July 8, 2015 • Written in Community Support Practicing Physicians 0 Comments

Tagged with Alberta Medical Association Locum Services Physician retention Practising Physicians RPAP • Written by Jonathan Koch

RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta supports AMA Physician Locum Services®, providing short-term locum service to rural physicians practising in communities with four or fewer physicians.

The following locum programs are available to rural Alberta physicians:

Regular Rural Locum Program

Physicians in communities with four or fewer physicians may access the program, and each physician is eligible for four weeks of locum coverage per year.

Weekend Locum Program

The weekend initiative provides weekend relief so rural physicians may work emergency department shifts of a frequency no greater than one-in-four weekends.

Seniors' Weekend Locum Program

The Seniors' Weekend Locum Program gives senior rural physicians the option to decrease or eliminate weekend hospital call. Local physicians have the first option to pick up the extra call or the Weekend Rural Locum Program provides weekend coverage.

For more information on Physician Locum Services click here.

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