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Developmental Pediatrician 20-GRH-PED-NDEV-10 R Full-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   51 views
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Clinical Lecturer / Assistant Clinical Professor

Division of Developmental PediatricsFaculty of Medicine & Dentistry,University of Alberta

Section of Developmental Pediatrics in the Department of Child Health, Alberta Health Services

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a clinical position of lecturer or assistant / associate clinical professor within the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, located at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.

This appointment is a 1.0 FTE, with a position description profile of 60-70% clinical and 30-40% academic duties.

The successful applicant will join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, comprised of developmental pediatricians, pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialists, family physicians, psychologists and pediatric nurse practitioners, in providing interdisciplinary care for children with a variety of developmental disabilities and rehabilitation needs.

The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient assessment and inter-professional services for children with neurodiversity. A group of pediatricians, physiatrists, and developmental pediatricians provide medical coverage for outpatient specialty clinics and a 10 bed tertiary Pediatric Intensive Rehabilitation Inpatient 24 hour care program. The clinician will provide medical expertise within interdisciplinary teams caring for children and youth with neurodiversity. Depending on the applicants experience, the work will be within diagnostic and treatment programs which include autism spectrum, intellectual and learning disorder and neuromotor disorders. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Developmental Pediatrics subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as fellowship opportunities. The successful applicant will engage with trainees from these programs as well as with General Pediatric residents and elective medical students. There are many opportunities for both classroom-based and clinical teaching as well as for developing skills in Developmental Pediatric medical education.

The successful candidate will participate in clinical care, teaching, research and quality improvement. The division is home to a number of active education and research programs providing opportunities and mentorship for academic pursuits. As we build our team, the Department of Pediatrics recognizes that our people are and will continue to be our greatest strength. We celebrate creativity, diversity, perseverance, and a collaborative spirit.

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. Founded a century ago, the University of Alberta has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue. For more information on the Department of Pediatrics visit

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canadas first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories

The Stollery Childrens Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, is a full-service pediatric hospital and centre for complex pediatric care and research. It is the only specialized healthcare facility for infants, children and youth in central and northern Alberta and has among the highest inpatient volumes of any childrens hospital in Canada, and serves a geographical area of over 500,000 km

Applicants must hold an MD and have completed a specialty residency in Developmental Pediatrics; or Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency and fellowship in Pediatric Physiatry. The applicant must be eligible to obtain a specialist license to practice in the Province of Alberta, and appropriate liability coverage.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Child Health
  • Specialty: Developmental Pediatrics
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.
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  • Posting Date: Aug 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.
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.
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