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Ophthalmologist - Locum Opportunity Red Deer Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   7 views
Job Details

Locum opportunity to cover a maternity leave starting June 1, 2023 at a surgical Ophthalmology practice in Red Deer, AB. The length of the locum is negotiable between 4-12 months.

Newly renovated Ophthalmology clinic. There are four fully equipped exam lanes, a tech room, testing rooms with Zeiss Cirrus OCT 5000, Zeiss IOL master 700, Zeiss Visucam 224, Zeiss ATLAS 9000 and Zeiss Humphrey Field Analyzer 860. Clinic uses Accuro EMR that is cloud based and can be accessed from home. Four fully trained and friendly staff will be available to the locum, as well as billing services (if needed). The locum will have access to one OR day a week and two minor procedure days a month. There is access to a YAG and Argon laser.

The practice already has a large waiting list for both surgical and non-surgical consults. Referral base largely from optometrists and GPs in Central Alberta. There may be a possibility for this locum position to transition to a permanent position within the practice.

Eligible applicants must:
- Certified or eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification;
- Have completed ophthalmology residency (in Canada preferred);
- Be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

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Additional Information
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Compensation is fee-for-service and call stipends; approximate billing amounts can be discussed in person. Competitive income. Overhead cost can be discussed in person.
  • Community Info:

    Red Deer is a vibrant city filled with a wide assortment of activities, lush green spaces and unique local culture and art. The city has an extensive trail system that can be used 365 days a year for biking, walking, and cross-country skiing. An ideal city for people who enjoy the outdoors, and is a short drive to Sylvan Lake, Banff and Jasper National parks. Located half way between Calgary and Edmonton, two international airports are approximately an hour away. Red Deer is Albertas third most populous city with a population of over 100,000 people, and a catchment area of over 400,000.

  • Posting Date: Feb 2, 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.