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SpecialtyObstetrics & Gynecology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityMedicine Hat(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateJuly 30, 2019


Hospital NameMedicine Hat Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

The Clinical Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital are accepting applications for a General Obstetrician Gynecologist. The Obstetrics & Gynecology Department presently consists of 4 OB/GYN’S and provides service to the City of Medicine Hat and surrounding communities. We provide specialized care in all aspects of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Obstetrical services include Maternal Fetal Assessment clinic which provides high risk care by the obstetricians, and a low risk obstetrics program provided by local family physicians. Gynecology services currently being provided include gynecology oncology and REI services.

-The recruit will establish and maintain a full time Obstetrics and Gynecology practice in the community of Medicine Hat; 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;

-Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, in the community of Medicine Hat;

-Provide call support as per AHS’s call schedules and expectations for Obstetrics and Gynecology practices in the Zone or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leader including full time participation in the Clinical Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on call schedule for the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital;

-Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and the Rules and the AHS policies;

-Provide inpatient and community consultations within the community of Medicine Hat;

-Work collaboratively within the Clinical Department of Obstetrics / Gynecology, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital;

-Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably;

Qualifications & Experience

The position is a full scope of practice Obstetrician and Gynecologist supporting the current Obstetrics and Gynecology department which involves deliveries, C-sections, and gynecology surgeries and treatments. Applicant must be a trained and experienced Colposcopist within the past 1-2 years. There will be a 1:5 call for which a Specialist on Call Stipend is provided.

The successful applicant shall have or be eligible for certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
  • MOREOB (desired)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • High Risk Obstetrics (Required)


Compensation Type
Alternate Payment Plan
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.

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