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Rural Medicine Physician - Taber Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Taber   3 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently recruiting for afull-timeGeneral / Family Physician with low risk obstetricskillsat the Taber Health Centre.
As the successful candidate you will:

  • provinde clinical services at least (5) days per week, a minimum of forty (40) hours per week 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;
  • establish a primary residence and reside in the community of Taber or immediate surrounding area;
  • obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges which will include provision of inpatient admission services, hospitalist care on a rotating basis, outpatient, acute, long term care, emergency room shifts including maintenance of call roster for ER, and Low risk GP Obstetrics (OB negotiable);
  • provide provision of inpatient admission services for your patient panel;
  • provide inpatient and community care within the community of Taber;
  • participate in the on-call schedule at the Taber Health Centre;
  • participate in quality programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department Seniors Health in AHS, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

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

Preference will be given to Canadian-trained and/or equivalently trained physicians

It is desired that the individual shall have or be eligible for CCFP.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • Department: Rural Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Payment varies based on community clinic practice chosen. Two established clinics recruiting. One Fee For Service (FFS) only; one primarily Alternate Remuneration Plan with blend of FFS. Rural On-Call stipend for ER evening/weekend shifts.
  • Community Info:

    Taber is famous for its corn due to the large amounts of sunshine the area receives. It is therefore known as the Corn Capital of Canada and holds an annual "Cornfest" in the last week of August. It is located approximately 51 km (32 mi) east of the City of Lethbridge. Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. **Thank you for your interest in the position of General / Family Practitioner at the Taber Health Centre in Taber. Please apply through DoctorJobs. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted** Nicole Ashman Planner - Physician Resources nicole.ashman@albertahealthservices.ca

  • Posting Date: Sep 9, 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.