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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyPediatrics

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateSeptember 23, 2019

Hospital

Hospital NameChinook Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone has a position available in Lethbridge for a Pediatrician. Services would be provided to the Chinook Regional Hospital and community. CRH deliveries average 2400 births per year, with a 16 bed Level II NICU, 25 bed Maternal Child (post partum) unit and an 11 bed in-patient pediatric unit. The Pediatric unit provides access to specialty clinics in partnership with the ACH as well as a 4 bed ADOS and Pediatric Outpatient area. Candidate will be required to join the Department’s on call scheduling.

Qualifications & Experience

The ideal candidate will require licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta with preference being given to candidates with a recognized Fellowship in Pediatrics. General pediatric skills with the abililty to care for level II neonates for transport to level III care is required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (required)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

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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