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General Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
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Drumheller
Drumheller Health Centre
DRU10
2019-10-30
2019-11-30  Time: 23:59
As soon as possible
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Central Zone To learn more about this zone
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We are looking for a Family Medicine Practitioner with training in Family Medicine who will both practice in a secondary level hospital and a clinical practice.

This position requires a scope of practice that includes inpatient, outpatient, acute, long term care and Emergency Room shifts and on-call.Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed. A successful candidate will also be available to support after hours as a surgical assistant.

A successful candidate will furthermore be required to be part of an obstetrical group rotating through the pre-natal clinic and providing on-call coverage for patients.

About the Community of Drumheller:

All candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid and relevant Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

Required Additional Desired Competencies

  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the Most Responsible Physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients.
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Emergency on-call experience that covers trauma, medical, surgical and pediatric emergencies within the previous 12 months

Recommended

  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians
  • Inpatient experience and up-to-date ATLS/Life Support Training within the previous 24 months is strongly desired
  • Experience within the past 24 months running an office based family medicine clinic and being responsible for after hours inpatient care.

This Position is Fee For Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $8200.00 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 0.00% 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 $2,500 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,000 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 more information on this opportunity, please contact Mark John Alvero at e-mail physician@albertahealthservices.ca

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4P 0H6



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