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Clinical Gastroenterologist Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   25 views
Job Details

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a clinical gastroenterologist to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology currently has 21 MD members and is one of the largest gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, motility and nutrition centers in Canada. US News & World Report in their 2022 Best Universities Report ranked Gastroenterology and Hepatology No. 2 in Canada and No. 28 in the world. It manages leading-edge clinical, basic and translational research programs involving 45 graduate and undergraduate students; over 3 million dollars in basic and clinical research funding annually and has developed the Centres of Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) and Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Research (GILDR). As a major tertiary academic referral centre, the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Alberta Hospital has a highly specialized consultation and advanced therapeutic endoscopy facility conducting some 25.000 endoscopies annually, a state of the art outpatient research and consultation clinic (Zeidler Ledcore Centre) staffed with highly skilled digestive disease specialist physicians, nurses and scientists.

Key accountabilities of the clinical gastroenterologist will include participation in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient digestive healthcare including but not limited to endoscopy, night-, weekend- and holiday- call, administrative tasks as well as supporting researchers with the collection of clinical data, biosamples and referral of patients to our many research programs. Moreover, since the future work environment is an academic site, we expect participation un undergraduate and graduate medical education.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their qualifications, education, experience and research interests to:

Dr. Daniel C. Baumgart, MD PhD MBA
Divisional Director, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Alberta
130 University Campus NW

Applications will begin being reviewed 2 weeks after advert is placed; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Facultys Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

In accordance with Alberta Health Services' Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 Policy, new hires will be required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See ourFrequently Asked Questionsfor additional information.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. He or she will be eligible for certification in Gastroenterology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Gastroenterology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.
  • Community Info:

    The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as The City of Festivals. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.

  • Posting Date: May 19, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.
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