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Hospitalist, 21-DGH-FAM-112 Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Devon   17 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services is inviting applications from Family Physicians to join the Department of Family Medicine in the Edmonton Zone.

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.

The Devon General Hospital (DGH) 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, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians, social workers, and pharmacists. The team works closely with specialists and subspecialists at facilities throughout the Edmonton Zone, with no on-site specialist support at DGH. The Family Medicine hospitalists will maintains contact with community practitioners carefully protecting continuity between acute care and community care. Participation in the acute care on-call roster is an expectation for the position.

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.

Details about Alberta Health Services and the Town of Devon can be found at and Town of Devon - Home. Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Family Medicine, can be found on the Facultys Home Page at

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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.

Experience and competency with ConnectCare in an inpatient setting is required.

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.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 0.1
  • 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: May 10, 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.