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Family/General Practitioner Elk Valley / Fernie BC
Fernie Situated about halfway up the western slope of the Crowsnest Pass and surrounded by snowcapped peaks, Fernie has a timeless charm. People come here for the powder â€“ an average winter will dump almost 9m/29ft of the stuff on Fernie Alpine Resort. Winter offerings include skiing and snowboarding, cat-skiing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. In the spring, when snow reluctantly retreats from the Elk Valley in the Kootenay Rockies, new possibilities are revealed. These include fly-fishing, hiking, river rafting and mountain biking.
Clinic Details – Elk Valley Hospital: The Elk Valley Hospital is a busy and challenging 20-bed, rural hospital set in the picturesque Elk Valley. The Elk Valley Hospital serves as a hub for the South Country and for the Primary and Community Health Centre's in the neighboring communities of Sparwood and Elkford, respectively. Elk Valley Hospital services approximately 18,000 people in Fernie, Sparwood, Elkford and the south country.
Practice Details: We have an exciting opportunity for GPESS or General Surgeon candidate in the rural community of Fernie, BC. This position includes daycare cases including laparoscopic cholecystectomies, hernia repairs, tubal ligations, minor orthopedic, plastic and urological procedures, depending on the applicants skill set. Candidate must be comfortable performing Caesarian sections. Separate endoscopy suite with full range of gastroscopy and colonoscopy equipment.
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
- Surgical experience
- ESS certification
- Hours of work: Variable
- On call requirements: 1:3
- Payment Structure: Fee for Service/MOCAP
- Estimated Gross Income: Call to discuss
- Overhead: Call to discuss
- Recruitment incentive: $20,000
- Relocation to a max of $15,000
- Retention fee premium: 16.10%
- Retention flat fee: $14,076.00
- CME support - rates to be confirmed at time of offer.
Amounts stated above are current at time or printing as per Ministry of Health/Provincial Rural Practice Programs.
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POSTED: January 30, 2017, 09:00 PST ^Top
Seeking two full-time permanent family physicians in Prince Edward Island, Canada
Health PEI is seeking two full-time permanent salaried (37.5 hours per week) Family Physicians for the Harbourside Health Centre located in the City of Summerside, PEI. Harbourside Health Centre has a collaborative team of health care professionals including family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, diabetes educators, licensed practical nurses, a community registered dietitian, and clerical staff.
Summerside is known as a small city with big ambition, big ideas, and big opportunities, and is home to the Prince County Hospital (PCH) which was built in 2004 and has 110 beds. Summerside also has the beautiful facility, Credit Union Place, Eastern Canada's most state-of-the art recreation, sport, entertainment, and meeting place. Summerside is conveniently located 25 kms from the Confederation Bridge and 60 kms from the Islandâ€™s capital city, Charlottetown. Summerside is a great place to raise a family.
Job duties: This is a family medicine collaborative care practice. The physician shall be responsible to cover hospital inpatients and participate in an on-call schedule at the Prince County Hospital, a 110 bed acute care referral hospital. The Physician will be required to possess hospital privileges at the Prince County Hospital. This practice offers an excellent work/life balance.
Remuneration: This is a salaried position. Salary Range $147,320 - $158,980. The incumbent is also eligible for benefits as identified under the Master Agreement. For further information, go to the Master Agreement.
- Moving allowance - minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $10,000 in return for three years of service.
- Opportunity to teach with the PEI Residency Training Program and faculty appointment at Dalhousie University.
- The physician has access to hospital lab and x-ray reports.
- Physicians must possess MCCEE, MCCQE Part I and MCCQE Part II, as well as minimum of 1-2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.
- Physicians must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island.
- Physicians who have full licensure in the United Kingdom and United States are eligible to apply with MCCEE.
- International Medical Graduates who have an interest should contact the Physician Recruitment Coordinator.
For more information:
- Dr. Andre Celliers, Medical Director
- Chief, Family & Community Medicine and Hospital Services West
- (902) 436-4518
- acelliers at gov.pe.ca
Applicants can submit C.V. to:
- Sheila MacLean, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
- Recruitment & Retention Secretariat, Department of Health and Wellness
- P.O. Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
- Telephone: (902) 368-6302
- Facsimile: (902) 620-3875
- smmaclean at gov.pe.ca
Family Physician - Grand Manan Island, NB
A unique opportunity for a family physician with emergency medicine training and/or experience with the Department of Family Medicine, Saint John. We are actively seeking Family Physicians to share an existing practice on Grand Manan Island, NB and provide on call coverage to the hospital after hours and on weekends.
