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General / Family Practitioner with Low Risk Obstetrics Full-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Brooks   36 views
Job Details

Responsibilities/Duties:

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time Family Physician for the Brooks Health Centre.

The scope of practice would include:

- Inpatient, Outpatient, Acute and Long Term Care. Call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including Emergency Room, Hospitalist and Low-Risk Obstetrics on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at the Brooks Health Centre.

-Establish and maintain a full Rural Medicine (Family Practice with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Brooks. A full time practice is generally accepted as engagement in clinical duties five (5) days per week minimum 40 hours, 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.

-Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Rural Medicine.

-Reside in and have as primary and family residence, the community of Brooks.

Additional Notes About Brooks

The city of Brooks is a vibrant, thriving community with a population of 14,185 and a catchment area of 25,000. Brooks is located in the natural grassland region of Alberta. A multicultural community, Brooks has been referred to as "The City of 100 Hellos" as a result of the community's significant immigrant, refugee, and temporary foreign worker populations. Brooks is home to Canada's second largest beef-processing facility, owned by JBS Canada. The JBS meat packing facility ships meat both across the country and internationally. The plant employs over 2000 workers. Brooks is centrally located in Southern Alberta and is within 186 km to Calgary, AB and 199 km to the USA border. There are three provincial parks in the area. Dinosaur Provincial Park, a World Heritage Site to the northeast, Tillebrook Provincial Park to the east and Kinbrook Provincial Park to the south. In addition, there are several other recreational sites in the area including the Rolling Hills Reservoir, Crawling Valley Reservoir, and Emerson Bridge. The city of Brooks and Newell County possess a vibrant medical community offering a full spectrum of services.

Qualifications:

CCFP Desired

Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) license.

Must 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 general practice physicians with recent training and/or experience (within 2 years) in Emergency situations.

Preference given to those with recent rural experience.

Full scope general practice including low risk obstetrics.

ACLS Required

ATLS Required

ALSO Required

PALS Desired

NRP Desired

MOREOB/ALARM Desired

For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta:

http://www.cpsa.ab.ca/Services/Registration_Department/Alberta_Medical_Licence.aspx

Compensation:

Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service

On call payments in accordance with the Alberta Medical Association agreement.

Recruiter Contact:


Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

**Thank you for your interest in the position of General / Family Practitioner with Low Risk Obstetrics at the Brooks Health Centre in Brooks. Please apply through DoctorJobs. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted**

Nicole Ashman
Planner, Physician Resources
nicole.ashman@albertahealthservices.ca

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.