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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyNeurology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateNovember 28, 2019

Posted DateMay 29, 2019

Clinic

ClinicUniversity of Alberta

Clinic TypeHospital

Hospital

Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

The successful candidate will provide clinical care for patients, and will participate in other clinical and academic activities of the Neurology division. He/she will assume accountability and oversight for the care delivered to Neurological patients including those suffering from Stroke. The individual will also be expected to promote research, teaching and quality improvement initiatives related to Neurosciences and Stroke.

The position will be accountable to the Director, Division of Neurology and Edmonton Zone Neurosciences Lead, as well as the Director of the Stroke Program.

Individuals with a strong interest in research and in the education of trainees are encouraged to apply

Key accountabilities of the Stroke neurologist will include, but will not be limited to direct inpatient and outpatient care, teaching of residents, medical students and other undergraduates, a close relationship to the Neurosciences and Mental Health Institute and participation in Divisional, Departmental and University activities.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience and academic interests, along with three letters of reference to:

Dr. Douglas Zochodne
Divisional Director, Neurology
University of Alberta
7-132 Clinical Sciences Building
11350 - 83 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G3
Douglas.Zochodne@ahs.ca

Applications will begin being reviewed on 2 weeks after ad posted (June 11, 2019); however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.

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 can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

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

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.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will be an MD with certification in Neurology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). In addition, the candidate will have prior specialized training and clinical experience in the field of Stroke and stroke research. Significant accomplishment
In the field of Stroke research would be an asset.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternate Payment Plan
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.

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.
Regional Incentives
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 Alternative Relationship Plan (A-ARP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

$360,458 - $441,458
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