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SpecialtyInternal Medicine


PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJuly 09, 2018

Posted DateJanuary 09, 2018


Hospital NameRoyal Alexandra HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Clinical Academic Colleague – General Internal Medicine Physicians
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine in partnership with Alberta Health Services, is inviting applications for General Internist Physicians, at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty is internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in General Internal Medicine (GIM) and must be eligible for licensure within the Province of Alberta. The successful applicants are expected to participate in clinical service commitments in the General Internal Medicine which may include but are not limited to: inpatient clinical teaching services, inpatient clinical nonteaching services, emergency consultations, inpatient and critical care consultation, urgent ambulatory access, chronic disease prevention and management clinics. Successful candidates are expected to provide an active ambulatory service.

The GIM Division is invested in the teaching of ward based medical teaching units in internal medicine, actively contributing to the education of medical students, residents and other learners. Therefore, the successful applicants will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Appointment to the Alberta Health Services Medical Staff is also required.
Successful candidates will also be expected to actively participate in hospital clinical and/or education committees to provide a leadership role. Research activities and involvement are encouraged but not mandatory.
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine/Division of General Internal Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at . Details about the City of Edmonton and Alberta Health Services are available at and .
The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and a current curriculum vitae outlining their clinical experience and possible research interests to:
Dr. Winnie Sia
Site Section Head, General Internal Medicine
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton Alberta

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

Qualifications & Experience

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


Compensation Type
Fee for Service
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.

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