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Critical Care Physician - Red Deer Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Central Zone New ▾ ▸ 1 additional location Central Zone   3 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services, Central Zone, the Department of Internal Medicine, and divisions of Neurology and Critical Care at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, invite applications for a Critical Care Physician to establish a full-time practice in the City of Red Deer. This role includes but is not limited to providing consultation services, admissions, medical emergency team outreach (ACCESS), ongoing daily care, and code blue coverage for Critical Care/Intensive Care Unit at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. Neurocritical care experience is a significant asset. Neurology services will include general inpatient neurology and EEG reading. Successful applicants are required to participate in on-call coverage for both divisions, with combined call requirements to be mutually agreed upon by the successful applicant and the relevant ZCSCs.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence within the community of Red Deer, or immediate surrounding area;
  • Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;
  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules and AHS policies;
  • Provide call assistance as per call schedules, including participation in the Critical Care and Neurology call schedule, as required;

  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Internal Medicine;
  • Participate in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs;
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities, as assigned;
  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues in support of patient care

Red Deer is a thriving family-friendly city of over 100,000 people that is in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and many other outdoor attractions. We are ideally situated between Edmonton and Calgary, both less than an hour and a half drive away. Red Deer has all the amenities you need: great school systems, well-equipped hospitals and health centres. With an assortment of recreation facilities, multi-use trails and green spaces along with engaging local culture and art - there's an experience waiting for you.

About Red Deer - The City of Red Deer

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre | Alberta Health Services

Alberta Is Calling

Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing independent outpatient practice or form an independent outpatient office of their own. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and we thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Practice Ready Assessment (PRA); as well as applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada.

Required Qualifications

  • Have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (required with application);
  • Have or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC);
  • Have sub-specialty certification or equivalent in Critical Care Medicine;
  • Must have recent and relevant experience in all areas of practice required
Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Internal Medicine
  • Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
  • Secondary Specialty: Neurology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: This Position is Fee For Service On Call Stipend Physicians are remunerated for being on call.
  • Posting Date: Aug 21, 2023
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.