SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner
StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJanuary 01, 2019
Posted DateOctober 15, 2016
ClinicPalliser Medical and Travel Clinic
Clinic TypeSolo PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.
Number of Physicians3 Physicians
Clinic Hours9:00 am - 5:00 pm
We have a supportive and friendly working environment with the staff working to their full scope. The clinic has patient- centred philosophy with same day access to care for our patients. Currently we work 9-5 with no evenings and weekends.
The clinic is advanced user of EMR and tries to develop efficient work flows for both staff and physicians.
We also practice travel medicine with all travel vaccines available in the clinic as well as enjoy taking care of patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds from Bhutan, Afghanistan, Africa and Syria.
The clinic has need for 3 more full-time family physicians to provide continuity of care to patients of a physician moving to another city, as well as to provide coverage for patients during evening and weekend hours.
Physicians looking for regular evening hours or locum physicians wanting to experience the clinic environment before committing themselves to a 36 month contract may also apply.
Clinic is part of a PCN.
No obstetrics required.
The overhead cost is 30% of the billings
Physicians need to be available on a full time basis with average workweek of 37.5 hours.
IMG physicians must contact AHS for sponsorship and must have Alberta residency
Qualifications & Experience
IMG physicians need sponsorship from AHS and must be eligible to work in Alberta.
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
- Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (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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