Posting #:NZFMM -OBGYN Speciality: Obstetrics & Gynecology Type:Full Time Practice City/Town:Fort McMurray FTE:1.0 Date Posted:2016-05-03 Closed Date:2019-06-30 Time: 23:59 Position Starts:2017-12-31 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required. Sponsorship Eligibility Expires:2019-06-30 Responsibilities/Duties: Presently there are three fulltime OBGYN working in the community. Would be providing medical services in obstetrics as well as gynecology.Practice would include a community based practice, O.R. time and inpatient care.Responsiblities include but not limited to:Establish and maintain a full time community based practice in the community of Fort McMurrayProvide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the OBGyn call schedule for the Northern Lights Health CentreReside in and have as his/her primary residence, Fort McMurrayThe successful candidate is recruited for the community of Fort McMurray. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate’s independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process. Hospital Name: Northern Lights Health CentreNo. of Long Term Care Beds: 30No. of Surgical Beds: 29No. of Intensive Care Beds: 6No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 12No. of Day Surgery Beds: 5No. of Operating Rooms: 6 roomsNo. of Inpatient Beds: 105No. of Deliveries in 2014-15 was 1399 About the Community of Fort McMurray: Additional Notes About Fort McMurray Welcome to Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.Stretching from north central Alberta to the borders of Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo ranks, by area, among the largest municipalities in North America.Nestled in the boreal forest at the confluence of four rivers, Fort McMurray, the largest city in the Municipality, is a vibrant community rich in history and with an unlimited potential for the future.Fort McMurray has a new International Airport as of June 2014. Many direct flights local, nationally and internationally are available.Take some time to enjoy the region’s parks and trails. There are 400 hectares of serene parks and an extensive, 130-kilometre trail system to explore – running, walking or biking.Festivals and Events are offered all year round, with many multicultural events such as: Malanka "Ukrainian New Years Celebration, Chinese New Year, WinterPlay, Banff Mountain Film Festival, Spring and Fall Tradeshows, Celtic Day, Relay for Life, just to name a few.Keyano College Threatre hosts four plays a year from drama, to musicals with local community members as well as offering other events that are brought in.It is a community that have strong family values and opportunities in any sporting event is possible from youth to adult. Options for children in theatre, sports, dance, are endless.At a GlanceLocation: 435 Km northeast of Edmonton on Highway 63Acute Catchment 2012 Population: 119,496Average Temperature: January -19.8 C July +16.6Annual Rainfall: 334.5 mmAnnual Snowfall: 172.0 cmHours of Sunshine/Year 2108.9Elevation: 370 mIndustries: Oil sands, natural gas and pipeline sectors, forestry, tourism, retail.This is a place immersed in natural beauty where land, sky and water meet to provide unparalleled vacation possibilities. Canoe the historic travel and trade routes followed by early trappers and explorers, explore the sand dunes, hike the trails, fish the pristine clear waters of Northern Alberta, gaze in awe at the Aurora Borealis or join a learning tour of the Athabasca Oil Sands – a natural resource that has been spoken of as the “eighth wonder of the world”.In addition to Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo consists of ten smaller communities: Anzac, Conklin, Draper, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort MacKay, Gregoire Lake Estates, Janvier/Chard, Mariana Lakes and Saprae Creek Estates. Each of these communities has its own unique charms and attractions.Fort Chipewyan is Alberta’s oldest settled community. 200 years of rich history has created a destination that has enticed explorers, fur traders and adventure enthusiasts since the 18th century. Fort Chipewyan is the launch point for your adventure into Wood Buffalo National Park or an ideal "leave your worries behind" retreat.Go with expectations…come home with the unexpected!Whether you are a visitor, new resident or considering relocation, we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo – Alberta’s “northern light.” All that’s missing is you!Visit [!www.fortmcmurraytourism.com!] for further information about our region. Qualifications: Qualifications & Experience:Must have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of CanadaMust be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of AlbertaWilling to be an preceptor for the Family Medicine Residency Program Compensation: Fee for Service : Distribution of Average Gross Payments as per Alberta Health AHCIP = $459,509A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $20,992.09 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 19.98% 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 $4,840 and $12,100 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 Recruiter Contact: For more information on this posting, please contact AHS.NorthZonePhysicianRecruitment@albertahealthservices.caONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.