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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityBrooks(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJune 30, 2018

Posted DateDecember 06, 2017

Start DateMarch 01, 2018

Clinic

ClinicBrooks Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians4 Physicians

Clinic Hours8am to 4:30pm Friday: 8am to 12pm

Hospital

Hospital NameBrooks Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Office and hospital practice
Clinic is supported by Palliser PCN
4 Physicians in Group Practice
Clinic hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time Family Physician for the Brooks Health Centre. This would include Inpatient, Outpatient and Acute Care. Call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including ER, Hospitalist and either Low Risk-Obstetric or High Risk-Obstetric (c-section) on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Brooks. On call coverage with on call payments in accordance with the Alberta Medical Association agreement. Will also establish and maintain a full Rural Medicine (Family Practice with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Brooks providing clinical service at least 5 days per week, minimum 40 hours. Will also participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Rural Medicine.

Qualifications & Experience

CCFP Desired

Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta license.

Must be eligible to apply to the CPSA for the Provisional Register Conditional Practice as a General Practitioner or be recognized as a specialist in Family Medicine.

GP Obstetrical skills and privileges are minimally required, C-Section skills would be an advantage but are not required.

Preference will be given to general practice physicians with recent training and/or experience (within 2 years) in Emergency situations.

Full scope general practice

Preference will be given to Canadian-trained and/or equivalently trained physicians

Preference given to those with recent rural experience

Preference will be given to Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada

ACLS Required

ALSO Required

ATLS Required

PALS Desired

NRP Desired

MOREOB/ALARM Desired

For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

http://www.cpsa.ab.ca/Services/Registration_Department/Alberta_Medical_Licence.aspx
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (desired)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Low Risk Obstetrics (Required)
  • High Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • 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 $8508.96 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 7.90% 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.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

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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