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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyPediatrics

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 05, 2017

Posted DateNovember 07, 2017

Hospital

Hospital NameStollery Children's HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Pediatric Intensivist
Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton Zone

Alberta Health Services, Department of Child Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics, is inviting applications for the position of Pediatric Intensivist to join the Stollery Children’s Hospital in the Edmonton Zone.

The Stollery Children''s Hospital provides quaternary support to a vast geographic region as well as the critical care services for the children of Northern Alberta as well as the largest encashment area in Western Canada. The Stollery Pediatric Critical Care Units (PICU and PCICU), provide care to over 1000 patients per year, and are responsible for providing a full array of cardiovascular, medical, and surgical, populations. The Stollery Children’s Hospital PICU is home to a very active and successful ECLS, transport and pediatric solid organ transplant programs. Our program prides itself on excellent clinical outcomes and is in the process of developing a new state of the art PICU and PCICU with 16 beds each.

The Pediatric Critical Care Division supports a successful Royal College certified Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship program. All members of the Division are expected to contribute and actively participate in non-clinical activities including research, teaching, administration and quality improvement.

The successful applicant shall have certification in Pediatrics or Anesthesia together with Critical Care with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or equivalent and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Extensive Pediatric Intensive Care experience is required, and the ideal candidate for this position would have 2 to 5 years of established independent practice in that environment. This position will carry an expectation of clinical research within the PICU setting and therefore post graduate training (MSc and/or PhD) in research methodology is preferred.

Remuneration for this position will be funded by a competitive and highly successful clinical alternate funding plan. ($300,000 - $400,000)

Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta. With an abundance of services, beautiful river valley, community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodations, this energetic city has something for everyone. Details about the University of Alberta and the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca. Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:

Dr Natalie Anton, MD FRCPC
Divisional Director, Pediatric Intensive Care
Stollery Children’s Hospital
3A3.19, 8440 -112 Street
Edmonton Alberta
T6G 2B7

Email: natalie.anton@ahs.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encourages to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta, Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health 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 men and women, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternate Payment Plan
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.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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