SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner
CommunityMcLennan(North Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateDecember 31, 2018
Posted DateJanuary 16, 2018
Clinic TypeGroup Practice
Number of Physiciansvarious
Hospital NameSacred Heart Community Health CentreRead more about this hospital
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, McLennan/Falher
• 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 may choose to join an existing community based practice; or practice independently within the community.
Number of Physicians: 4 family physicians
Clinic Hours: 0900 to 1700
Hospital Name: Sacred Heart Community Health Centre
No. of Inpatient Beds: 20
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 21
Hospital Statistics (per year):
Emergency Department Visits: 8,606
Available Specialty Services:
Endoscopy services are offered on site 4 to 6 days days per month, with just over 500 scopes annually.
Referral site for endoscopy for the Northwest Zone of Alberta Health Services.
Laboratory Hours of Operation: M-F: 0800-1600 (24 hour on call)
Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: No
Approximate travel to the nearest service: 1 hr - Peace River
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No
Approximate travel to the nearest service: 1 hr - Peace River; 2 hr - Grande Prairie
Qualifications & Experience
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.
Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
- Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
- 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)
- Geriatrics (Desired)
- Emergency Room Experience (Required)
A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $32275.33 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 29.98% 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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