Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner, Obstetrics

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Posting #:LLBFMO130117 Speciality: General Practitioner – Obstetrics Type:Full Time Practice City/Town:Lac La Biche FTE:1.0 Date Posted:2016-12-19 Closed Date:2018-12-31 Time: 23:59 Position Starts:as soon as possible AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required. Sponsorship Eligibility Expires:2018-01-31 Responsibilities/Duties: 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.comHospital Name: William J. Cadzow Lac La Biche Healthcare CentreNo. of Inpatient Beds: 23No. of Long Term Care Beds: 40No. of Operating Rooms: 1Hospital Statistics:Discharges: 1192 per yrDeliveries: 140 per yrEmergency Room Visits: 14,097 per yrAvailable Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):General Surgery – 2 days/weekDental Surgery – 1 day/monthObstetricsPediatricsRadiology ServicesDiagnostic Imaging Qualifications: Qualifications & Experience: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 yearsPreference 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: 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 Recruiter Contact: For further information, please contact:Deborah WhetstoneManager, North Zone Medical or ahs.northzonephysicianrecruitment@ahs.caMinimum 36-60 months commitment may be requiredThis position is in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant HealthThe 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.