Grand Manan is the largest island in the Bay of Fundy connected by a 90 minute ferry ride from Blackâ€™s Harbour, NB. Grand Manan Hospital serves an island population of 2,500 which grows to 5,000 during the summer months. Its economy is mainly dependent on fishing, aquaculture and tourism. www.grandmanannb.com
Grand Manan Hospital has ten beds and provides the following services: 24/7 Emergency, Interdisciplinary Primary Care, Outpatient Specimen Collection, Pediatrics, Telehealth consultation and Teleradiology, with 5,100 annual emergency department visits. It is part of Horizon Health Network â€“ Saint John area. Patients arriving at the hospital who require complex investigative services, specialized services (childbirth) or critical care are transferred by ground via ferry or air ambulance to the tertiary hospital in Saint John.
Horizon Health Network is the largest health-care organization in Atlantic Canada, operating 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices providing medical services ranging from acute care to community based health services to New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. With 1000 physicians, an annual budget exceeding $1 billion and approximately 13,000 employees, Horizon Health Network's strategic vision focuses on research, innovation and education.
The candidate will work with two full time family physicians and a nurse practitioner to provide these services and participate in after hours/weekend call on rotation. Family Medicine physicians may be part of the Family Medicine teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School postgraduate and a satellite undergraduate program.
Canadian College of Family Physicians certification preferred, but consideration will be given to other North American qualifications and training. Emergency training and/or experience is required. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
Please send applications and CV to
Dr. Sajni Thomas
Clinical Head, Family Medicine
Horizon Health Network
P.O. Box 2100
Saint John, NB
POSTED: June 30, 2016, 09:00 PST ^Top
Médecin de famille - Grand Manan
Le Service de médecine familiale de Saint John est à la recherche d'un médecin de famille possédant une formation ou une expérience en médecine d'urgence. Le/la titulaire du poste partagera un cabinet de médecins déjà établi sur l'île de Grand Manan, au Nouveau-Brunswick, et assurera des services de garde après les heures normales de travail et les fins de semaine.
Grand Manan, la plus grande île de la baie de Fundy, est accessible par traversier (trajet de 90 minutes) à partir de Black's Harbour, au Nouveau-Brunswick. L'Hôpital de Grand Manan sert les 2500 habitants de l'île, une population qui s'élève à 5000 habitants durant la saison estivale. Son économie repose principalement sur la pêche, l'aquaculture et le tourisme. www.grandmanannb.com
L'Hôpital de Grand Manan compte dix lits et fournit les services suivants : services d'urgence 24 heures sur 24, 7 jours sur 7; soins primaires interdisciplinaires; prélèvements pour patients externes; soins pédiatriques; et services Télésanté et services de téléradiologie. L'hôpital reÃ§oit environ 5 100 visites au Service d'urgence par année. L'établissement fait partie du Réseau de santé Horizon, région de Saint John. Les patients qui se présentent à l'hôpital et qui ont besoin de services d'évaluation complexe, de services spécialisés (accouchement) ou de soins intensifs sont transférés par ambulance routière ou aérienne à l'hôpital de soins tertiaires à Saint John.
Le Réseau de santé Horizon est la plus grande régie de la santé au Canada atlantique. Comptant 12 hôpitaux et plus de 100 établissements, cliniques et bureaux médicaux, l'organisation offre des services médicaux, allant des soins de courte durée jusqu'aux services de santé communautaires, à la population du Nouveau-Brunswick, du nord de la Nouvelle-Écosse et de l'île-du-Prince-Édouard. Grâce à un budget annuel de plus de un milliard de dollars et à un effectif de 1 000 médecins et d'environ 13 000 employés, le Réseau de santé Horizon fonde sa vision stratégique sur la recherche, l'innovation et l'éducation.
La personne sélectionnée travaillera avec deux médecins de famille à temps plein et une infirmière praticienne afin de fournir les services nécessaires et de participer au programme de rotation des services de garde après les heures normales et les fins de semaine.
