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Acute Care Hospitalist (Medical Inpatient Care) Part-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   71 views
Job Details

The hospitalist group at the Foothills Medical Centre enjoys a team based flexible work environment while acting as the largest admitting service at the site. We pride ourselves in providing excellent patient-centered care through the continuum of hospital care: seeing patients in the ER and following them onto our inpatient units and organizing post-acute care. We are responsible for ordering treatments, tests, and consulting with specialty physicians and primary care physicians where appropriate. Addiction, mental health and social issues frequently complicate the medical issues; advocacy at the patient and system level will be a key part of this role.

We are looking for clinicians who have a strong interest in developing a permanent acute care hospital practice and working collaboratively with all members of the inter-professional team, including other physicians, nurses, and allied health staff. We are a cohesive and diverse group of physicians and are enthusiastic to welcome new members.

There is a position available starting approximately November 15, 2022. A physician filling this position would be assigned work consisting of shifts and rounding patients. While the number of shifts will be irregular, you will enjoy a great deal of flexibility in your work and have the opportunity to cover further shifts or rounding if you so choose. We expect the amount of work available to make up to an anticipated 0.5 - 1.0 FTE. There is an accompanying probationary period with this position.

Time Requirement:

0.5 - 1.0 Clinical FTE is anticipated. This comprises of various shifts in the 24-hour period including evening, night and weekend work. We are looking for individuals who can commit to the full scope practice of daily rounding, shift coverage and cross coverage for other colleagues.

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, all 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Medical Staff

In accordance with the Policy, all contractors and AHS employees, including medical and midwifery staff are recommended to befully immunizedagainst COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.

Applicants are to submit three names or letters of reference and letter of interest (in pdf format) to family.medicine@ahs.caBy 15 days of posting date

-Eligible for licensure and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and CMPA

-Eligible for privileges within the Department of Family Medicine, Alberta Health Services

-Clinical excellence in the described role, with previous inpatient experience being an asset

-Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills

-Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team setting to create patient focused solutions

-Exhibits leadership skills and potential

-Desire to participate and contribute to quality improvement activities

-Will be required to attend an in-person/Zoom interview with an interview panel and provide references upon request

-We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Hospital Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Aug 24, 2022
  • Closing Date: Sep 23, 2022
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.