StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateSeptember 15, 2017
Posted DateDecember 13, 2016
Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital
Head and Neck Surgeon with interest in Rhinology and Allergy
The Division of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta and the Section of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Edmonton Zone are inviting trainees to apply for a one-year Rhinology/Skull Base fellowship commencing July 1, 2017.
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 3 million people.
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.
This program is designed to be a mix of both clinical and research opportunities. Fellows will be expected to participate in regular new patient and follow up clinics, based on the fellow’s interests and department needs. Scholarly activity is also expected, including basic, translational, or clinical research projects carried out with appropriate staff guidance. The individual will also provide locum tenus coverage for the duration of the fellowship. Compensation will be based on Fee for Services for clinical locum services along with a fellowship stipend.
Interested applicants should forward their CV accompanied with the names of three references, by January 22, 2017; however the competition will remain open until filled:
Director, Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
University of Alberta Hospital
1E4 WC Mackenzie Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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.
The University of Alberta and 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.
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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