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FM Hospital Medicine, 23-WHC-FAM-HCT-30 Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   7 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services is inviting applications from Family Physicians to join the Department of Family Medicine at the Westview Community Hospital in the Edmonton Zone for locum coverage until October, 2023.

The Westview Community Hospital (WHC) Family Medicine Program serves individuals with acute, severe and complex health issues. The inpatient Family Medicine Program offers treatment by an interdisciplinary health care team consisting of consisting of nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Assistants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Dieticians, Social Workers, and Pharmacists. The team works closely with Psychiatrists, Geriatricians, Emergency Physicians, Surgeons and Internal Medicine generalists and subspecialists. The Family Medicine Health Care Team (HCT) also maintains contact with community practitioners carefully protecting continuity between acute care and community care. Participation in the acute care HCT on-call roster is an expectation for the position.

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.

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.We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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 primary care experience.

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.

The successful candidate must be eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians and of Canada and for medical licensure in the province of Alberta. Successful applicants will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic appointment with the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine.

Westview Community Hospital uses Connect Care (computerized patient records) as their EMR. Physicians will be trained as Connect Care users, if such training has not already been completed.

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 on a fee-for-service basis and is competitive with other North American jurisdictions.
  • Posting Date: Aug 2, 2023
  • 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.