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Ophthalmologist Visiting Specialist - Westlock Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Westlock   12 views
Job Details

Position will align with the Alberta Surgical Initiative and will require the candidate to sign a contract rendering their services.

The community of Westlock is currently looking to recruit a Visiting Specialist to work alongside the local community physicians and provide services in Ophthalmology. The ideal candidate will visit the community approximately 12times per month (1-3 consecutive days per visit).

  • Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure required (to be included with application).
  • Must be eligible to practice as an Ophthalmologist Specialist per CPSA Standards - required
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - desired
  • Experience leading and performing cataract surgeries - required

Candidate must have independent Ophthalmology experiencewithin the past 1-2 years.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) to be included with application.

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Albertawww.cpsa.ab

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.01
  • Department: Hospital Health
  • Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Secondary Specialty: Hospital Health
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for ServiceThrough the Outreach and Travelling Physician Support Policy Visiting Specialists are eligible for monetary supports:The outreach financial incentive, at a minimum, requires one way travel greater than 50kms, and pays at $1/kms up to a maximum 500kms one way. Zonal Medical Affairs will calculate payments using a round-trip amount on a monthly basis.For approved outreach service requests AHS will remunerate mileage/car rentals/taxis, meals, flights and accommodation in keeping with the AHS Travel Policy.
  • Posting Date: Jul 20, 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.