StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900
Posted DateMarch 30, 2017
Hospital NameChinook Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital
The Department of Anesthesia provides 24-hour services to 7 operating theatres with over 10,400 surgeries yearly. One anesthesiologist daily provides acute pain services on the units, consult services, anesthesia for psychiatric electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and covers Labour & Delivery suite which sees over 2300 deliveries and 700 Cesarean sections yearly. Full participation with group on call. Average 6 weeks of holidays per year (not inclusive of Christmas and New Years).
Qualifications & Experience
Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons;
Must have or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta;
Fellowship training preferred (e.g. pediatrics, poc, U/S)
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)
- Anaesthetics (Required)
A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 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 0% 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.
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