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Internal Medicine

RDGIM09
Internal Medicine
Full Time Practice
Red Deer
Red Deer Regional Hospital
1.0
2017-12-05
2018-03-31  Time: 23:59
As soon as possible
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.
2018-03-31

We are looking for a physician with training in Internal Medicine. This position requires a scope of practice that will include: Clinical Practice Inpatient Care, Outpatient Care, Respiratory, Emergency Consults and Specialist On-call Coverage. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in the scope of practice to be performed.

Hospital Name: Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 222
No. of Surgical Beds: 72
No. of Intensive Care Beds: 18
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 33
No. of Day Surgery Beds: 31

Hospital Statistics:

Deliveries: 2500/ year

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
Orthopaedic Surgeon provides and has a pre-op clinic, full day of surgery and post op clinic every second week.

A full time General Surgeon is on site that provides services including appendectomy, colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures.

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging
Ultrasound
Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Laboratory Hours of Operation: 24 hours

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: Yes

Candidates 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 Competencies

  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Internal Medicine practice where the physician has been the Most Responsible Physician.

  • Previous inpatient experience

  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC)

Fee for Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 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% 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.


For more information on this opportunity, please contact Andrew McCorkill at e-mail physician@albertahealthservices.ca

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 3942-50A Avenue
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4N 6R2



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