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Visiting Specialist - General Surgeon

General Surgery
Long-Term Locum
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Lac La Biche
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LLBVSGS01132020
2020-01-14
2020-07-13  Time: 23:59
ASAP
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: North Zone To learn more about this zone
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The Community of Lac La Biche is currently looking to recruit a Visiting Specialist to provide service in General Surgery, primarily minor surgical and endoscopy procedures 2 consecutive days/month.

About the Community of Lac La Biche:

Lac La Biche

Lac La Biche County is an area blessed with natural beauty in the form of an abundance of lakes, old growth forests, wildlife and excellent outdoor recreational opportunities. Current population including catchment is 11,100 and is situated 225 kms northeast of Edmonton. Lac La Biche County has seen an unprecedented period of growth in recent years and this trend is expected to continue well into the foreseeable future.

For more information, please go to http://www.laclabichecounty.com

Hospital Name: William J. Cadzow Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 23

No. of Long Term Care Beds: 40

Endoscopies: 394

Emergency Room Visits: 13,100

OR Procedures: 39

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in General Surgery and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. This individual must have obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship in General Surgery or equivalent. Experience in laparoscopic and endoscopy (upper and lower GI) required.

Fee for Service

Through the Outreach and Travelling Physician Support Policy Visiting Specialists are eligible for monetary supports:

  • The outreach financial incentive, at a minimum, requires one way travel greater than 50kms, and pays at $1/kms up to a maximum 500kms one way. Zonal Medical Affairs will calculate payments using a round-trip amount on a monthly basis.
  • For approved outreach service requests AHS will remunerate mileage/car rentals/taxis, meals, flights and accommodation in keeping with the AHS Travel Policy.

Gail Hachey
Physician Resource Planner, Medical Affairs North Zone
medicalstaff.opportunities@albertahealthservices.ca



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