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General Practitioner

1103
General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Hinton
2012-10-04

Fee for Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $12,738.38 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 12.12% for insured services provided in this community. Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $4,400 and $11,000 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,500 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,000 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

* For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact www.albertadoctors.org

Group Practice

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 Alberta at www.cpsa.ab.ca

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Emergency Room Experience (required)
  • CCFP (desired)

Hinton is a thriving community of 10,000 nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Hinton is a major service and shopping hub for west central Alberta, reaching into British Columbia.

Hinton's economy thrives thanks to a strong resource base, including a pulp mill, sawmill, related logging and forestry services, coal mining, and oil and gas exploration.

The Yellowhead Region Education Consortium offers university and college courses including a Rural Delivery Registered Nursing program which started in 2001.
The town boasts a number of outdoor recreational facilities and attractions, including the Beaver Boardwalk, Canada’s longest freshwater boardwalk,
a mountain bike park, skateboard park, numerous paved and maintained gravel trails, tennis courts, a campground, baseball diamonds, soccer fi elds, rodeo
grounds and a challenging golf course.

Indoor recreational facilities are excellent, with a 25-meter indoor pool, a toddler pool, hot tub and sauna, racquetball and squash courts, 2 arenas, a daycare facility, a youth centre and a curling rink..

For more information, go to www.hinton.ca

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 3 hrs
To Calgary: 6 hrs
To Red Deer: 4.25 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 4 hrs
To Lethbridge: 8 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 9 hrs


Kim Fleming, Physician Resource Planner

For more information on this posting, please contact AHS.NorthZonePhysicianRecruitment@albertahealthservices.ca.



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