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Non-MRP Hospitalist (CH-23-MCH-SUR-NMRP-ARP-05) Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   13 views
Job Details

Covenant Health is currently recruiting a fully licensed physician to manage the medical/surgical care needs of designated patients admitted to the GNH General Surgery Service, at the request of the designated attending General Surgeon will respond to related consults within the emergency department and provide afterhours (nights and weekend) surgical assist services.

This role is part of a co-managed care model having the Non-MRP physician working under the guidance of an attending Surgeon while also working independently managing inpatient medical/surgical issues, Emergency consults and OR/Surgical Assist services. This role is divided into two shift options: Ward (Inpatient) /Consults (ED) and OR/Surgical assist, both of which are available to the provider.

Covenant Health is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equity. The principles of equity and diversity are applied in the creation of the search and select committee, and all members of the search and selection team will have completed implicit bias and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)education.

The FTE for this role will be between 0.2 - 0.5 depending on the candidate and is negotiable.The hours will be divided between days, nights and weekends.

Ward / Consult

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

oThe assessment and management of General Surgery inpatients

oThe assessment and management of General Surgery consults within the Emergency Department and larger GNH site.

Assessment of the physical and psychological health status of patients by means of interview, history and physical examination. Other times as dictated by the clinical situation of the patients

Identify the patients health care problems and develop a plan of care and problem list

Document the assessment, plan, intervention and evaluation of patient care daily in a progress note

Review and discharge patients as soon as medically appropriate

OR/Surgical Assist

provide surgical assist services in the operating room;

assist with the preoperative set-up by reviewing and displaying x-rays, reviewing equipment needs and room set-up and help with surgical preparation;

apply dressing and post operative splints/casts as indicated and help support patients in the recovery room;

Evenings and weekends provide surgical assist services to all surgical programs across the GNH site.

Physicians must be eligible for independent licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, appropriate Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage, and ACLS certification. Applicants must have current experience in the clinical management of acute care inpatients, and/or experience in emergency room services.

Eligibility for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta is essential.

This position will not support a practice readiness assessment.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.5
  • Department: Surgery
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Hospital Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Covenant Health
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: The Co-Managed care model provides an alternative to the fee-for-service (FFS) payment method through a Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan (ARP) that compensates physicians for providing a set of clinical services at defined facilities to a target patient population better suited to them and their patients. Successful candidates will be contracted annually and remuneration can be primarily through the Non-MRP Clinical ARP.Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae with three references, current CPSA permit and a letter of application via the Dr. Jobs website.
  • Community Info:

    Covenant Health is one of Canadas largest Catholic healthcare providers and a strong partner in Albertas integrated health system, leading a broad range of healthcare services in hospitals and healthcare centres in urban and rural communities. The Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) provides acute care, continuing care and independent living services at 26 sites in 15 communities across Alberta.

  • Posting Date: Jul 14, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
  • Target Start Date: Aug 14, 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.