Job Posting
full time Orthopedics at Lifemark Meadowlark Centre
Edmonton, Alberta
Job ID: 16690

Lifemark Meadowlark – Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan (ARP) with Alberta Health is actively seeking physicians with an interest in chronic pain and addiction to join the team!

Lifemark Meadowlark offers clinical space in a medical mall with access to diagnostics, lab testing, various specialists and pharmacy. The clinic houses over 50 skilled physicians and clinicians (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, kinesiologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, yoga instructors, and dieticians) with many years of experience assisting patients at all points along the rehabilitation continuum.

The ARP provides an interdisciplinary approach to the assessment, treatment, and ongoing management of complex chronic pain patients inclusive of but not limited to musculoskeletal pain, complex regional pain, neurological pain, chronic fatigue, cancer related, complex pain with addictions, etc. The focus of the program is to develop individual treatment programs using current, evidence-based approach with a strong impetus for self-management, functional restoration, and improved quality of life.

The current team includes general practitioners and specialties including addiction, care of the elderly, occupational medicine, physiatry and psychiatry. The physicians work closely with the rehabilitation team to ensure patients suffering from chronic pain conditions are provided the best and timely care.

Primary duties:

Conduct thorough medical assessment and examinations to determine pain diagnoses and recommended investigations and treatment as required.
Liaise and consult with family physicians, specialists and other health care providers.
Discuss medical problems, plans and requirements with referral sources as appropriate.
Provide education sessions for staff, treatment teams and others as required.
Collaborate with the rehabilitation team to ensure patients receive an individualized program inclusive of the physical, psychosocial, and functional aspects of care.

Education, Skills, Abilities:

Doctor of Medicine – and any specialty is welcome – GP’s, psychiatry, physiatry, internal medicine, neurosurgery, etc.
Licensed to practice in the province of Alberta
Good knowledge of musculoskeletal medicine
Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other correspondence
Ability to communicate using different styles and methods to suit individual needs
Superior team and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills and computer skills (e.g. Microsoft, dictation/transcription systems, healthcare platforms, etc.)
Knowledge/experience with third party funder requests (e.g. workers’ compensation, insurance, short term/long term disability, etc.)

Lifemark Meadowlark offers:

Great team environment
Flexible work schedules – part time and full time (based on ARP specialty expectations)
Compensation as directed under the ARP
Access to a variety of different clinical disciplines within the clinic and across the country
Full package of administrative support
Clinic is open Monday – Friday, no on-call requirements or weekends
Great work-life balance
Personal and professional growth and development – opportunities to interact with a variety of different medical and rehabilitation specialties.

Summary
Specialty
Orthopedics
Province / State
Alberta
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Physician - Lifemark Meadowlark – Full-Time and Part-Time positions available
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Mixed (FFS, Salary) 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Lifemark Meadowlark Centre 
Street Address 1
154 Meadolark Centre 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Edmonton 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
T5R 5WR 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ross Kelly 
Phone
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2020-11-24
Edited on 2020-11-24