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Visiting Specialist - Otolaryngologist (ENT) Locum Tenens Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Cold Lake   188 views
Job Details


The Community of Cold Lake is currently looking to recruit a Visiting Specialist to provide service in Otolaryngology (ENT). Every 5 weeks for 4 days, 2 clinic days and 2 surgical days.

Additional Notes About Cold Lake

The community of Cold Lake is located 287 km northeast of Edmonton and 107 kms north of Lloydminster with a population including catchment of 20,776.

Acute Beds: 24

Discharges: 1,278

OR Procedures: 811

Endoscopies: 1,353

Cataracts: 190

ED Visits: 31,258

Visiting Services: Internal Medicine, Opthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics


Applicants must hold FRCSC designation in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck or equivalent and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.


Fee for Service

Through 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.

Recruiter Contact:

Gail Hachey

Physician Resource Planner, AHS North Zone

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.