Gastroenterologist - Red Deer Full-time Job2 weeks ago Doctor / Physician Red Deer 5 views
Central Alberta Digestive Disease Specialists is seeking four Gastroenterologists to fill fee for service clinical positions at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. If a collegial working environment in a diverse community practice within a 90-minute drive to the Canadian Rocky Mountains is what you are looking for, you have come to the right place!
Physicians with sub-specialty training in advanced therapeutic endoscopy, inflammatory bowel diseaseor hepatology are encouraged to apply, but this training is not mandatory for all vacancies.
The Red Deer Regional Hospital is currently planning an expansion. Within this build is the development of a 6 suite endoscopy unit with dedicated space and technology for advanced therapeutics and inpatient capacity expansion to 400 acute care beds.
Our support services include two IBD nurses and a cirrhosis nurse. The Central Alberta Digestive Disease Specialists are a group of 4 physicians serving the Central Zone of Alberta. As part of the Gastroenterology team, you will share clinical space, on call and endoscopy time, with no requirement of Internal Medicine or Intensive Care Unit call coverage. The Gastroenterology on-call is purely consultative, and the division does not directly admit patients.We offer:
- Modern and efficient office space
- Business, financial and operational management
- Professional reception and support staff
- Office access to PACS, Netcare and Connect Care
- Attractive earning options
- Full caseload ready
- No Set-up or buy-in costs
The Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre supports the over 450,000 residents of the Central Alberta Zone by providing approximately 12,000 endoscopic procedures annually. Services provided include upper gastroscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopic retrograde pancreatogram (ERCP). There are currently 5 gastroenterologists and 10 surgeons participating in endoscopy services. Two gastroenterologists in the Central Zone are trained in performing ERCPs and one is anticipating retirement within the year. Surgical specialties represented include colorectal, bariatric, and thoracic. With the facility expansion we are anticipating growth in the capacity of our endoscopy unit.
Enjoy a busy, stimulating practice in a place where your presence will be welcome and you are sure to make an impact. Join our dedicated and collegial team of professionals at CADDS and enjoy the rewards of making a difference in your community.
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 Indigenous persons. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
If you are interested in this position and you are seeking a rewarding career with a high quality of life for you and your family, please apply or contactJanel Cadrain, Physician Resource Planner(Janel.Cadrain@albertahealthservices.ca) for more information.
Red Deer is a thriving family-friendly city of over 100,000 people that is in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and many other outdoor attractions. We are ideally situated between Edmonton and Calgary, both less than an hour and a half drive away.Red Deer has all the amenities you need: great school systems, well-equipped hospitals and health centres, and there's always lots to learn at our libraries and museums. With an assortment of recreationfacilities, multi-use trails and green spaces along with engaging local culture and art - there's an experience waiting for you.
- Candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC)
- Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Internal Medicine
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: This Position is Fee For ServiceOn Call Stipend Physicians are remunerated for being on call.Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.
- Posting Date: Jan 16, 2023
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.