Les médecins de famille peuvent participer au programme d'enseignement en médecine familiale affilié à l'école de médecine du programme de deuxième cycle de l'Université Dalhousie et un programme satellite de premier cycle.
La préférence sera accordée aux postulants titulaires du certificat du Collège des médecins de famille du Canada, mais la candidature des personnes formées dans d'autres établissements de l'Amérique du Nord sera considérée. Une formation ou une expérience en médecine d'urgence est exigée. Les candidats doivent être admissibles au permis d'exercice du Collège des médecins et chirurgiens du Nouveau-Brunswick.
Prière d'acheminer votre demande et votre CV à l'attention de la personne suivante
Dr. Sajni Thomas
Chef du service clinique, Médecine familiale
Réseau de santé Horizon
Saint John (N.-B.)
POSTED: June 30, 2016, 09:00 PST ^Top
is actively looking to fill a full time family physician at Labrador West Health Centre in Labrador City
Are you a family physician looking for an exciting opportunity in a rural setting immersed in natural beauty where land, sky, and water meet to provide exceptional vacation possibilities?
If you answer yes, and you are eligible for a full or provisional license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), then come join our multidisciplinary team at the Labrador Grenfell Health Authority where you will work in
- a modern and well equipped hospital which represents significant advancement in the delivery of health care services;
- the thriving and culturally diverse community of Labrador City, with a population of about 10, 000 and an abundance of recreational amenities and cultural richness that cannot be found anywhere else in a town our size;
- a 14-bed state of the art hospital (with Emergency, Satellite dialysis, Inpatient, Outpatient, Oncology, Long-term Care, Continuing Care, Public Health, Radiology, and Laboratory Services);
- a supportive work environment where we greatly value all members of our team.
DutiesYour primary duties are to provide full scope of practise includes obstetrics, emergency medicine, family medicine, and inpatient care at the hospital.
Remuneration You will be well remunerated with a fee for Service position and additional benefit includes rural fee for service retention bonus.
Other Incentives Other benefits include 100% relocation assistance and $5000 annual housing subsidy. What's more?
You will enjoy an abundance of activities that include skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, and arts and theatre.
A world of opportunities beckons you to Labrador City!
To learn more and apply, contact us today to start an adventurous and truly fulfilling practice! Visit our website at www.lghealth.ca
Subhadra Patra | Regional Physician Recruitment Coordinator |
POSTED: 2017/10/27 ^Top
EQUINOXE VIRTUAL CLINIC
COMPANY INFORMATION The Equinoxe Virtual Clinic (EQ Virtual) is an innovative telehealth patient/physician experience. EQ Virtual assures uncomplicated and secure online communication with patients in both remote and urban locations. We ensure complete confidentiality of patient data secured across all digital platforms by the highest level of medical grade security.
We invite physicians to augment their monthly income by seeing clients virtually. As members of our team, physicians have the ability to assess patient needs, prescribe or renew medications, request specialist referrals and order lab tests electronically.
Scheduling, follow up and billing are handled by our care coordinators, making it a convenient and efficient means of seeing patients for healthcare professionals.
The successful candidates must be licensed in British Columbia and Ontario and/or dual licensed in other provinces.
Physician TypeFamily Medicine/General Practitioner/Hospitalist/Emergency Medicine/Other
CompensationRatio-based split for FFS (Fee For Service)
Company Website www.eqvirtual.com
Contact Information Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of professional references should be sent to:
Contact NameBetty Couture, RN - Director of Clinical Operations
POSTED: August 12, 2016, 13:00 MDT^Top
RUAL FAMILY PHYSICIANS
Fee-for-service - Taylor Pharmacy by Amenity Health Care LP
Employment StatusPermanent Full Time Position (2 positions available)
Location50 Centre Street, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0 with on-call and emergency department services provided at the Johnson Memorial Hospital (120-6th Avenue, Gimli, MB, R0C 1B0)
Amenity Health Care LP Corporate Office410-1020 Lorimer Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 1C7
- Medical degree
- Must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
- Must provide proof of CMPA coverage prior to starting practice
- Must hold or be eligible for CCFP
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified or eligible
- A signed Return of Service Agreement for a period of 4 years is required
CompensationFee-for-service for all clinic work, as well as Emergency Department and on-call work based on agreements between Doctors Manitoba and MHHLS.
