General Practitioner

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Responsibilities/Duties:

We are looking for a physician with training in Family Medicine who will practice in local health care facilities and an office based Family Medicine clinic.

This position requires a scope of practice that includes inpatient, outpatient, acute, long term care, and emergency room shifts and on-call. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed.

About the Community of Three Hills:

From its humble beginnings as a Village in 1912, the Town of Three Hills has a long history of community hospitality and pride, economic expansion and convenient locality.

With a current population of 3,322 residents, Three Hills has the security and quality of life of a small town with numerous “big city” amenities. The Downtown sector features numerous shopping and dining conveniences as well as a number of financial institutions and service necessities. With 7 parks and over 4kms of trail, abundant green space can be found throughout the community. In addition, excellent recreation facilities, dynamic arts organizations and numerous service groups, all lend well to the Towns quality of life.

The residents of Three Hills take great pride in providing a welcoming atmosphere for visitors and locals alike. Social events are common place with many venues to choose from, including markets, cabarets, celebrations and concerts. Community events are produced by several organizations throughout the year, including the famous Cruise Weekend featuring over 1000 vehicles, both the Kid’s Carnival and Kid’s Night Out, Here Comes Santa Cause and both the Summer and Winter Celebrations. The Town’s abundant facilities, social opportunities, and welcoming atmosphere make Three Hills a wonderful place to play!

The Town of Three Hills offers a wide variety of Educational opportunities. The public school system is administered by the Golden Hills School Division and provides kindergarten to grade 12 at both Prairie Christian Academy and Three Hills School. Prairie Bible Institute provides post-secondary training through Prairie Bible College, Prairie School of Mission Aviation and Prairie College of Applied Arts and Technology. Numerous other post-secondary schools are located within an hour's drive. For those seeking employment enhancement programs or wishing continue their education, a number of adult learning organizations are available.

Major industry within the Town of Three Hills include agricultural endeavors; oil field exploration, production, and services; hospitality services; and retail. Three Hills welcomes new development and commerce and works closely with industries that wish to settle in this community. The town’s potential employment opportunities of various levels of skill, education and experience make Three Hills a wonderful place to work!

Three Hills’ central location provides residents and businesses with an optimal position for convenient commuting and transportation. Centrally located within an hour of Red Deer, Strathmore, Olds and Drumheller and within an hour of Calgary’s International Airport, Three Hills’ prime location makes this community a wonderful place to live, work and play.

ACCESSIBILITY

Three Hills is perfectly situated for light industrial, manufacturing, agriculture and service industries. The community is bordered to the East by arterial Highway 21, to the North by Highway 27 and West by Canadian National Railway, the local Airport boasts a 3000x75 foot asphalt runway for even greater accessibility.

Additional Notes About Three Hills

Three Hills Health Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 20
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 23 + 1 Respite Bed
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 1
No. of Operating Rooms: 1

Hospital Statistics:

Inpatient Admissions: 644
Deliveries: 52
Emergency Room Visits: 10,488
Day Surgeries Performed: 101

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):

  • GP Anesthetist available
  • GP Surgical Backup on site
  • GP Psychoteherapy available
  • The doctors provide ready support and consultation for each other.
  • Part of an active Primary Care Network with RN and Dietician Services in the Clinic.
  • Hospital Representatives: Barb Frere and Maryanne Kubinec

Radiology Services:

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Ultrasound

Laboratory Hours of Operation: 8:00 to 4:30 p.m

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: No
If No, approximate travel to the nearest service: 45 Minutes

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No
Approximate travel to the nearest service: 45 Minutes

Link to Community Map: Click here to view our community on a map Qualifications:

All candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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.

  • Emergency on-call experience that covers trauma, medical, surgical and pediatric emergencies within the previous 12 months

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

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

    Recommended/Desired Qualifications

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • MOREOB/ Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)

  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP)

Compensation:

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $13350.26 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 12.40% 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 Brittany Claerhout 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





20 September 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Three Hills
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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