Neurology
Full Time Practice
1
Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
19-MHRH-MED-NEURO-1
2019-12-02
2020-06-30  Time: 23:59
2020-01-06
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.
2020-06-30
Position located in: South Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently recruiting for a full-time Neurologist. The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is an acute care facility, which also includes sub-acute/restorative care beds serving South East Alberta with a catchment population of ~110,000. MHRH has 246 acute care beds, 30 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 7 NICU bassinets. MHRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

Successful candidates must hold or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta and hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

-Establish and maintain a full time Neurology 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 appropriate privileges to provide the Services;

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

-Provide flexible call support based on the other members of the department as per Alberta Health Services call schedules and expectations for Neurology practices in the Zone or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leader for the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital;

-Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and the Rules and the AHS policies;

-Provide inpatient and community consultations within the community of Medicine Hat;

-Work collaboratively within the Clinical Department of Medicine, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital;

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

The City of Medicine Hat has a population of 61,000 residents located in the southeast corner of Alberta, and is an excellent destination for all ages at any time of the year. The city strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work and play. Medicine Hat experiences the lowest combined tax rate in Canada, the lowest utility rates in Alberta and an enviable climate. Medicine Hat is known as Canada's sunniest city. The winters are warmer as Chinook winds provide welcome thaws keeping humidity low and moderating winter temperatures. Medicine Hat has excellent recreation facilities for both indoor and outdoor activities.
www.medicinehat.ca
www.mhc.ab.ca

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 6 hrs
To Calgary: 3 hrs
To Red Deer: 4.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: 2 hrs

Travel Alberta

  • The individual must have or be eligible for certification in Neurology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
  • A subspecialty of special interest in Stroke, MS or Movement Disorders is desirable
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Must be willing to participate in the on call rotation for the Department of Neurology
  • Must be willing to provide Inpatient and Outpatient Consultative Services

Remuneration is fee for service

PHYSICIAN AGREEMENT INCENTIVES BASED ON SELECTED COMMUNITY

Parental Leave Program via Alberta Medical Association - 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 for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information on this posting, please contact:

Nicole Ashman, Physician Resource Planner
Medical Affairs, South Zone
Nicole.Ashman@ahs.ca



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