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Family Practitioner - Obstetrics Full-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   61 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from family physicians with a background in low risk obstetrics to join the Department of Family Medicine in Calgary as a locum physician at all four Calgary Acute Care sites.

The successful physician must be able to will integrate seamlessly into a multidisciplinary team environment including licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs).

The urban Acute Care sites (FMC, PLC, RGH, and SHC) are important training facilities for residents and students, being affiliated with the University of Calgary. As such, the successful candidate will also be required to apply for a Clinical Academic Appointment in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary to play a critical role in supporting this valuable program.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:

  • be certified in Family Medicine with the Canadian College of Family Physicians
  • hold active licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • have current medical liability insurance coverage
  • demonstrate strong, clear communication skills including written, auditory, and verbal
  • provide evidence of Mandatory Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
  • 1 year of obstetrics experience in Calgary (REMOVE)
  • Must read, write and speak English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • have experience working at the Foothills Medical Centre (REMOVE)

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Obstetrical Surgical Skills / Maternal & Newborn Care
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: To be discussed with candidates that are offered an interview.
  • Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 1, 2022
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.