Locum Otolaryngologist - Rhinology Locum Tenens Job2 years ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton 77 views
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, 2022.
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 as well as on-call services and emergency room consultations, 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 attending staff guidance. The individual will also provide locum-tenens coverage for the duration of the fellowship. Compensation will be based on Fee for Services for clinical locum services along with a fellowship stipend.
Selection criteria will include demonstrated interest in Rhinology, clinical skills and experience, academic achievements, and success in the American Rhinologic Society-sponsored Rhinology Match. Interested qualified applicants should forward their CV accompanied with the names of three references, by July 31, 2021; however the competition will remain open until filled. Candidates must be eligible to obtain licensure as a specialist in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Compensation will be based on Fee for Service billings for clinical locum services along with a fellowship stipend of $50,000 per annum.
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.
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