We are looking for a General Practitioner with Basic Obstetrics with recent and relevant training and experience in Family Medicine for a fulltime Family Medicine practice in the town of Rocky Mountain House. A successful candidate will additionally be required to cover shifts and on-call in the local rural emergency room as the sole physician available. The scope of practice includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, long term care and community clinical work. Must be able to do VBAC’s with vacuum and/or forceps.
Town of Rocky Mountain House
A Strong Community with a Promising Future ... This is Where Adventure Begins!
Locals describe Rocky Mountain House as family-oriented, fun, financially stable, and flourishing; these are truly the four pillars of a great community in which to live, work and play. Rocky has an strong community spirit and a small-town feel while offering a wide spectrum of services to its trading area of 21,000 people.
Rocky Mountain House offers full amenities for tourism, health care, recreation, banking, shopping and dining. The local arts and culture scene is flourishing. The summer of 2014 proved to be another great year for events like Marketplace on Main, which was enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.If outdoor recreation is what you like to do, then the West Country area is for you, with the mountains, lakes and rivers this is the place to enjoy your time off by yourself or with your family,
Education is important in the community with Public and Catholic schools offering K-12 and French Immersion as well. Checkout the link to learn more about education opportunities in Rocky:
Development and local construction is strong and active in the community. In 2014, there have been many significant developments around town with a record year for building permit values. With exploration in the Duvernay Shale region that surrounds Rocky Mountain House and possible future development in the coal industry, the community hopes to welcome new companies and residents in the future.Additional Notes About Rocky Mountain House
Rocky Mountain House Health Centre
No. of Inpatient Beds: 31
No. of LTC beds: 0
No. of operating rooms: 1
No. of Deliveries: 150-160
Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time)
Description: Busy rural acute facility
Emergency Services: 24/7 on call
Number of Emergency visits (per annum): 24000
x Diagnostic Imaging
Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Radiology Hours of Operation: 0800 to 1615 M-F to public and 0700 to 2300 daily to support ER_
Laboratory Hours of Operation: 0800 to 1615 M-F to public and 0700 to 2300 daily to support ER
Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site:Yes
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: NoLink to Community Map: Click here to view our community on a map Qualifications:
•A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
•Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the most responsible physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients
•Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
•Emergency on-call experience (within last 24 months) in pre-natal, postnatal, neonatal care as well as performing low risk deliveries
•Experience in obstetrical and neonatal emergencies and resuscitation
•Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
•Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
•Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
•Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
• Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)
Fee for Service
A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $16284.37 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 15.12% 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.Recruiter Contact:
For more information on this opportunity, please contact Rebecca Aspden at e-mail email@example.com
Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4N 6R2
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