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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityMilk River(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateDecember 27, 2018

Clinic

ClinicMilk River Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeOther

Number of Physicians1 Physicians

Clinic Hours9-5

Hospital

Hospital NameMilk River Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Busy Family Practice - work within clinic and hospital. Clinic is attached to the hospital.

Job Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a 0.75 FTE Family Physician for the Milk River Health Centre. This recruitment will establish and maintain a full Rural Medicine (Family Practice/with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Milk River, a 0.75 FTE practice is defined as providing clinical activities a minimum of thirty (30) hours per week. Will provide call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including ER on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Milk River. Will also participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the ZCD Rural Medicine. Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the Rules and AHS policies. Will join and be an active member with the Primary Care Network. Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues as a member of the Zone Clinical Department of Rural Medicine at the Milk River Health Centre in support of patient care.

Qualifications & Experience

CCFP Desired

Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta license.

Must be eligible to apply to the CPSA for the Provisional Register Conditional Practice as a General Practitioner or be recognized as a specialist in Family Medicine.

Preference will be given to general practice physicians with recent training and/or experience (within 2 years) in Emergency situations.

Full scope general practice

Preference will be given to Canadian-trained and/or equivalently trained physicians

Preference given to those with recent rural experience

Preference will be given to Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada

ACLS / ATLS / NRP Desired

For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

http://www.cpsa.ab.ca/Services/Registration_Department/Alberta_Medical_Licence.aspx
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Emergency Room Experience (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 in this community of $22152.62 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 20.58% 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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