Hospitalist - Red Deer Full-time Job1 year ago Doctor / Physician Red Deer 57 views
Alberta Health Services is looking for a full-time Hospitalist who's primary role is to provide Inpatient Care at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.
The successful candidate will be responsible for medical consultations services to Psychiatry and Surgery patients. Weeks run from Wednesday to Tuesday with handover occuring on Tuesday night, either in person or over the phone. Intake of new patients happens either on Wednesday/Friday/Sunday/Tuesday or Thursday/Saturday/Monday. On intake you complete admissions from the ER or take direct admissions from the GP Clinics.
On site coverage is from 07:30 to 17:30 with intake calls occuring until 21:30. The Intake Hospitalist will also provide after-hours coverage for both teams to ensure the non-intake hospitalist has time to recover. Rotation is 2 weeks every 5 weeks in a one-on, one-off, one-on, two-off rotation.
This allows the hospitalists to pursue other endeavours whether this is locuming in the family practice clinics, working in the ER, chemotherapy clinics or participating in other local opportunities.
- Must have current hospitalist experience in a rural and regional setting
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- FTE: 1
- Department: Family Health
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Posting Date: Oct 21, 2022
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.