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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyOccupational Medicine

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJune 20, 2017

Posted DateDecember 20, 2016

Hospital

Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Academic Position for a Public Health Physician in the Division of Preventive Medicine

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Public Health Physician to be based in the Division of Preventive Medicine. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of Preventive Medicine is home to two Royal College accredited residency training programs, one in Public Health and Preventive Medicine and another in Occupational Medicine. Faculty members in the division engage in a range of research projects from evidence-based medicine to population health to bench research and provide clinical service in Public Health as well as Occupational Medicine.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Public Health and Preventive Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or the Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ) and will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Individuals with a focus on education and training at the undergraduate medical student and post-graduate resident levels, and those with experience in the administration of training programs are encouraged to apply.

Key accountabilities of the Public Health Physician will include, but will not be limited to, leadership and administration of Public Health educational programs in the Division of Preventive Medicine, engagement in research with a focus on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and provision of clinical service as a Medical Officer of Health.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (A-ARP), which offer a very competitive remuneration package with excellent benefits. ($287,130 - $407,130)

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, teaching and administrative experience, and research interests, along with three letters of reference.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Dr. Sebastian Straube
Divisional Director, Preventive Medicine
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
5-30 University Terrace, 8303-112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T4
Tel.: 780-248-6291
E-mail: straube@ualberta.ca

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 3, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.ualberta.ca.

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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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