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General / Family Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
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Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
19-MHRH-FP-1
2019-07-10
2019-08-10  Time: 23:59
2018-08-01
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: South Zone To learn more about this zone
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Family Physician to provide private practice in the community of Medicine Hat, and participate in group call coverage including Dr. Nil shifts at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

Full scope multi disciplinary general practice.

Practitioner will provide medical services in the South Zone Clinical Department of Family Practice, in the community of Medicine Hat at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and in private practice.

CCFP Preferred

  • Assume and maintain a full time Family Medicine practice in the community of Medicine Hat; A full time practice is defined as providing clinical activities at least five (5) day per week, a minimum of forty (40) hours per week;

  • Obtain and maintain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and hospital privileges which will include provision of inpatient admission services for their patient panel, including maintenance of a call roster at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital;

  • Will participate in Dr. Nil Program;

  • May participate in Family Medicine Maternity Clinic shifts;

  • Will have a patient panel of a minimum of 1000 patients within six (6) months;

  • Reside in and have as primary residence, the community of Medicine Hat;

  • Provide on-call support as per AHS’s on-call schedules and expectations applicable to the South Zone Clinical Department of Family Practice or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leaders;

  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the Rules and AHS policies;

  • Will join and be an active member with the Primary Care Network;

  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues as a member of the Zone Clinical Department of Family Practice at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in support of patient care; and

  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Family Practice at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and AHS in general, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

About the Community of Medicine Hat:

Medicine Hat is a city of 65,000 + with a drawing population of 110,000 + and is known as the sunniest city in Canada. Medicine Hat is an excellent family community with good schools, and a community college. There is a wide range of cultural and recreational facilities in the area. The community offers a good quality of life and substantial advantages for a rewarding career and a great family life.

www.medicinehat.ca
www.mhc.ab.ca

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: approx. 6 hrs
To Calgary: approx. 3 hrs
To Red Deer: approx 4.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: approx 1.5 hrs

AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

Must hold or be eligible to apply to the CPSA for the Provisional Register Conditional Practice as a General Practitioner or be recognized as a specialist in Family Medicine.

CCFP Preferred

Preference will be given to Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada.

Fee for service

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.


We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nicole Ashman, Physician Resource Planner

Email: Nicole.Ashman@ahs.ca



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