StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityMedicine Hat(South Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900
Posted DateAugust 07, 2019
Hospital NameMedicine Hat Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital
The Department of Anesthesia provides 24-hour services to 6 brand new state of the art operating theatres with over 7900 surgeries yearly. Our OR's are surrounded by massive windows with ample natural light and gorgeous coulee views. One anesthesiologist daily provides acute pain services on the units, consult services, anesthesia for psychiatric electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), supports ICU, EM, OB/GYN, ENT, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Ophthalmology and Orthopedics. Also covers Labour & Delivery suite which sees over 1200 deliveries and 350 Cesarean sections yearly. Additional opportunity to expand your practice into ICU, Chronic Pain and Off-Site Dental. Alberta Health Services also provides excellent leadership opportunities, and continuous exposure to learners.
We are seeking a team player to join our supportive, flexible and vibrant Anesthesia Department. We would also welcome candidates to come on a short term locum assignment to experience the amazing multidisciplinary teamwork environment we have to offer.
Qualifications & Experience
•Preferably licensed by the Canadian or American board of Anesthesia
•No sub-specialty training required but the successful candidate must be familiar with: pediatric and obstetric anesthesia
•Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
•Eligible to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency)
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
- Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)
- Anaesthetics (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.
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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