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Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner, Obstetrics

2018-11-05
BRHDFMOB051118r
General Practitioner - Obstetrics
Full Time Practice
Barrhead
1.0
2018-11-05
2019-05-31  Time: 23:59
2019-03-29
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
2019-11-05

The ideal candidate will offer their skills and expertise in providing medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage, acute care including obstetrics and C-Section deliveries, and extended care services.

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or by opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Responsibilities/Duties:

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within Barrhead.
  • Provide call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required.
  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities.
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

About the Community of Barrhead:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) (desired)
  • CCFP (required)
  • CCFP-EM (required)

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $6944.09 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 6.46% 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.


Shauna Wallbank

Physician Resource Planner, North Zone Medical Affairs

shauna.wallbank@ahs.ca or ahs.northzonephysicianrecruitment@ahs.ca

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.



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