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Gastroenterologist/IBD Specialist (23-SCH-MED-GAS-29) Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   St. Albert   1 view
Job Details

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Clinical Gastroenterologist to be based at the Sturgeon Community Hospital.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of Gastroenterology currently has 2 MD members at the Sturgeon Community Hospital. The Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta, is one of the largest gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, motility, and nutrition centers in Canada. US News & World Report in their 2022 Best Universities Report ranked Gastroenterology and Hepatology No. 2 in Canada and No. 28 in the world. It manages leading-edge clinical, basic and translational research programs involving 45 graduate and undergraduate students; over 3 million dollars in basic and clinical research funding annually and has developed the Centersof Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) and Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Research (GILDR). The Sturgeon Community Hospital in St. Albert, AB, has 167 beds with General Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obs/Gyne, ICU, CCU, and ER services. The Division of Gastroenterology at the Sturgeon Community Hospital has a specialized consultation service with an Endoscopy suite conducting 4500 endoscopies annually.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from a recognized training center andbe eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). The qualified individual will have fellowship training in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Key accountabilities of the clinical Gastroenterologist will include participation in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient Gastroenterology healthcare including but not limited to, city-wide night-, weekend- and holiday- call, and administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills with an affable personality. The preferred candidate will be a physician who has experience practicing in the Edmonton zone.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, and experience. We recommend a Canadian Common CV (

Dr. Naseem Hoque, MD MSc FRCPC

Site Lead, Gastroenterology

Sturgeon Community Hospital

St. Albert, Alberta


Applications will begin being reviewed on May 15, 2023. However, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of theImmigration and Refugee Protection Act(R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

How to Apply

Apply via email.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Mtis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Gastroenterology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.
  • Posting Date: May 8, 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.