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Hospital Neurologist/Neuromuscular Subspecialist

Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre - 1403 29th Street NW - Calgary, AB T2N 2T9
2018-10-31  Time: 23:59
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The Division of neurology is seeking a Neurologist who is seeking a career focused on acute care neurology in a tertiary care setting and who will provide neuromuscular expertise and support to the hospital based neurology team at Foothills Medical Centre. The successful candidate will provide at least 10-12 weeks of inpatient hospital service on the teaching service, with weekends. They will also participate fully in the neuromuscular program including the performance of complex EMGs. Outpatient clinics in neuromuscular disease, EMG, general neurology and/or urgent neurology will be expected when not on hospital service. Fellowship training in neuromuscular neurology and EMG, with licensure to perform EMG, is required. Contribute 10% time to academic activities including teaching and development of the hospital neurology service.

Qualifications include an MD, a specialist certificate in Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The candidate must be certified in EMG by the CSCN and have formal training in the management of patients with complex neuromuscular disease as seen at a tertiary care center, including ICU. Ability to participate fully in the neurology call schedule and in other Division activities including inpatient service and teaching are expected.

We are seeking an individual with proven clinical excellence and a record of working well within a team. We require an individual with leadership skills and a record of implementing innovations as the role will require active participation in continuously improving inpatient clinical care and resident education.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Division of Neurology and be an active participant within the Department of Clinical Neurosciences ( The successful applicant must be eligible for an academic appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

This is a fee for service position.

Fee for service payments are expected to be in the range of $340,000 to 500,000 per annum.

Specialist on call payments are expected to be in the range of $10,000-12,000 per annum.

The successful candidate will be a member of the University of Calgary Medical Group which provides billing services, transcription, academic clerical support, and offers opportunities for other academic opportunities including sabbaticals and travel grants.

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to:

Dr. Rajiv Midha

Department Head

Foothills Medical Centre

Calgary, T2N 2T9

Phone: 403.944.1260

Fax: 403.270.7878


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