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Anesthesiologist Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   10 views
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The Department of Anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone, invites applications for 1 Anesthesiologist at the South Health Campus in Calgary and the Calgary Chronic Pain Centre. This post has an Academic position at the Clinical Lecturer level with the University of Calgary.

South Health Campus is a newly developed, 270 bed tertiary care centre providing care to Calgary and surrounding areas. Sub specialty anesthesiology interests that can be accommodated include: thoracic, high risk obstetrics, acute pain, hepatobiliary, neuro, complex spines, and trauma. As a citywide department, there is also an expectation of work at chartered surgical facilities, as well as other acute care sites as required by the Section or Zone department.

This position, FTE 0.8, is joint between the South Health Campus, a Division of Anesthesia and Calgary Chronic Pain Centre. The split will be 0.2 FTE Anesthesia and 0.6 FTE Chronic Pain. The starting date for this position will be on or after July 1, 2023. (By negotiation). The successful applicant will provide Anesthesia care to patients at SHC, Calgary Chronic Pain Centre and at Calgary Zone Chartered Surgical Facilities, while working alongside a family-friendly and collegial department of 25 anesthesiologists who work cooperatively to facilitate work-life balance. There is an increased need in Anesthesiologist services to complete the therapeutic treatment to support the medical management of patients in a chronic pain setting and to liaison with community services.

The candidate will be encouraged to follow good professional and collegial behavior including but not limited to CME, Undergraduate and Postgraduate education, administrative duties, team work and simulation. The aim is all members should contribute to or support the academic mission of the department. There are department policies for equitable allocation of work, on call duties and vacation time.

The Calgary Chronic Pain Centre provides interdisciplinary pain care to a diverse population. The work expectations are to provide care in an interdisciplinary model, follow the processes of the Calgary Chronic Pain Program, reporting as per the recording practices at the Calgary Chronic Pain Program, attend physician meetings monthly, participate in educational activities (in both presentation and audience roles), participate in program development and evaluation, and participate in research activity. Interventional procedure time will be included.

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.


Applicants must be a qualified MD or equivalent, with specialist certification in anesthesia, and fellowship equivalency training in chronic pain and interventional pain management. The applicant must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta for independent anesthesia care.

The successful Candidate will have their FRCPC in Anesthesia (or equivalent); have demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team; superior interpersonal communication skills; and a strong commitment to delivering innovative anesthetic care.

Candidates with established background in research, quality assurance and/or teaching are preferred.
Required skills interventional pain management. Desired clinical skills include POCUS, regional anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, advanced pain management skills.

Desired competencies include Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Advanced Life Support.
The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and must read, write and speak English.

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

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: Full-time
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Department: Anesthesiology
  • Specialty: Anesthesiology
  • Secondary Specialty: Chronic Pain
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: As per Alberta Schedule of Medical Benefits Fee for Service and an clinical Alternative Relations Plan for the Chronic Pain Center.Specialist On Call: Share of general OR and Obstetrical anesthesia night, weekends and public holidays The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Community Info:

    Calgary is approximately 80km east of the Canadian Rockies and is located in the transition zone between the Rocky Mountain Foothills and the Canadian prairies. It is the largest city in Alberta, with a metropolitan population of 1,392,609 people (Statistics Canada, 2016). The city is large in physical area, consisting of an inner city surrounded by suburban communities of various densities.

    Calgarys climate is greatly influenced by the citys elevation and proximity to the Rocky Mountains. Calgarys winters are broken up by warm, dry Chinook winds that routinely blow into the city from over the mountains during the winter months. There is easy access to many world class outdoor/mountain pursuits such as skiing, hiking, climbing, mountain biking and golf.

    Calgary has a vibrant theatre, art, food, sports and music community. It was designated as one of the cultural capitals of Canada in 2012. The city features an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars, cultural venues, public squares and shopping.

  • Posting Date: Sep 23, 2022
  • Closing Date: Oct 5, 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.