TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • PLEASE NOTE: I WON'T BE REACHABLE BY PHONE FROM SEPTEMBER 2016 TO MARCH 2017. Please contact me by email during this time.
  • As of January 2017 I will be increasing my hourly fees. This increase is due and necessary since the last one was done over 4 years ago. Please contact me for further details.
  • Upon agreeing on a locum, a contract will be emailed to the hiring clinic. This contract should be reviewed, signed and emailed back.
  • Mileage fee applies for practices outside of the greater Calgary area.
  • GST will be charged..
  • Minimum amount of working hours per day is 8 during weekdays and 5 on Saturdays.
  • Minimum days working outside of Calgary is five days, two weeks for outside of Alberta.
  • Out of town accommodations is the responsibility of the hiring practice.
  • I carry my own liability and long-term disability insurance.
  • Cancelation policy: 4 weeks prior to the scheduled date. If cancelation is done less than 4 weeks, 50% of the expected fees will be charged (40 hrs per week or 45 hrs with Saturdays included). If a plane or bus ticket was already purchased, it will be refunded in full. On the other hand, if I cancel a locum within the same time frame I am responsible to paying the practice half the expected rate collected if a replacement is not found. Only exception is personal or family medical emergency.
  • When working at a clinic for the first time, no surgeries are to be booked on the first day of the contract. This allows me to meet the staff and familiarize myself with the facilities, equipment and drugs available
  • I do not do orthopedic surgeries, elective declawing surgeries in cats, ear crops, debarking surgery, tail docks (cosmetic), thoracic surgery, GDV, perineal surgeries, cherry eye, anal sacculectomies and/or any kind of large animal work. I don't see exotics, only rabbits and ferrets on a very basic basis.
  • No AHT no surgeries.

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