StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJanuary 31, 2018
Posted DateMay 10, 2017
Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital
Child and Adolescent Protection
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a clinical tract position within the Division: Community Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics.
The successful applicant will join two pediatricians specializing in child maltreatment and provide medical and leadership coverage for the Child and Adolescent Protection (CAP) Centre of the Stollery Children’s Hospital.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities for clinical service, teaching of multilevel learners and working with a multidisciplinary team in the CAP Centre. Through liaison with Human Services child protection workers, the Edmonton Police Service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Zebra Child Protection Centre the CAP Centre is able to provide a coordinated and collaborative medical response to child abuse.
The successful candidate will be a pediatrician with at least 5 years clinical experience in the area of child maltreatment assessment and intervention. Training, experience, and expertise in the medical evaluation of physical and sexual abuse is required. A thorough understanding of the developmental consequences and developmental and mental health needs of children who experiences child maltreatment is essential. The candidate should have a history of having demonstrated the necessary interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with academic and community colleagues. Experience with the child death review process an asset.
Interested applicants must hold an MD, have accredited pediatric specialty training by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and be eligible for licensure with CPSA. The candidate must be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
The position is a 0.8 FTE A-ARP position. Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a completive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan (A-ARP). The candidate shall have admitting privileges to the Stollery Children’s Hospital and participate in an equitable on call service for the CAP Centre.
Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:
Dr. Robert Moriartey
Divisional Director, General Pediatrics
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
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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