PHYSICIAN, Contractor, Calgary

The Physicians work within an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals (psychology, pharmacy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and kinesiology) who offer evidence-based pain rehabilitation programs, within a collegial work environment.

Physician Requirements:

  1. Provide medical consultation and assessment services one half day per week.  These times can be adjusted as mutually agreed by both parties. 
  2. Conduct medical assessment and examinations to determine and understand medical issues, work related restrictions, and suitability for OrionHealth programs.
  3. Determine and recommend assessments, investigations, medication and treatment as required.
  4. Liaise and consult with family physician, specialist(s) and any other external care providers with every client assessed as required.
  5. Complete appropriate charting and document clients’ medical status and progress.
  6. Prepare reports using the clinic template, on a timely basis.
  7. Ensure that clients clearly understand their medical issues, treatment options, medication usage and related personal responsibilities linked to their current and comorbid medical conditions.
  8. Review clients’ medical and medication issues, plans and requirements with the inter-disciplinary treatment team and with the referral sources as appropriate.  At times, where there is urgency this may require telephone consultation (if contractor is available)
  9. Participate in the case conferences, interm meetings and provide direction and ongoing modification of rehabilitation plans.
  10. Provide direction and ongoing modification of rehabilitation plans.
  11. Liaise regularly with pharmacist on medication management.
  12. Complete all required reports in the required timeframe as determined by OrionHealth.
  13. Attend meetings and in-services as required by OrionHealth per time negotiated based on Contractor availability.
  14. Adhere to OrionHealth guidelines, policies and procedures.
  15. Advise OrionHealth regarding physician practices.
  16. Provide orientation to new physicians.
  17. Work with the inter-disciplinary treatment team

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Experience in addictions, physical medicine or sports medicine would be an asset
  • Licensed to practice or eligibility to practice in the Province of Alberta
  • Sound understanding of musculoskeletal medicine
  • Understanding of occupational rehabilitation
  • Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other correspondence
  • Proven ability to work within an inter-idisciplinary team.

We offer an industry competitive rate for this highly critical role within the team.

Please apply in confidence to:  employment@orionhealth.ca.