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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyNeurology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCalgary(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateAugust 01, 2017

Posted DateJune 02, 2017

Start DateApril 01, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameFoothills Medical CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Duties include providing clinical service in the Section of Neurology and clinical teaching but substantial time will be protected for research. Hospital service will be for the seizure monitoring unit and to provide Seizure Monitoring Unit and City-wide EEG call for 7-9 weeks annually including weekends plus an equivalent number of weeknights. Outpatient clinical work will focus on the management of complex epilepsy and include weekly EEG interpretation.

Qualifications & Experience

We are seeking applications for a full-time academic position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to develop a vigorous, independent, basic or clinical research program in an area related to Epilepsy. The successful clinician scientist candidate will focus on basic translational research in Epilepsy. An advanced degree in basic/translational research training and demonstrated commitment to research in areas related to epileptogenesis and disease mechanisms are essential. The successful clinical researcher candidate will focus on areas related to Health Outcomes Research in Epilepsy. An advanced degree with research training in clinical epidemiology and demonstrated commitment to research in areas related to Health Outcomes Research and Analytics are essential. The ability to establish an independent research program as demonstrated by a portfolio of scholarly work is also required.

Clinical qualifications include an MD, a specialist certificate in Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or be eligible to attain this certification, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The candidate must be certified in EEG by the CSCN, and have formal training in the management of patients with complex epilepsies seen at a tertiary care centre, including ICU and continuous EEG monitoring, pre-surgical evaluation, proficiency and experience with various modalities of intracranial EEG planning and interpretation, ECoG, and cortical stimulation for function mapping. We are seeking an individual with proven clinical excellence and a record of working well within a team.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternate Payment Plan
Average Annual Income
$400,000 - $500,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 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 0% 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 $5,141 and $12,852 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 $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 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 albertadoctors.org.
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