Family Medicine Physician, Gender Health Program Part-time Job2 years ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton 60 views
Alberta Health Services is inviting applications from General Practitioners to take on the role of Family Medicine Physician in the Gender Health Program of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.
Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, education, and with the ability to refer to speech and language pathology providing education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.
The department is looking to hire up to 3 Physicians at 0.2 FTE to offer care to the gender diverse population of the Gender Program. Physicians will engage in gateway assessments leaving the psychiatrists and psychologist to advance psychotherapeutic interventions specific to this population. Physicians will work with our post-op care pathway doctors to help develop this area of the program and will work with the endocrinologist to manage hormone care. Teaching and research are also performed here and physicians will be expected to contribute.
The successful candidate will have an MD, preferably with a CCFP designation. S/he must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Remuneration is fee-for-service.
To apply, interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references via the Dr. Jobs website
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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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
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.