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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyChild Psychiatry

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityMedicine Hat(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateMay 16, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameMedicine Hat Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is seeking to recruit a full-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and in the community. Psychiatric services include inpatient and outpatient consultations, a number of community based programs including involvement with local schools, mental health clinics (within Medicine Hat and rural sites) and other community resources.

The candidate will establish and maintain a Child / Adolescent Psychiatry practice within the boundaries of the South Zone of Alberta Health Services, in the Community of Medicine Hat. Will obtain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate Admitting privileges to provide the Services. Will work collectively with Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist colleague to ensure consults requested are covered in a timely manner. Reside in and have as his/her primary residence; Medicine Hat. Participate in quality programs and initiatives undertaken within Addictions and Mental Health Zone Clinical Department in AHS, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

Qualifications & Experience

Candidates must hold certification or additional training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Successful candidates must hold or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta and hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • 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.

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.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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