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General Practitioner- Innisfail

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Innisfail Health Centre
2017-01-26  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.

This position requires a scope of practice that includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, long term care and basic obstetrics. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed. A successful candidate will be responsible for after hours inpatient care. In addition to providing services at the Innisfail Health Centre, a successful candidate will provide a clinic based Family Medicine practice.

About the Community of Innisfail:

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

Required Experience and Certifications

  • Recent experience (within the last 24 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the Most Responsible Physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients.
  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP)
  • Emergency on-call experience that covers trauma, medical, surgical and pediatric emergencies within the previous 24 months.

Recommended Experience and Certifications

  • Experience within the past 24 months practicing in a office based family medicine clinic and being responsible for after hours inpatient care.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification.
  • Previous inpatient experience

Fee for Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $4100.00 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 $2,656 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 more information on this opportunity, please contact Andrew McCorkill at e-mail

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Micherner Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta

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