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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyNephrology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateDecember 11, 2017

Hospital

Hospital NameChinook Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full-time Nephrologist beginning as soon as the Spring/Summer of 2018.

The Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) is the largest community hospital located in Southern Alberta providing services to Lethbridge and surrounding rural areas with a catchment population of ~150,000. CRH has 250 acute care beds, 45 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 15 NICU bassinets. CRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

Qualifications & Experience

Must have FRCPC certification with a fellowship in Nephrology.
Must have or be eligible for a full independent medical license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Must be willing to:
• Participate in the on call rotation for the Department of Internal Medicine.
• Provide Inpatient and Outpatient nephrology services to the people in the Southwest Zone
• Provide Inpatient consultation services in ICU and on the Wards (outpatient referrals will be triaged and managed in the community setting).
• Provide acute hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$400,000 - $500,000
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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