Hematologist Full-time Job2 years ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton 76 views
Alberta Health Services, in partnership with The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, invites applications for a Hematologist with expertise in myeloid malignancies, to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.
The Division of Hematology provides comprehensive care for adult patients with a wide variety of benign and malignant hematologic disorders. It is the primary hematology referral centre for central and northern Alberta and Northwest Territories, with a catchment area of over 2 million people. There is an active, well-established clinical trials program within the Division and ample support is provided to clinical investigators.
Key accountabilities of the hematologist will include, but will not be limited to, providing clinical care for patients with a variety of myeloid neoplasms, including acute leukemias, as well as participating in the care of patients with non-malignant hematologic disorders. Candidates will be expected to participate actively in clinical trials and other clinical research activities, as well as quality improvement initiatives. Candidates will also be expected to participate in the education of medical resident trainees and undergraduate students.
The successful candidate will be offered a clinical faculty (non-tenure track) appointment in the Department of Medicine.
The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Hematology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Additional expertise in the care of patients with myeloid malignancies (acute leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders) would be an asset.
Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Interested candidates are asked to submit online letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience and interests, along with three letters of reference.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
Dr. Joseph Brandwein
Zone Section Chief & Division Director, Hematology
Applications will begin being reviewed 1 month 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
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