Specialty: General / Family Practitioner
Position Type: Permanent: full-time
Number of Positions Available: 1
Start Date: Immediate
Location: Rocky Mountain House (Central Zone)
Qualifications & Experience:
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
- MOREOB (desired)
- Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
- Low Risk Obstetrics (required)
- Emergency Room Experience (required)
Clinic Name: Rocky Medical Clinic
Clinic Type: Group Practice
This clinic is a member of a Primary Care Network.
Rocky Medical Clinic is a busy clinic. It is the only clinic in town. On call rotations for emergency and obstetrics. EMR well used. Staff include receptionists, office manager, billing clerks, and an RN/LPN. Primary Care Network is located in the same building. Low overhead.
Number of Physicians: 14
Clinic Hours: 9:30-4:30
Hospital Name: Rocky Mountain House Health Centre
No. of Inpatient Beds: 33 total for inpatient unit
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 0 on hospital site
No. of Surgical Beds: 4
No. of Coronary Care Beds: 0
No. of Intensive Care Beds: 3 Special Care Unit beds for patients requiring additiona monitoring
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 2LDR's
No. of Day Surgery Beds: room for 5-6 patients in specific SDC room
No. of Operating Rooms: 1
Inpatient Admissions: 1200+ annually
Deliveries: 165 annually
Emergency Room Visits: 28,000 annually
Inpatient Operations Performed: 85-90 annually
Day Surgeries Performed: 150-160 annually
Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
Examples Orthopedic Surgeon provides has a pre-op clinic, full day of surgery and post op clinic every second week.
A full time General Surgeon is on site that provides services including appendectomy, colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures.
A full time GP surgeon in on site and provides services including lap chole, lap tubals, C/S, appys, D&C's, hernia repairs, T&A's, carpel tunnels, varicose vein strippings, hysterectomy, sigmiodoscopy and gastroscopy.
Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, and Psychiatry specialists do consults once a month.
Laboratory Hours of Operation: 0700 to midnight, then overnight.
Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No
Approximate travel to the nearest service:
Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service
Average Annual Income: 308,506
On Call Stipend
GP on Call: Yes
Physicians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room.
The rate is $23.84 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 by community.
Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives: www.albertadoctors.org
A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $15,887.19 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 $4,400 and $11,000 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 $1,000 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.
* For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact www.albertadoctors.org
A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License is required for application.