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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyOrthopedic Surgery

StatusOpen for Applications


CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateMay 12, 2020

Posted DateNovember 12, 2019

End DateNovember 30, 2020


Hospital NameStollery Children's HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for the position of Locum Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon within the Section of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery. The term of the locum will be 12 months starting as soon as possible.
The successful applicant will join a group of seven (7) pediatric orthopedic and orthopedic spine surgeons who provide a full range of elective and trauma services to children up to the age of 18 years. The successful applicant is expected to have superior technical surgical skills, clinical judgment and the ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary health care team.
The Section of Pediatric Surgery is an integral part of the Department of Surgery and provides secondary and tertiary care services for the city of Edmonton, northern Alberta and parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territories and Nunavut. This position will be based at the University of Alberta Hospitals (UAH); a leading clinical, research and teaching centre, treating more than 700,000 patients annually. This surgeon will work primarily at the Stollery Children’s Hospital (STO) a western Canadian referral centre for specialized paediatric services located within the UAH.
The candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, which will be considered a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The candidate is expected to participate in all aspects of an academic centre. This involves clinical practice, research, teaching and administrative activities.
Candidates must hold the FRCSC in orthopedic surgery or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics. Remuneration will be on a fee-for-services basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health ($300,000-$600,000).
The University of Alberta is one of the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world and home to more than 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget of $1.75 billion and attracts more than $460 million in sponsored research revenue.
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Surgery can be found at Information about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and respectively.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Alberta Health Services 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.
Anticipated date of commencement: January 1, 2020 or as soon as possible.
Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:

Sukhdeep K. Dulai, MD, MHSc(Epi), FRCSC
Specialty Lead, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery,
Stollery Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, University of Alberta
2C3.77 WMC, 8440-112 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7


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.

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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