StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityLethbridge(South Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900
Posted DateMarch 29, 2018
Hospital NameChinook Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital
Recruit will establish and maintain a full time Psychiatry 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 AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services. Establish a primary residence, and reside with his family, in the community of Lethbridge. Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules and the AHS policies. Provide inpatient and community consultations within the community of Lethbridge, which will include provision of General Psychiatry Services with the inclusion of shared call coverage at the Chinook Regional Hospital. Work collaboratively within the Clinical Department of Addiction and Mental Health, Chinook Regional Hospital. Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department of Addiction and Mental Health at the Chinook Regional Hospital, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.
Qualifications & Experience
Must hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry.
Must be willing to do 1:6 Adult Psychiatry Call.
Must obtain and maintain adult psychiatry inpatient privileges.
An interest in rural or First Nation psychiatry is an asset.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
- 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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