StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateDecember 02, 2017
Posted DateJune 02, 2017
Hospital NameStollery Children's HospitalRead more about this hospital
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics, as the Section Head, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization.
The successful applicant will join 12 academic pediatric cardiologists who work together with a highly skilled interdisciplinary team to offer advanced and innovative care for the entire spectrum of congenital and acquired heart disease in children and adults. The Stollery Children’s Hospital sees approximately 10,000 children and adults with congenital heart problems and performs 10 to 12 pediatric heart transplants, over 600 cardiac surgeries and over 300 cardiac catheterizations annually. This program includes one of the largest pediatric mechanical cardiac assist device programs in North America, and performs transcatheter valve implantation as well an interventional-surgical hybrid procedures. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Cardiology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The Program attracts numerous international subspecialty fellows as well, and houses an active basic and clinical science research program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.
Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in pediatric cardiology, and advanced training in interventional cardiac catheterization. Candidates must be certified or eligible to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Cardiology). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (http://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes). Candidates with a minimum of 3 years experience in pediatric cardiac catheter Intervention in the setting of an academic pediatric cardiac surgical program are sought for this position.
The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.
This position will be comprised of approximately 60% clinical service and 40% academic pursuits: either teaching and/or research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Cardiology. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.
Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale ($401,424.75 to $455,424.75) of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.
Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:
Dr. Paul F. Kantor
Pediatric Cardiology, Room 4C2.22 WMC
8440 112 St. NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Ph: 780 248 5431
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.
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.
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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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