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Geriatrician / Care of the Elderly Physicians (21-WHC-MED-GER-09) Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Stony Plain   21 views
Job Details

The Specialized Geriatric Services Program (SGS Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan) in partnership

with Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for a Geriatrician / Care of the Elderly Physicians to join the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine / Care of the Elderly located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canadas largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 3 million people. The clinical ARP is responsible for the equitable provision of Seniors Medical Services across the AHS Edmonton Zone.

A geriatric specialist is required at Westview Health Centre, based in Stony Plain. The successful candidate will provide 2-3 half-day outpatient clinics which can be flexibly arranged depending on the availability of the candidate. The service includes outpatient assessments, consultative services to local patients (and in the case of spare capacity, to Central Access referrals from Edmonton) in support of primary care. The post holder will work with the home care team to conduct assessments of frail and medically complex / vulnerable older adults as part of a multi professional assessment team.

This position is part of an innovative programmatic approach to the comprehensive provision of specialized medical services in the Edmonton AHS zone. This is an unrivalled opportunity for interested, engaged and enthusiastic physicians to take an active role in acute, post-acute, rehabilitative and community geriatric medicine services.

Post holders will be expected to participate in the undergraduate and postgraduate education and training programs of the joint divisions of Care of the Elderly and Geriatric Medicine and maintain adequate continuing professional development as dictated by their relevant governing body. Medical liability insurance will be required

Interested applicants should apply online through the doctorjobsalberta.com posting with a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and names & contact information of three references to:

Dr. Adrian Wagg -AHS Zone Section Chief,Geriatric Medicine

Applications will begin being reviewed 2 weeks after ad posted; however, 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.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as The City of Festivals. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca (http://www.edmonton.ca/).

Details about Alberta Health Services are at www.albertahealthservices.ca (http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/).

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Departments of Medicine & Family Medicine are on the Facultys Home Page at www.ualberta.ca (http://www.med.ualberta.ca/).

In accordance with Alberta Health Services' Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 Policy, new hires will be required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

The successful candidate will be accredited in either General (Internal) Medicine and Geriatric Medicine or Family Medicine with a Care of the Elderly certification (MD with equivalent qualification) and eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

This individual will take part in the teaching of undergraduate and post-graduate learners; therefore, the successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta.

Additional Information
  • FTE: 0.3
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Geriatric Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is competitive and based on a Clinical Alternate Relationship Plan.
  • Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jun 29, 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.