The Medical Careers Network is also available in your country: USA. Find the latest healthcare job opportunities now!
Looking for healthcare jobs in international locations? Visit Global Medical Careers.

Family Medicine (Community/Primary Care) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   11 views
Job Details

Description:

Provide medical services to the patients of the Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at East Calgary Health Centre. This includes all duties related to excellence in providing a highly functional Patient-centred Medical Home such as continuity of care, access for patients, quality improvement activities, teaching of learners, participation in clinic meetings, interdisciplinary care (mental health, social work, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, dieticians, nursing, nurse practitioners), and system integration work with other partners in the Calgary area, specifically in regard to high needs clients. This physician will care for a panel of complex patients.

This clinic serves a complex, high needs patient population in an area of the city that has been identified as having access and continuity demands greater than other areas in our jurisdiction. The clinic is open 9 am to 9 pm on weekdays, 9 am to 5 pm on weekends and statutory holidays. Weekend and evening coverage is shared between providers. This clinic works very closely with the Mosaic PCN and the Calgary Zone PCN Committee, as well as having very close partnerships with the refugee clinic in NE Calgary and the PLC programs including ARCH.

This position will share a panel of patients with another provider who is a 0.4 FTE family physician.

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

1 position is available starting Oct 1, 2022 at a 0.4 FTE.

Qualifications:

  • Will have significant experience in primary care clinical service delivery.
  • An active Medical Staff Appointment with Alberta Health Services will be a requirement.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest and expertise in the management of complex primary care patients and expert level skills in relationship building and communication.
  • The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and have a designation as a certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) or equivalent.
  • They must also be member of the Canadian Medical Protective Association or have suitable liability insurance to the satisfaction of AHS.
  • They will also require a security check (police information check and vulnerable sector search) from a local police agency where they have lived for at least 6 months, and a completed communicable disease assessment .
  • Must read, write and speak English.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
  • Applicants are to submit a CV and letter of interest (in pdf format) to family.medicine@ahs.ca by 30 days of posting date.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 0.4
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Community / Primary Care
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Compensation for services is provided by the Provincial Family Care Clinic Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan (cARP) and is in the range of $170.00 per hour. The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits. For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see www.albertadoctors.org
  • Posting Date: Sep 22, 2022
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.