StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateSeptember 19, 2018
Posted DateMarch 19, 2018
Hospital NameSturgeon Community 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 a zone wide Staff Anesthesiologist position based primarily at the Sturgeon Community Hospital in St. Albert, Alberta.
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 base 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.
Located just north of Edmonton, the Sturgeon Community Hospital provides a wide variety of health services to the community of St. Albert and surrounding area. As a community hospital, the Sturgeon’s focus is on providing the best care in a comfortable, modern and friendly setting. Care provided includes emergency, women’s health, cardiac care, surgery, medicine, pediatrics, and rehabilitation.
The successful applicant requires an MD or equivalent degree and will hold certification in Anesthesiology with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure as a specialist in Anesthesiology with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Applicants who have successfully completed a Canadian Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship Program and/or Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship Program within the last two years will be preferred. Additional training in regional anesthesiology 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
Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Andrew Shaw Zone Clinical Department Head, AHS
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Alberta
2-150 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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