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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyCardiology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 12, 2018

Posted DateJanuary 09, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameMazankowski Alberta Heart InstituteRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Academic Pediatric & Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgeon


The Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta, is accepting applications for the position of an Academic Pediatric & Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgeon. The Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Alberta has one of the largest Pediatric & Adult Congenital programs in Canada.

The Division of Cardiac Surgery presently consists of 11 cardiac surgeons and performs the full range of pediatric and adult cardiac operations averaging 1900 cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) cases per year. Additionally, 400-500 non CPB cases are performed. The Division is a major transplantation centre for Western Canada performing approximately 100 heart and lung transplantations annually. The Division is located in the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute which combines state of the art clinical facilities with outstanding opportunities in both clinical and basic science research. The Pediatric & Adult Congenital program performs approximately 600 (?) cases per year.

The Division is recruiting an academic congenital surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to start July 1, 2018 (this date is flexible). The successful applicant will have a job description which includes a significant commitment to Academic Cardiac Surgery with the clinical component to include a full range of Congenital Cardiac Surgery including heart transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support. The successful applicant will participate fully in Divisional research and educational activities. Protected time will be provided.

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in Cardiac Surgery and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The applicant must have obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery or equivalent and have advanced training in Pediatric and Adult Congenital cardiac surgery.

The position will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and includes a comprehensive benefits program and competitive salary.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a two page a statement of interest in the position and the names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. Roderick MacArthur, M.D.
Divisional Director, Cardiac Surgery
4A7.056 MAZ, 8440 – 112 Street
Edmonton AB T6G 2B7

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta hires 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.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Salaried
Average Annual Income
+$750,000
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.

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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