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Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner

BVFM072717
General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Bonnyville
2.0
2017-07-27
2017-09-29  Time: 23:59
2017-12-31
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.
2017-12-31

Working as a family phyisician in the community with a practice that provides primary care (clinic), Emergency Medicine and inpatient care.

  • Responsibilities include but not limited to:
    • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Bonnyville
    • Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
    • Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
    • Provide hospital and 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.

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

The Town of Bonnyville is located in northeastern Alberta, approximately 240 kilometers (150 miles) from the provincial capital of Edmonton. The Town's motto - "it's Multi-Natural" - refers to the town's celebration of its diverse cultural heritage and rich natural resources.

Bonnyville is a great place to work, play and raise a family. It provides the perfect mix of community services through health, educational, recreation and cultural facilities that include Lyle Victor Albert Performing Arts Centre. Enjoy the golf and country club 18-hole golf course, many well as the parks and playgrounds within the community. Muriel and Moose Lake are within an easy walk and/or drive.

The economy is growing and expanding faster that the provincial average creating employment opportunities in construction, oil and gas, as well as retail sales. As a major service area, the Town serves more than 10,000 people. Bonnyville is the HUB for the oil and gas industry with over 60 national and international companies setting up head offices within the Town.

Surrounded by lakes and majestic boreal forest, Bonnyville offers visitors and locals a treasure trove of natural wonders. Bird watching enthusiasts flock to Bonnyville's Jessie Lake every spring to spot the nearly 200 bird species that use the lake as a stopping ground on their migration route.

In addition, hunters from around the world come to try their hand at bagging a white-tailed deer or a bear, and fishermen cast their lines into the area's many lakes, hoping to bring home the big one.

For more information on the community of Bonnyville, please go to the website of
http://town.bonnyville.ab.ca/

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2 1/2 hrs
To Calgary: 5 1/2 hrs

Hospital Name: Bonnyville Healthcare Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 33
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 30

Hospital Statistics:
Inpatient Discharges: 2097 per yr
Emergency Room Visits: 23960 per yr

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging

Laboratory Services

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • CCFP (desired)
  • CCFP-EM (desired)
  • Geriatrics (desired)

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years. Obstetrical and C-Section experience desired.

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.

Renumeration Fee for Service in accordance with Alberta Health & Wellness fee schedule

On Call Stipend

Physicians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room. Frequency of on call shifts vary by community.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $9,875.82 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 9.40% 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 $2,500 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 www.albertadoctors.org


For more information on this posting, please contact AHS.NorthZonePhysicianRecruitment@albertahealthservices.ca.

Minimum 36-60 months commitment may be required

This position is in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health

The CPSA Letter of Eligibility is required with your application.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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