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ICU Outreach Physician Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   21 views
Job Details

The Department of Critical Care Medicine is currently recruiting Clinical Associates for the Intensive Care Units at all adult sites within the Calgary Zone.

We require clinical associates to provide service from 1700 to 0800 hours, seven days a week in the 5 multisystem ICUs of the Zone and occasional day shifts (0800-1700) additionally in these ICUs. Physicians will be integrated into the current physician healthcare team, including resident extenders and attending intensivists. As part of a specialized team, the Contractor will provide medical care to a subset of patients in the ICU and ensure tier one coverage is available to provide service for all ICU Outreach Team calls within the institution. Tier one response includes immediate attendance upon patients for the purpose of assessment and therapeutic intervention to address any conditions that may be immediately life threatening, and being immediately available on site in the ICU to provide care at the bedside under the supervision of an attending intensivist. These teams were created as a patient safety initiative to advance the ICU without walls concept. Activation of the team can occur by any concerned staff member on any unit of an acute care facility. Working with ward staff and the attending medical staff, the ICU Outreach Team is expected to assess and stabilize the patient, assist with communication including clarifying and confirming patient specific Goals of Care, educate and support staff who have activated the team and assist with transferring the patient to the ICU when necessary (20 25% cases).

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Richard.novick@ahs.ca

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Medical Staff

Alberta Health Services has approved a mandatory Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 vaccine policy, effective immediately. In accordance with the Policy, all contractors and AHS employees, including medical and midwifery staff are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice

Physicians must be eligible for an Independent Practice Permit from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, CHR Medical Staff Privileges, appropriate Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage, and ACLS certification. Must read, write and speak English and have exceptional communication skills.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.25
  • Department: Critical Care Medicine
  • Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: $144.83/hour~12 shifts per month for 1.0 FTE (FTE of 0.25 to 1.0 available)- CME opportunities are encouraged.- Crisis Resource Management training provided via high fidelity simulation (on-site)- additional support always available through function in the ICU team environmentThe Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits
  • Posting Date: Jun 24, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jun 30, 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.
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