Pediatrician

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Responsibilities/Duties:

This position requires that a successful candidate has either eligibility or a license to practice as a specialist in Pediatrics from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

A successful candidate will support general outpatient Pediatrics specializing in the areas of development, behaviour, and/or mental health. Participation in the On-Call schedule (pediatrics ward, level 2 NICU) welcomed, but not required.

Ohter pediatric services in Central Zone on the exceptional basis, as required, at the sole discretion of the Central Zone Medical Director and Zone Clinical Department Head, or designate.

About the Community of Red Deer:


Additional Notes About Red Deer

Red Deer

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

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

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

For Additional Information Please See:

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

Qualifications:

Qualifications & Experience:

This position requires that a Physician have or obtain a license to practice as a Pediatrician from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Required Additional Desired Competencies

  • Experience (within the last five years) of acute pediatrics practice.
  • Evidence and demonstration of adequate skills in neonatology
  • Evidence and demonstration of experience and skills required to do a wide spectrum of office and hospital pediatric consultation.
  • Demonstration of good communication skills
  • Valid and up-to date certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)

Recommended

  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

Compensation:

This Position is Fee For Service

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

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.

On-Call-Pediatricians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room. The rate is $23.28/hr 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.

Recruiter Contact:


For more information on this opportunity, please contact Lindsay McDow at e-mail [email protected]

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




7 August 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Red Deer
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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