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Urologist

URO07
Urology
Full Time Practice
Red Deer
Red Deer regional Hospital
1.0
2018-12-21
2019-01-17  Time: 23:59
Immediate
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

Alberta Health Services - Central Zone is currently recruiting for a full-time Urologist for Red Deer, Alberta, with travelling specialist duties in Vermillion, Camrose and Wetaskiwin and other possible communites within Central Zone This position requires a scope of practice that will include: Clinical Practice Inpatient Care, Outpatient Care, Emergency Consults and Specialist On-call Coverage. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in the scope of practice to be performed

Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.


We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply

About the Community of Red Deer:

Community: Red Deer

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 p/yr

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 hrs

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: Yes

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre includes all surgical specialities except cardiac, thoracic, and neurosurgery. Additional anesthesia services are provided for an obstetrical operating room, a satellite day surgery centre in Innisfail, AB, and a pre-admission clinic. 12,500 - 12,750 surgical cases are performed at our centre annually. Pediatric patients with a minimum age of 1 are a part of our anesthesia practice. There is the opportunity for participation in medical teaching though the Red Deer based family medicine program and anesthesiology resident electives.

Community Description:
Red Deer is a vibrant, growing city with all the advantages of a larger centre but without the traffic jams! Beautiful park system runs through the centre of the city with over 50km of bike and walking trails. Excellent schools and extracurricular activities in arts and sports. Red Deer College offer full nursing program and allows for 1st two years of university transfer for many other courses of study.

Red Deer is strategically located in the heart of central Alberta, just two hours from Calgary, Edmonton, the majestic Rockies and the Drumheller Valley. Considered one of the fastest growing markets in Canada, Red Deer has become a trading centre for more than 300,000 people and home to 90,000 residents. Red Deer is well known as a progressive city with a rich sense of community spirit. Its perfect location, well-educated workforce, advanced infrastructure, friendly business environment, excellent schools and community college, miles of trails and parks, and active local arts community makes Red Deer a great place to call home.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 1.25 hrs
To Calgary: 1.25 hrs
To Red Deer: 0 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 7.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: 3.5 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 4.0 hrs

Travel Alberta

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 Urology practice where the candidate 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 (RCPSC)

Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service

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 complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact www.albertadoctors.org


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

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4P 0H6



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