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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyEmergency Medicine

StatusVacancy Closed

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateOctober 13, 2016

Hospital

Hospital NameChinook Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

The Chinook Regional Hospital is a Level 3 Regional Trauma referral centre serving South Western Alberta with a catchment area of ~150,000 with ~54,000 emergency visits per year. The Emergency Department offers 24-hour service with 16 full and part-time Emergency Physicians.

The Emergency Department offers a flexible self-scheduling system with ample opportunity for time off. As well, a sabbatical system is in place with 1 month off approximately every 15 months.

Qualifications & Experience

The individual shall have or be currently enrolled in the EM residency program for certification of CCFM (EM) or FRCPC. Candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

We thank you for your application but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (required)
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (required)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)

Additional Competencies

  • 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 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.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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