StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateMarch 24, 2020
Posted DateSeptember 19, 2019
ClinicUniversity of Alberta
Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Hematologist with expertise in myeloid malignancies and post-allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant care, to be based at the University of Alberta and Cross Cancer Institute. 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 Hematology provides comprehensive care for adult patients with a wide variety of benign and malignant hematologic disorders. It is the primary hematology referral centre for central and Northern Alberta and Northwest Territories, with a catchment area of 2 million people. There is an active, well-established clinical trials program within the Division and ample support is provided to clinical investigators.
The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Hematology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have specialized training and expertise in the management of adult patients with acute leukemia and other myeloid neoplasms. Candidates should also have experience in the management of patients who have undergone allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).
Key accountabilities of the hematologist will include, but will not be limited to, providing clinical care for patients with acute leukemia, myeloproliferative neoplasms and related hematologic disorders, as well as for patients post-HSCT. Candidates will be expected to participate actively in clinical trials and to develop clinical and translational research initiatives for these diseases, as well as to provide teaching for resident trainees and students.
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 Medicine & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
Dr. Joseph Brandwein
Director, Division of Hematology
Applications will begin being reviewed on October 8, 2020; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.
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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.
How to Apply
The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.
Qualifications & Experience
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)
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.
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