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Family Medicine Physician (Seniors Inpatient) - CCMHBI Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Central Zone   78 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services, Central Zone, is actively recruiting a full-time General Practitioner for the Seniors Inpatient Addiction & Mental Health Units at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury (CCMHBI), an award winning, major psychiatric facility located in Ponoka, Alberta. Medical doctors in this program provide ongoing medical care to patients in collaboration with attending psychiatrists and a multidisciplinary team. This position requires a scope of practice that includes Inpatient services and the On-Call program at the facility.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Reside in and have as his/her primary residence within the community of Ponoka, or immediate surrounding area;

Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;

Provide equitable call assistance as per the on-call schedule for the facility, as required;

Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules and AHS policies;

Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Department of Family Medicine;

Participate in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs;

Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities, as assigned;

Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues in support of patient care

Required Qualifications

Have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (required with application);

Have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Family Physicians (CCFP);

Recent and relevant experience (within the past 12 months) in all areas of practice required,as the sole provider;

Desired Qualifications

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Methadone/Suboxone Training

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and we thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Practice Ready Assessment (PRA); as well as applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada.

Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Mental Health
  • Secondary Specialty: Seniors Inpatient
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for Service, On Call Stipend Physicians are remunerated for being on call. Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.
  • Posting Date: Sep 15, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
  • Target Start Date: Sep 15, 2023
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.