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Cardiologist Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Medicine Hat   14 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently recruiting for afull-time Cardiologistfor the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH).

The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is an acute care facility, which also includes sub-acute/restorative care beds serving South East Alberta with a catchment population of ~110,000. MHRH has 246 acute care beds, 30 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 7 NICU bassinets. MHRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

The successful candidate will:

  • Establish and maintain a full-time Cardiology practice in the community of Medicine Hat. A full-time practice is defined as providing clinical activities at least (5) days per week, a minimum of forty (40) hours per week; and/or providing commensurate shifts in keeping with other full-time practice FTEs as assigned by the medical leader responsible for the area of clinical service;
  • Provide inpatient consultations [including ICU and cardiac echo] and serve as most responsible physician for inpatients;
  • outpatient cardiac services within AHS facilities and within the community of Medicine Hat;
  • Provide General Internal Medicine and ICU on-call support as per AHS's on-call schedules and expectations applicable to the South Zone Clinical Department of Medicine practices or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leader;
  • Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the services;
  • Establish a primary residence, in the community of Medicine Hat or immediate surrounding area
  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws , the AHS Medical Staff Rules and AHS policies;
  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues as a member of the ZCD of Medicine at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in support of patient care;
  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives.

The successful candidate:

  • Must have or be eligible for FRCPC or equivalent; with a Fellowship in Cardiology;
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Remuneration: Fee-for-ServiceFor complete details on further incentives and AMA benefits, please contact the Alberta Medical Association.
  • Community Info: Medicine Hat is a city of 65,000 + with a drawing population of 110,000 + and is known as the sunniest city in Canada. Medicine Hat is an excellent family community with good schools, and a community college. There is a wide range of cultural and recreational facilities in the area. The community offers a good quality of life and substantial advantages for a rewarding career and a great family life.www.medicinehat.cawww.mhc.ab.caTravel Time:To Edmonton: approx. 6 hrsTo Calgary: approx. 3 hrsTo Red Deer: approx 4.5 hrsTo Lethbridge: approx 1.5 hrs
  • Posting Date: Mar 30, 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.