Gross income guarantee of not less than $22,000 per month from all sources for the first 12 months of practice, based on 40 hours/week, 45 weeks/year, and 25 clinic patients per day.
Competitive rate of overhead charged.
DescriptionAmenity Health Care operates integrated health clinics, using independent pharmacies as the nucleus for expanded practices.Â We are seeking two full-time family physicians for the family/walk-in clinic run out of Taylor Pharmacy in Gimli, Manitoba.Â In addition to a core practice of clinic, acute-care and longer term care at the Taylor Pharmacy clinic (Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day, minimum 25 patients per day), each physician will also be responsible for up to 6 shifts per month at the Johnson Memorial Hospital (inpatient wards), as well as on-call emergency room coverage.
The Taylor Pharmacy clinic provides walk-in and by-appointment medical services to the community of Gimli and surrounding area. The physician will perform all duties associated with a busy family practice, including coordinating primary patient care, examining and advising patients, ordering diagnostic procedures, prescribing and administering medications and treatments.
Johnson Memorial Hospital is a 26 bed acute care facility.Â Services offered to the facility are Diagnostic, Emergency, Public Health, Mental Health, and Home Care Services.
Gimli is located in the heart of Manitoba’s Interlake region, on the west shore of Lake Manitoba. The rural municipality is home to a population of approximately 5,800 and hosts numerous vacationing families during the summer months. Gimli is located only 55 minutes north of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
The chosen candidates agree to establish a medical practice in Gimli, MB and to provide medical services as referenced above for a minimum period of four years.
BenefitsResponsible for arranging own benefits, if desired.
Contingent on 4-year Return of Service Agreement, Amenity Health Care LP will provide relocation assistance of up to $20,000.
ApplicationsInterested and qualified applicants are invited to explore this opportunity further by submitting your expression of interest, in confidence, to Fred Loewen at
POSTED: August 12, 2016, 13:00 MDT ^Top
RURAL FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA)
Number of positions 1 Permanent Full Time Position
Location Eastern Manitoba, Canada, based at: Pinawa Hospital and Medical Clinic (Box 400, 30 Vanier Drive, Pinawa R0E 1L0) with medical services also provided as required, at the Whitemouth Primary Health Care Centre (Box 219, 75 Hospital Street, Whitemouth, MB R0E 2G0) and Lac du Bonnet District Health Centre (Box 700, 89 McIntosh Street, Lac du Bonnet, MB R0E 1A0)
The OrganizationCorporate office: 233A Main Street, Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 1S1
Located in central Canada, slightly north-east of the city of Winnipeg and in the heart of Manitobaâ€™s scenic lake country, the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA) covers an area of 61,000 km2. One of the largest health regions in the Province of Manitoba, IERHA extends east to the Ontario border, north to the 53rd parallel, west to the eastern shores of Lake Manitoba, and south to just past Winnipeg. The Region serves a population of approximately 124,000 residents, including 17 First Nations and 24 Metis communities representing 22% of the areaâ€™s population. The population grows extensively in the summer months with cottagers, campers and others who come to enjoy this â€˜cottage countryâ€™ and its abundance of lakes, beaches, forests and other natural areas.
Job Duties The Physician will perform all duties associated with a busy family practice, including co-ordinating primary patient care, examining and advising patients, ordering diagnostic procedures, prescribing and administering medications and treatments, providing inpatient and outpatient care, 24-hour ER coverage (up to 7 times per month), and Personal Care Home services.
As a contract or fee-for-service practitioner, the Family Physician will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team in providing health care services to the Region, including inpatient care, clinic services, emergency department work and care in personal care homes in the surrounding communities. The Physician will participate in the Regionâ€™s Nurse Managed Care initiative, as well as in the delivery of primary care and PCH services on a part-time/as-needed basis in Whitemouth and Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba. The Physician will maintain full-time Clinic hours and be available on site not less than four days per week.
