Endocrinologist (23-SCH-MED-ENDO-15) Part-time Job2 weeks ago Doctor / Physician St. Albert 2 views
Alberta Health Services in partnership with The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, invites applications for an Endocrinologist with an interest and/or additional training in Diabetes in Pregnancy to be based at the Sturgeon Community Hospital (SCH) located in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada. The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions.
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is one of Canadas premier academic medical institutions and is recognized among the worlds top 100 medical schools. The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Medicine is internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions.
The successful candidate will join a group of endocrinologists in a division which has excellent clinical facilities. We have a Royal College approved resident training program and easy access to dynamic testing and the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
The academic divisions research collaborations span basic, clinical and community-based research. Current areas of strength include Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition, Lipid Metabolism, Cardiovascular Disease and Exercise Physiology. Many of these collaborations are established through the Alberta Diabetes Institute, which houses dry and wet labs as well as an 8000 square feet clinical research unit (BodPod, DEXA, Whole Body Calorimeter) and a 1500 square feet exercise lab. The ADI provides a number of core services and administers a range of funding opportunities (pilot grants, studentships, post-doc fellowships).
The Sturgeon Hospital Diabetes Clinic serves diabetic pregnant patients in the Edmonton zone. The Diabetes in Pregnancy clinic at SCH is a multidisciplinary clinic, with a team of physicians, nurses and dietitians.
The successful applicant is expected to participate in clinical service commitments in the Diabetes Clinic two half days per week. The skillsets required for the applicant are knowledge and experience in diabetes in pregnancy and insulin pump therapy, being an excellent communicator, and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment. It is expected that the clinic providers pursue regular professional activities to bring the most up-to-date treatment modalities to the clinic. The successful applicant may also be involved in outpatient clinical teaching services, and outpatient clinical nonteaching services.
Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:
Dr. Gabriel Suen
Facility Medical Director
Sturgeon Community Hospital
St Albert, Alberta
Application Emails go to: firstname.lastname@example.org; Gabriel.Suen@albertahealthservices.ca
Applications will begin being reviewed 2 weeks after the advertisement is posted. However, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
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 Aboriginal persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent and be certified in Endocrinology/Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- FTE: 0.2
- Department: Medicine
- Specialty: Endocrinology and Metabolism
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule. This is a 0.2 FTE position.
- Posting Date: Mar 29, 2023
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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