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Family Practitioner - Carewest Garrison Green Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   2 views
Job Details

Physician will be responsible for a panel of residents in Long Term Care as assigned by the medical site lead. They will be designated as the attending physician for this group of residents. The role of the attending physician is to provide access to quality medical and end of life care through strong physician and interdisciplinary support. They will be expected to work closely with a site RN and LPN staff and facility managers.

Duties will include the following:

Provide complete comprehensive medical assessment at the time of admission and through regular weekday visits according to a schedule agreed upon by the medical site lead and participating physicians.

Complete comprehensive annual physicals, medication review and a review of Goals of Care.

Participate in an interdisciplinary meeting at the start of regular visits to review patients and develop a shared care plan.

Provide legible documentation in the progress notes of all encounters and provide written and verbal orders

Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to perform medication reconciliation, family care conferences and end of life care for clients

Respond to concerns from the interdisciplinary team during regular working hours

Provide after hour coverage through a call schedule created by medical site lead and participating physicians

When present at the facility the physician will provide care for additional residents identified by the interdisciplinary or participating physicians as required

If there is need for transfer of a resident into Hospital the attending or on call physician will be involved in facilitating.

1 positions are available with a varying FTE of 0.1-1.0 (start date negotiable)

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Medical Staff

Alberta Health Services has approved a mandatory Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 vaccine policy, effective immediately. In accordance with the Policy, all contractors and AHS employees, including medical and midwifery staff are required to befully immunizedagainst COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.

-Eligible for licensure and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and CMPA

-Eligible for privileges within the Department of Family Medicine, Alberta Health Services

-Clinical excellence in the described role, with previous inpatient experience being an asset

-Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills

-Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team setting to create patient focused solutions

-Exhibits leadership skills and potential

-Desire to participate and contribute to quality improvement activities

-Will be required to attend an in-person interview with an interview panel and provide references upon request

-Must be a current member of a Calgary Hospitalist group

-Must have a designation with the College of Family physicians of Canada

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

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see [***]
  • Posting Date: Apr 19, 2022
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.