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General / Family Practitioner - Medicine Hat Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Medicine Hat   11 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently recruiting for afull-time General Practitionerat the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

A full time practice is generally accepted as engagement in clinical duties five (5) days per week a minimum of forty (40) hours per week, and/or providing commensurate shifts in keeping with other full time practice FTEs as assigned by the medical leader responsible for the area of clinical service;

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Provide full scope multi disciplinary general practice medical services in the South Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine, at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and in the community of Medicine Hat in private practice.
  • Provide inpatient and community consultations within the community of Medicine Hat.
  • Provide on-call support as per AHS's on-call schedules and expectations applicable to the South Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine Group Coverage practices or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leader.
  • Obtain and maintain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and hospital privileges which will include provision of inpatient admission services for their patient panel, including maintenance of a call roster at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

  • Establish a primary residence in the community of Medicine Hat or surrounding catchment area.

  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the Rules and AHS policies.

  • Will join and be an active member with the Primary Care Network.

  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues as a member of the Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in support of patient care.

  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and AHS in general, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or by opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Preference will be given to general practice physicians who have interest in or enhanced skill competency in the following areas:*Please be clear in your CV which area(s) of need below you are most interested in supporting alongside hospital group coverage and private practice.

  • Long term care provision at AHS sites;
  • Surgical Assistance;
  • Sexual Assault Response team coverage (SART);
  • Pain management;
  • Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD);
  • GP Oncology;
  • GP Obstetrics;
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health (Additional Training Required).

CCFP Preferred.

Must hold or be eligible to apply to the CPSA for the Provisional Register Conditional Practice as a General Practitioner or be recognized as a specialist in Family Medicine.

Preference will be given to Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Community / Primary Care
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Compensation for this position is Fee-for-ServiceOn Call Stipend: Specialist on Call: YesAlberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives:Several benefits are available to physicians through the AMA. To receive these benefits, physicians must be members of the AMA or pay a non-member administration fee.
  • Community Info: Medicine Hat is a community of 65,671 + with a drawing population of 110,000 located in the southeast corner of Alberta, and is an excellent year-round destination for all ages. The city of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work, play, and raise a family. Medicine Hat has the lowest combined tax rate in Canada, the lowest utility rates in Alberta, and an enviable climate. Known as the "Oasis of the Prairies", Medicine Hat is Canada's sunniest city.www.medicinehat.cawww.mhc.ab.caTravel Alberta**Thank you for your interest in the position of General / Family Practitioner at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in Medicine Hat. Please apply through DoctorJobs. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted**
  • Posting Date: Jul 27, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.