Emergency Medicine Physician - Locum (23-MCH-EM-LOC-17) Temporary/Casual Job1 week ago Doctor / Physician Alberta 3 views
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 in the Edmonton Zone. There are up to two (1.0 FTE) Locum positions available with a start date of July 1, 2023 and end date of June 30, 2024.
Shifts will be 8 hours, covering days/evenings/nights/weekends. A full-time schedule generally represents 10-12 clinical shifts per month.
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, https://doctorjobsalberta.albertahealthservices.ca/
Remuneration is fee-for-service
Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward the following information to the contact below:
- A letter of interest that speaks to your interest in the MCH 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. Colleen Sweeney (email@example.com)
To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and letter of interest through https://doctorjobsalberta.albertahealthservices.ca/
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022 Noon
Please note: Interviews will NOT be offered to incomplete or late applications.
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Emergency Medicine, can be found on the Facultys Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca. Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.ahs.ca and www.edmonton.ca.
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.
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.
- Position Classification: Long-term Locum
- FTE: 1
- Department: Emergency Medicine
- Specialty: Emergency Medicine
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Compensation: Remuneration is fee-for-service.
- Community Info:
Covenant is Canadas largest Catholic provider of health care, with 26 Catholic facilities in 15 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Albertas integrated health system, the Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.
All Edmonton Zone hospitals are affiliated with the University of Alberta, and serve as important training facilities for residents and students. The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. Applicants are expected to participate in education of trainees and are encouraged to apply for Clinical Academic Colleague appointments in the Academic Department of Emergency Medicine.
- Posting Date: Sep 15, 2022
- Closing Date: Sep 30, 2022
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