Provide medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage, acute care including obstetrics and low risk deliveries, and extended care services.Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Lac La Biche
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call
schedules as required
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities; possible interest in leadership responsibilities
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.The successful candidate is recruited for the
community of Lac La Biche. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice
or opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment
process.Additional Notes About Lac La Biche
Lac La Biche is an area blessed with natural beauty in the form of an abundance of lakes, old growth forests, wildlife and
excellent outdoor recreational opportunities. It is a community steeped in cultural diversity and history with European
settlement dating back over 200 years to the fur trade. Main industries include oil and gas, forestry, tourism and agriculture.
Further, the Hamlet of Lac La Biche serves as a business hub to the area and it is a growing and thriving community. Lac La
Biche is a great place to work, play and raise a family. It has a perfect mix of community services through health, educational,
recreation and cultural facilities. Families enjoy the Alberta beaches in Lac La Biche and have easy access to 150 lakes, many
with beach-side camping, cabin facilities and white sand beaches. Hit the waves for some fast paced water sports, cruise the
trails for hiking splendor or just kick back and relax for an evening around a warm campfire. But it's not all about the trails,
trees ad waves - the Lac La Biche Region also offers visitors the chance to explore some Western Canada's oldest history
built on genertions of multicultural influence. Lac La Biche, Plamondon and the surrounding Lac La Biche County are steeped
with interesting history, scenic beauty and rich diversity. For more information, please visit http://www.laclabichecounty.com
Hospital Name: William J. Cadzow Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre
No. of Inpatient Beds: 23
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 40
No. of Operating Rooms: 1
Discharges: 1192 per yr Deliveries: 140 per yr Emergency Room Visits: 14,097 per yr
Available Specialty Services (full-time and parttime):
General Surgery - 2 days/week
Dental Surgery - 1 day/month
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
• Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
• Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
• CCFP (desired)
• CCFP-EM (desired)
• Geriatrics (desired)
Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years
Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.Compensation:
Salary/Benefits:Renumeration Fee for Service in accordance with Alberta Health & Wellness fee scheduleOn Call StipendPhysicians
are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room. Frequency of on call shifts vary by community.Alberta Medical Association
(AMA) IncentivesA Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $9,875.82 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 9.40% 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 $2,500 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.orgRecruiter Contact:
For further information, firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health
The CPSA Letter of Eligibility is required with your application.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.
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PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.