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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 31, 2017

Posted DateJune 08, 2017

Start DateJuly 01, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameSouth Health CampusRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Duties include providing clinical service in the Section of Neurology and clinical teaching, including inpatient coverage and call, but substantial time will be protected for research.

$360,000 to $460,000 per annum paid by Clinical Neurosciences Academic Alternative Relationship Plan

Specialist On Call rate is approximately $432.00 per day

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Continuing Medical Education reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible Practitioner receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for three years.

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications include an MD plus an advanced degree (MSc or PhD) in relevant research methodology, Royal College specialist certification in Neurology, clinical fellowship training in neuromuscular disease, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. Demonstrated commitment to research in areas related to neuromuscular disease is required. Ideal applicants will have a track record of research in clinical trial design and methodology. However, candidates with other research interests are also encouraged to apply. Desired candidates must have 10 or more peer-reviewed papers, with the majority of publications as senior or 1st author.

The candidate must be fellowship trained in Neuromuscular Disease. 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
$250,000 - $400,000
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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