StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJuly 01, 2018
Posted DateMarch 19, 2018
Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital
The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) in Edmonton, Alberta is inviting applications for zone wide Staff Anesthesiologist positions based either primarily at the University of Alberta Hospital or Royal Alexandra Hospital.
A team of more than 160 department members, the Department of Anesthesiology is composed of physicians, anesthetists, scientists, educators and allied health professionals who provide services to ten Edmonton hospitals, and referrals from northern and western Alberta. We are a major referral centre for Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories with a referral based of over 1.5 million people. The Anesthesiology group provides services to patients at the Cross Cancer Institute, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Leduc Community Hospital, Misericordia Community Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Sturgeon Community Hospital and the University of Alberta Hospital.
The University of Alberta Hospital is one of Canada's leading clinical, research and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually from across western and northern Canada. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within cardiac sciences, neurosciences, surgery, medicine, renal, critical care, emergency and trauma care, and a state-of-the-art burn unit. The site's Organ and Tissue Transplant Program is also recognized as a national leader in both success rates and transplant volumes.
The Royal Alexandra Hospital is located in the heart of Edmonton and provides general and specialized medical and surgical health services. As one of Alberta's largest surgical facilities, the hospital plays a lead role in the expansion and development of minimally invasive surgery, a rapidly evolving technique that helps patients heal and return to productive lives faster.
The successful applicants shall have certification in Anesthesiology with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Additional training in regional, acute pain, liver transplant, vascular, obstetrical and cardiac will be considered an asset. Remuneration will be based on a fee-for service model with billing directly to Alberta Health.
The successful applicants will be expected to apply for an Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and be willing to be involved in resident teaching and clinical research facilitation
Consideration of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Keith Drader, Interim Zone Clinical Department Head
Department of Anesthesia
8-120 Clinical Sciences Building
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca. Details about Alberta Health Services and the cities of St. Albert and Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca, www.stalbert.ca and www.edmonton.ca respectively.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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.
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.
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