appointments available. No evening or weekend clinic hours. Electronic medical records. See website: [www.hillcrestmedical.ca]

Job Description

A once in a lifetime opportunity for a great work life balance in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is now available for a general psychiatrist in Hinton, AB.We are seeking an FRCP (or eligible) psychiatrist to live, work and play in our community. The successful candidate would be joining an established medical practice and thereby avoid all the hassles and expense of office set up. We anticipate this to be a full time position. Remuneration would be fee for service with a competitive overhead rate and no on call requirements.
Hinton is a town of about 10,000 people but serves as a hub for a larger catchment area of surrounding communities to serve as a referral base. There is a stable and collegial group of 15 local family physicians to support this transition to a new community. We are located just outside Jasper National Park and have numerous outdoor recreational activities including a well-maintained Nordic centre in winter and a mountain bike park in summer. There are also active arts and theatre programs.
For more information regarding the clinic, Hillcrest Medical Associates, and the Town of Hinton please visit www.hillcrestmedical.ca and www.hinton.ca.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (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 $13056.84 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 12.12% 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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