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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyObstetrics & Gynecology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateOctober 17, 2017

Posted DateJanuary 17, 2017

Hospital

Hospital NameRoyal Alexandra HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Urogynecology Physician Position:

Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applicants from clinical sub-specialists in Urogynecology to join the Department of Women’s Health in the Edmonton Zone.

The successful candidate will complement the current group of four Urogyncologists and our multi-disciplinary team at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women on the Royal Alexandra Hospital campus.

The Lois Hole Hospital for Women is dedicated to strengthening women’s health services, enhancing teaching, innovation and research. It is responsible for tertiary level women’s health care services, with a current medical staff of 18 Obstetricians/Gynecologists and 17 sub-specialists who perform more than 7,000 deliveries and 5,000 gynecologic surgeries per year. Working at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women, the successful candidate will deliver inpatient care and perform urogynecology surgeries.

The Division of Urogynecology currently maintains complement of four full-time specialists and is continuing to grow. The candidate would be expected to be an innovative educator that would be very involved with postgraduate and undergraduate medical education, and have an active interest and demonstrated skills in clinical and/or basic research and education. This position will complement the current group of Urogynecology sub-specialists and our multidisciplinary clinic team.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital is also home to the clinical teaching program for the academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta. The Urogynecology Division provides clinical education for multiple learners including a urogynecology sub-specialty trainee, postgraduate trainees in Obstetrics and Gynecology, in accordance with specialty specific RCPSC standards, and medical students. Therefore the successful candidate will be expected to apply for a clinical academic appointment with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Applicants will have successfully completed training and FRCSC certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as a Fellowship in Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction and be eligible for certification in obstetrics and gynecology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Remuneration will be based a Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Information about the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology can be found at www.med.ualberta.ca.. Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca.

For more information about the Urogynecology Division contact Dr. Jane Schulz or forward your application, including an up to date curriculum vitae outlining current teaching, clinical, and research interests, along with three reference letters by email to:

Dr. Jane Schulz, MD, FRCS(C)
Director, Division of Urogynecology
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Alberta
schulz@ualberta.ca or fax to: 780-735-4981 by Mar 1, 2017.

The position will remain open until filled.

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.

Qualifications & Experience

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

Compensation

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.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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