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Emergency Medicine Physician-Leduc Community Hospital (23-LCH-EM-LOC-41) Temporary/Casual Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   3 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Emergency Medicine Physicians to join the Department of Emergency Medicine at Leduc Community Hospital in the Edmonton Zone. Locum positions of 0.5 - 1.0 FTE are available.

Shifts will be 8 hours, covering days/evenings/nights/weekends. A full-time schedule generally represents 10-12 clinical shifts per month. Although not required, our ideal candidate will also have the opportunity to take part in our hospital care team roster (inpatient care), community family medicine and surgical assist.

Please note:Locum positions are temporary assignments; physicians recruited to locum positions who wish to become permanent will be required to apply for positions as they become available on the Doctor Jobs website,


The candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be considered a strong clinician by their peers.

The successful applicant will have, or be eligible for, certification in Emergency Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or the College of Family Physicians Canada (FRCPC or CCFP-EM) and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Any CCFP candidates would be expected to complete their certificate of added competence in Emergency Medicine within 5 years.

ACLS, PALS, ATLS and NRP competency are required.

Residents must be eligible to write the appropriate exam at the next sitting.

All physicians hired to the Department of Emergency Medicine are required to have current ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certification or certification must be completed within 6 months of hire.


Remuneration is fee-for-service.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and letter of interest through and forward the following information to the contact below:

A letter of interest that speaks to your interest in the LCH Emergency Department, short and long term career goals, and ways in which you hope to contribute to the department

Curriculum vitae

Supply the names and contact information of your three references, one of which should be your prior chief of service or program director, as well as inform your references to send their confidential letters to: Dr. Keith Barry, Facility Chief, EM at

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Long-term Locum
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Emergency Medicine
  • Specialty: Emergency Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for service
  • Posting Date: Aug 31, 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.