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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 DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateSeptember 24, 2019

Start DateJanuary 01, 2020

Hospital

Hospital NameBreton Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time Family Physician for the Brooks Health Centre.

The scope of practice would include:

- Inpatient, Outpatient and Acute Care. Call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including Emergency Room, Hospitalist, low-risk Obstetrics and potentially c-section obstetric and/or anesthesia on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Brooks.

-Establish and maintain a full Rural Medicine (Family Practice with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Brooks. A full time practice is generally accepted as engagement in clinical duties five (5) days per week minimum 40 hours, and/or providing commensurate shifts in keeping with other full time practice FTEs as assigned by the medical leader responsible for the area of clinical service.

-Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Rural Medicine.

-Reside in and have as primary and family residence, the community of Brooks.

-Enhanced Surgical/Obstetrical and/or Anesthesia skills training would be an asset but are not required.

Qualifications & Experience

Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) 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.

Enhanced Surgical/Obstetrical and/or Anesthesia skills training would be an asset.

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

Preference given to those with recent rural experience.

Full scope general practice including low risk obstetrics.

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

  • Anaesthetics (Desired)
  • 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.

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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