Full Time Practice
Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
2020-12-31  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
Position located in: South Zone To learn more about this zone
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This position works collaboratively with the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Unit, Emergency Department as well as the Medicine Hat Adult Community Mental Health Team. The position involves the provision of clinical services to 31 inpatient mental health beds as well as outpatient services in a variety of settings including private office practice, interdisciplinary clinics, telepsychiatry, consultation programs, ECT and a 16-bed Detoxification and Residential Treatment Centre.

The successful candidate is required to provide 1:4 adult psychiatry in-patient call support and expectations for Psychiatry practices in the South Zone or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leader for MHRH.

Establish and maintain a full time Psychiatry practice in the community of Medicine Hat. A full time practice is defined as providing clinical activities at least five (5) day per week, a minimum of forty (40) hours per week.

Obtain and maintain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services.

Reside in and have as primary residence, in the community of Medicine Hat.

Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and the Rules and the AHS policies.

Work collaboratively within the Zone Clinical Department of Addiction & Mental Health, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department of Addiction & Mental Health at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

Medicine Hat is a community of ~ 65,671 residents located in the southeast corner of Alberta, and is an excellent destination for all ages at any time of the year. The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work and play. Medicine Hat experiences the lowest combined tax rate in Canada, the lowest utility rates in Alberta and an enviable climate. Known as the "oasis of the prairies", Medicine Hat is also Canada's sunniest city.

Canadian-trained or Western trained physicians will be given preference.

Successful candidates must hold or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. Must hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry.

Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta: http://www.cpsa.ab.ca/Services/Registration_Department/Alberta_Medical_Licence.aspx

Fee for Service.

Specialist on Call payments in accordance with the Alberta Medical Association agreement.

Additinal benefits available through the Alberta Medical Association:

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 $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 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 albertadoctors.org.

Nicole Ashman; Nicole.Ashman@albertahealthservices.ca

Thank you for your interest in a position at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, please apply directly through this posting. Any applications recieved by email alone, will be redirected to this site for submission.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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