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Otolaryngologist Head & Neck Surgeon/ Sleep Surgery

2019-07-23
Otolaryngology
Full Time Practice
1
Edmonton
Royal Alexandra Hospital
19-RAH-SUR-OTO-15
2019-07-16
2020-01-16  Time: 23:59
Posting will remain open until filled.
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
2020-07-16
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and Alberta Health Services invite applications for an academic Otolaryngologist specializing sleep medicine and surgery. The successful applicant will be based primarily at the Royal Alexandra Hospital with secondary access to the University of Alberta Hospital, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, and Leduc hospital.

The successful candidate will have a special continuing (academic) faculty appointment in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at an appropriate rank. This position will consist of 20% research, 30% clinical service, 30% non-classroom teaching, 15% classroom based teaching, and 5% administration. Contributions to education at the undergraduate, graduate, and specialty levels are expected from all faculty surgeons. The successful candidate will contribute to broadening the research base in the area of sleep surgery. The clinical duties will involve support for the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery program in the Edmonton Zone, and participation in the Zone’s on-call rotation.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health education institutions. The Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Program presently consists of 34 members who provide comprehensive services for a wide geographic area including Northern Alberta and neighboring provinces. The program utilizes the most current equipment and technology including image guided surgery, laser surgery, robotic surgery, and intraoperative MRI.

Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health region, which includes the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH). The site is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research, and teaching hospitals, providing services for a population of over 3 million people. The facility provides treatment for more than 700,000 patients annually from across Western and Northern Canada. It offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within, head and neck surgery, cardiac sciences, neurosciences, surgery, medicine, critical care, and trauma care.

More information about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, and Department of Surgery can be found at www.med.ualberta.ca. Information about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca respectively.

Candidates must hold the FRCSC designation in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery or an equivalent and be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. The candidate should have fellowship training from an accredited Sleep Medicine program. Remuneration will be fee-for-service through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health. A post graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) in an appropriate related field to Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery is an asset otherwise the expectation of the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is that they individual would complete an advanced post-graduate degree within the first 5 years of practice.

Compensation is based on Fee for Service


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the names of three references forwarded to:

Hadi Seikaly, M.D., M.A.Leadership., FRCSC

Professor, Departments of Surgery and Oncology

Divisional Director, Zone Clinical Department Section Chief

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services

1E4.34, WMC 8440 - 112 Street Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7

Phone #: (780) 407-3691 Fax #:(780)407-6059

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.



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