General Practitioner - General Surgery

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Responsibilities/Duties:

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time Family Physician with General Surgery skills for the Crowsnest Pass Health Centre. This would include Inpatient, Outpatient and Acute Care. An opportunity for Emergency Room shifts and Emergency call is available. On call coverage with on call payments in accordance with the Alberta Medical Association agreement.

Additional Notes About Crowsnest Pass

The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass is tucked into the southwest corner of Alberta in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. This is a great place to live and we offer a number of services to our residents and visitors alike, from a wealth of community groups, Municipal Programs and excellent medical facilities. The Crowsnest Pass is Canada's southerly traveled corridor of the Rocky Mountains and is historically known for its scenic land of forests and peaks. The Crowsnest Pass offers a great quality of life with a healthy work-life balance. Live, Work and Play in the beautiful Rocky Mountain town of Crowsnest Pass.

For more information go to: http://www.crowsnestpass.com/

Qualifications:

Must have completed or in the Family Practice -Surgery (FP-S) Training Program; CCFP Required

Must hold licensure or have received eligibility for licensure as a Family Physician (S) as licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

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

Low risk obstetrics with c-section skills.

Compensation:

Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service

On Call Stipend

GP on Call: Yes Physicians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room. The rate is $23.84 an hour and is paid for a total of 14 hours on weekdays from 5 pm to 7am and 24 hours a day on weekends and statutory holidays. Frequency of on call shifts vary by community.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives: www.albertadoctors.org

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $8,301.42 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 $4,840 and $12,100 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 $2,500 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,000 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

Recruiter Contact:

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:

Trudi Jersak, Physician Resource Planner, 403-388-6552; Trudi.Jersak@ahs.ca





17 February 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Crowsnest Pass
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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