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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyOtolaryngology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionLocum

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 02, 2020

Posted DateJuly 02, 2019

End DateJanuary 01, 9999

Clinic

ClinicUniversity of Alberta

Clinic TypeHospital

Hospital

Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

While the fellowship is primarily based out of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH), the Division of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery in Edmonton provides comprehensive services for a wide geographic area for northern Alberta and neighboring provinces. The UAH is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research, and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually from across western and northern Canada and offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within cardiac sciences, neurosciences, surgery, medicine, renal critical care, emergency and trauma care, and a state-of-the-art burn unit. The hospital is also home to Alberta Health Services organ and tissue transplant program, which is recognized as a national leader in both success rates and transplants volumes.

Qualifications & Experience

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

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
Under $100,000
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.
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