In keeping with the philosophy of care that has been established within IERHA, the Physician will promote and expand primary health care with a focus on the delivery of a continuum of comprehensive and coordinated services in response to the needs of the community. As such, the Physician is a key member of the networks and teams of health professionals responsible for providing an integrated system of health services accessible on a 24/7 basis, complete with admitting privileges and where on-call coverage is shared on a rotational basis requiring the Physician to provide 24-hour ER coverage up to 7 times per month.
The Physician also has the opportunity to play large leadership roles, including participation on the Community Health Committee; to engage in continuing medical education activities and mandatory training; to participate in special projects; to provide clinical advice in such areas as standards of practice and care, and; to lead the education, supervision and evaluation of medical students and other health care professionals.
The Candidates (Skills/Education Requirements)IERHA is deeply patient-centered, in an environment of mutual respect, courtesy, collegiality and strong community support and engagement. As a result, the successful candidate is a confident physician leader with strong clinical and acute care skills developed over several years (minimum 3 years) in a GP environment, who values practicing in a team-based environment, and who is interested in contributing to the creation of new delivery models.
The Physician will be required to work independently and will be solely responsible for the full range of patient care in the Emergency Department and on the wards during on-call shifts or in the absence of other on-site providers. As such, relevant and sufficient emergency and minor surgery experience is required.
The successful candidate must hold a medical degree and hold, or be eligible for, immediate certification with the Medical Council of Canada. They must also be a member of, or be eligible for immediate membership in, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and hold, or be eligible for, CCFP certification. As well, the successful candidate must hold, or be eligible for, immediate registration and licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba and satisfy the appropriate requirements for Medical Privileges with the IERHA. They must also have, or obtain, CMPA or equivalent coverage. The IERHA expects the chosen candidate to commit to reside in Pinawa or the surrounding area and to provide medical services as referenced above for a minimum of five years. A formal Return of Service agreement will be required.
Qualified candidates who currently have a Return of Service in another community or with another Regional Health Authority or who have previously chosen to pay out their obligation under a ROS agreement, will be considered ineligible.
CompensationAt the option of the Physician, the position will be compensated on either a Contract or Fee-for-Service basis. In either case, the Physician will remain self-employed and no employee benefits will be provided by the IERHA.
If the Contract option is selected, the mechanism of payment will be in accordance with the Rural, Brandon & Northern Independent Contractor GP Agreement. Under this arrangement, it is expected that the Physician will see approximately 20 patients/day. This would result in annual income of minimum CAD$250,210 based on 40 hours/week, 44 weeks per year. ER and PCH On-Call responsibilities are compensated fee-for-service in addition to this and consistent with the Manitoba Health and Doctorsâ€™ Manitoba Agreement, based on a stipend of $753.30 per 24-hours on weekdays and $1183.90 on weekend days and General holidays.
If the Fee-for-Service option is selected, the IERHA will provide the Physician with an income guarantee of CAD$22,000 per month from all sources in the first year of practice when clinic hours are maintained 4 days per week and full ER coverage is provided. It is anticipated that, going forward, this option would result in annual earnings in excess of $250,210 per annum.
In either case (Contract or Fee-for-Service), a relocation reimbursement is offered for eligible expenses incurred within 12 months of relocation, to a maximum of CAD$80,000. As well, a one-time lump sum payment of CAD$30,000 will be provided, conditional upon signing a Return of Service agreement wherein the Physician commits to providing the services described above, and residing in this community, for a period of five years.
A competitive rate of overhead will be charged by the IERHA and will be applicable to either compensation model.
Interested and qualified applicants are invited to explore this opportunity further by submitting your expression of interest, in confidence, to Fred Loewen at
POSTED: August 12, 2016, 13:00 MDT ^Top
PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Practicing Family Medicine in Prince Edward Island has been described as 'much more than a job' by Dr. Peter Hooley, Family Physician of the year 2011. 'It's a calling and a passion and a privilege partnering with PEI patients and families.'
- Some of the lowest housing costs in the country
- Short commute to work
- Low crime rates
In 2013, Prince Edward Island has been ranked as Top Island in Continental US & Canada and, with over 30 golf courses, known nationally as Canada's #1 golf destination.
We have full-time and locum opportunities for Family Physicians. Go to healthjobspei.ca.
Ask Sheila about incentive packages.
POSTED: June 1, 2016, 14:30 MDT ^Top
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