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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeriatric Medicine

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateJuly 10, 2018

Start DateJanuary 01, 2019

Hospital

Hospital NameChinook Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time Geriatrician or Care of the Elderly beginning January 2019.

•Full scope of practice including inpatient consultative care

•Rural Outreach

•Reside in and have as his/her and family primary residence; Lethbridge or surrounding South Zone West community;

•Establish and maintain a full time Specialist Geriatrician practice in the community of Lethbridge; A full time practice is defined as providing clinical activities at least five (5) day per week, a minimum of forty (40) hours per week;

•Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;

•Participation / provision of Geriatric on-call with a call expectation of 1:4;

•Participate in quality programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department Seniors Health in AHS, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably;

Qualifications & Experience

•Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or be eligible for Certification with Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada OR must have Care of the Elderly Fellowship from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
•Must have or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of 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 (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Geriatrics (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.

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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