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General / Family Practitioner

17-OYEN-RURAL-1
General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Oyen
Big Country Hospital (Oyen)
1.0
2018-08-08
2018-12-31  Time: 10:00
2018-06-01
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.
2018-12-31

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time 1.0 FTE Family Physician for the Big Country Hospital (Oyen). This recruitment will establish and maintain a full Rural Medicine (Family Practice/with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Oyen providing clinical service at least 5 days per week, minimum 40 hours. Will reside in and have as primary residence the community of Oyen. Will provide call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including ER on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Oyen. Will also participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the ZCD Rural Medicine.

Clinic Information
Clinic Name: Oyen Medical Clinic
Clinic Type: Group Practice
Number of Physicians currently in practice: 2
Clinic Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5:00pm
Practice Description: Office and hospital practice
Clinic is supported by Palliser PCN

Oyen, a community with a population of 1,190 and a catchment area of 5,000 is an agricultural centre situated near the Alberta / Saskatchewan border and has all the amenities of a rural community.

Please visit www.physiciancareersinoyen.com for more information.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 4 1/2 hrs
To Calgary: 3 hrs
To Red Deer: 3 1/2 hrs
To Lethbridge: 4 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 2 hrs

CCFP Desired

Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta license.

Must 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.

Preference will be given to general practice physicians with recent training and/or experience (within 2 years) in Emergency situations.

Full scope general practice

Preference will be given to Canadian-trained and/or equivalently trained physicians

Preference given to those with recent rural experience

Preference will be given to Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada

ACLS Required

ATLS Required

NRP Desired

MOREOB/ALARM Desired

For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

http://www.cpsa.ab.ca/Services/Registration_Department/Alberta_Medical_Licence.aspx

Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $8508.96 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 7.90% 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.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

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.


Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on this posting, please contact:

Nicole Ashman, Executive Assistant; Nicole.Ashman@ahs.ca



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to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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