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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyHematology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityRed Deer(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateAugust 31, 2017

Posted DateNovember 15, 2016

Start DateAugust 01, 2017

Hospital

Hospital NameCentral Alberta Cancer CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

The Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Community Oncology in conjunction with Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary invite applications for a full-time clinician/clinician scientist within the discipline of Hematology and Hematological Malignancies at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Central Alberta Cancer Centre (CACC) site in Red Deer, Alberta, and will join a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the Central Zone.

The CACC in Red Deer is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within CancerControl Alberta’s Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Central and Northern Alberta, the centre delivers a wide range of state of the art treatment and care to cancer patients including outpatient chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and access to clinical trials, education and psychosocial support. Cancer care practice at the CACC is centered around 7 major tumour groups with rarer tumours managed in conjunction with consultation and expertise from the tertiary centers in Calgary and Edmonton.

The CACC operates within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincial clinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient centered care. Hematologists are expected to participate in local and provincial tumour team based activities including clinical case reviews at tumour board rounds, annual, provincial tumour team meetings, local quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and educational programs, and, are supported by a network of hematologists and Medical Oncologists province wide.

Split compensation arrangement:

60% AHS Clinical Stipend $188,869 - $271,870 per annum based on qualification and experience

40% Fee for Service (FFS arrangement)

The physician is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications include a MD, FRCPC or equivalent with training in Hematology. Additional training in Malignant Hematology or a Malignant Hematology subspecialty would be an asset. The successful applicants will have or be eligible for certification in Hematology and Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and 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.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination
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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