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Family Medicine Hospitalist, 22-FSCH-FAM-HCT-LOC-84 Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Fort Saskatchewan   7 views
Job Details

Position Description:

Alberta Health Services are inviting Locum applications from Family Physicians to join the Department of Family Medicine in the Edmonton Zone.

Fort Saskatchewan Hospital Community Hospital (FSCH) is a 38-bed suburban hospital in the Edmonton Zone. The position is for a hospitalist at the FSCH in an acute care setting on the inpatient ward. The physician will be responsible for admitting patients after discussion with the ER doctor, diagnostic work up, treatment and discharge planning in the context of the allied health care team. As we have two doctors on service per week the census is typically 16-20 patients. Additionally, newborn examinations are done to support the obstetrics program.

The physician role will be primarily clinical though they may have some educational requirements if a resident is on service that week. The physician is expected to be on site Wednesday to Tuesday daily during their scheduled week to round on patients and complete any admissions as they occur. The physician is expected to be accessible on call 24/7 during the week though this may be from offsite location. They will also be expected to attend Rapid Rounds daily at 830 am from Monday to Friday.

Successful Candidates will have a functional knowledge of resources and challenges in Albertas primary health care system. This knowledge will be supported by the candidate having completed a two year Family Medicine Residency and by ongoing community Family Medicine services. Demonstration of experience in clinical research, medical publications and a commitment to medical learning and scholarly pursuit would be a strong asset for the applicant.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork and peer relationships. The successful candidate should be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of Family Medicine.

Interested, qualified persons should submit their curriculum vitae and the names of three references omn the Dr.Jobs website.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest as well as the names of 3 references online through the posting.

Applications meeting the requirements outlined in this notice will be forwarded to the Search and Select Committee and will begin being reviewed immediately. 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.


The successful candidate must currently be certified with the College of Family Physicians of Canada and have medical licensure in the province of Alberta.

This position is NOT elgibile for AHS sponsorship of a College of Physcians and Surgeons Practice Readiness Assessment.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Hospital Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is based upon an income guarantee format and is currently under review.
  • Posting Date: Nov 29, 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.
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.