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General Practitioner - Virtual Opioid Dependency Program (VODP) Full-time Job

3 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   17 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services is currently seeking a General Practitioner for the Virtual Opioid Dependency Program (VODP).

VODP is a provincial service that provides immediate same day access to evidence-based treatment, transitional support for people moving between care providers, low-barrier treatment and ongoing care. The program operates with multidisciplicary teams and shared care 7 days per week from 0800 to 2000h. This position is for a physician who can participate in ongoing care as well as occasional coverage of on-call teams. The teams are located in Ponoka, currently at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury, however physicians are able to work from home for up to 80% of the time and therefore could be located in any Alberta community.


  • A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP)
  • Methadone exemption
  • Suboxone Training
  • Sublocade Training

Desired Competencies

  • Probuphine Implant Training
  • Certification in Addiction Medicine
Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: This Position is Fee For ServiceOn 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: Jun 8, 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.