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ACH Complex Care Program Community Pediatrics Lead Part-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary Zone   11 views
Job Details


The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Community Pediatrician to take on a 0.1 FTE leadership role for the Alberta Childrens Hospital Complex Care Program (ACCP). This role will lead the focus of the current ACCP from a hospital-centric complex care program to a unified hospital-community care program in order to better respond to the needs and wishes of patients and families by caring for them closer to home.

This role will work collaboratively with ACH and community partners to support more integrated service delivery and seamless coordination of ambulatory subspecialty services necessary for the ongoing care of Children with Medical Complexity (CMC). The community-based component of the ACCP will complement an existing Acute Complex Care program at ACH and support the continuum of care through collaborative partnerships.

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.


Candidates must have the following qualifications: MD, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) in Pediatrics.

The ideal candidate will have recent work experience as a Community Pediatrician with an appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Calgary Zone, demonstrated abilities in communication, team building, effective liaising with various stakeholders and a passion for quality and patient care.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.Must read, write, and speak English.

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

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.1
  • Department: Pediatrics
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
  • Community Info:

    Calgary is one of the worlds cleanest cities and has been named one of the worlds most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

  • Posting Date: Sep 12, 2023
  • Closing Date: Sep 29, 2023
  • Target Start Date: Jan 1, 2024
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.