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Hospitalist - Red Deer Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Red Deer   10 views
Job Details

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.

Weeks for the service run from Monday to Sunday. The intake of new patients usually comes from the emergency department, but we also receive transfers of care from other services. Given current capacity situation we do not take any direct admissions from GP offices or from the community. Hand-over occurs usually on Sunday evenings over the phone, but can be arranged to be done on Monday mornings in person if both parties agree.

Currently there is a five week rotation, with most newcomers doing one in five weeks on the schedule. Depending on the other kind of work that new physicians would do, they will sometimes go on to work two out of five weeks which we have determined is the highest number any physician can own based on maximum FTE requirements. Most of our physicians also do other work in the community, sometimes in family practices, surgical assisting or for instance at the medical detox in Red Deer. We are fortunate to not have to be on site for call, in particular late evening.

About Red Deer - The City of Red Deer

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.

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre | Alberta Health Services

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre No. of Inpatient Beds: 222 No. of Surgical Beds: 72 No. of Intensive Care Beds: 18 No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 33 No. of Day Surgery Beds: 31 Hospital Statistics: Deliveries: 2500 p/yr Radiology Services: Diagnostic Imaging Ultrasound Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Laboratory Hours of Operation: 24 hrs Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: Yes

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.

CCFP Certification

  • Must have current hospitalist experience in a rural and regional setting
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Additional Information
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Health
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: This Position is Fee For Service On 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 26, 2023
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.