Rural General Practitioner with EM and ESSOB (Enhanced Surgical Skills, C-Section) - Brooks Full-time Job4 months ago Doctor / Physician Brooks 5 views
Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a full time Family Physician with provision of enhanced emergency medicine and obstetrical skills for the Brooks Health Centre.
The scope of practice would include:
-Primary, Emergency Department, Acute Care and extended care services. Call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including Emergency Room, Hospitalist. Low risk obstetrics and c-section obstetrics on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Brooks.
-Establish and maintain a full Rural Medicine (Family Practice with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Brooks. A full time practice is generally accepted as engagement in clinical duties five (5) days per week minimum 40 hours, 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.
-Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Rural Medicine.
-Reside in and have as primary and family residence, the community of Brooks.
Clinic Information to be Determined.
Provide Proof of full immunization against COVID-19 as per AHS Policy #1189 IMMUNIZATION OF WORKERS FOR COVID-19.
It is desired that the individual shall have or be eligible for CCFP.
Musthave Certificate of the College of Family Physicians Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) or equivalent.
Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) license.
Must be eligible to apply to the CPSA for the Provisional Register Conditional Practice as a General Practitioner or be recognized as a specialist in Family Medicine.
Full scope general practice including enhanced surgical skills, c-section and low risk obstetrics experience within the past 1-2 years.
Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in Rural setting within the past 1-2 years.
For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta:
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Rural Medicine
- Specialty: Family Medicine - Obstetrical Surgical Skills / Maternal & Newborn Care
- Secondary Specialty: Rural Emergency Medicine
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
- Compensation: Compensation Type: Fee-for-ServiceOn call payments in accordance with the Alberta Medical Association agreement.Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives:Several benefits are available to physicians through the AMA. To receive these benefits, physicians must be members of the AMA or pay a non-member administration fee.
- Community Info:
[***] The city of Brooks is a vibrant, thriving community with a population of 14,185 and a catchment area of 25,000. Brooks is located in the natural grassland region of Alberta. A multicultural community, Brooks has been referred to as "The City of 100 Hellos" as a result of the community's significant immigrant, refugee, and temporary foreign worker populations. Brooks is home to Canada's second largest beef-processing facility, owned by JBS Canada. The JBS meat packing facility ships meat both across the country and internationally. The plant employs over 2000 workers. Brooks is centrally located in Southern Alberta and is within 186 km to Calgary, AB and 199 km to the USA border. There are three provincial parks in the area. Dinosaur Provincial Park, a World Heritage Site to the northeast, Tillebrook Provincial Park to the east and Kinbrook Provincial Park to the south. In addition, there are several other recreational sites in the area including the Rolling Hills Reservoir, Crawling Valley Reservoir, and Emerson Bridge. The city of Brooks and Newell County possess a vibrant medical community offering a full spectrum of services. Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. **Thank you for your interest in apositionat the Brooks Health Centre in Brooks, Alberta, Canada. Please apply through Doctor Jobs Alberta. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted** Nicole Ashman Planner, Physician Resources [***]
- Posting Date: May 18, 2022
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.