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Infectious Disease Clinician with Special Expertise in Tuberculosis Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   4 views
Job Details

The Department of Medicine (http://www.departmentofmedicine.com) in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services (http://www.albertahealthservices.ca) invites applications for a permanent position as an Infectious Disease Clinician at the Clinical Assistant Professor level with specific expertise and experience in tuberculosis (TB).

Primary clinical responsibilities will at various times include: providing inpatient general infectious disease consultancy services, (including weekend & night call), practicing within a busy but highly effective outpatient antimicrobial treatment program. Similarly, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with allied health colleagues in the (Southern Alberta) Tuberculosis Program. The ability to work collaboratively with other infectious disease/medical microbiology/respirology colleagues is a must, and the successful applicant will be expected to be a regular contributor to ID section rounds and presentations

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.

Candidates must have evidence of strong clinical training and performance in the investigation and management of infectious diseases and their clinical mimics. The successful candidate will also be an individual who has specific expertise in TB inpatient and outpatient care. Specifically, the individual will be experienced with TB clinical presentations and diagnostics as well as current and emerging anti-mycobacterial therapies.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

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

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Internal Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position will be through a Fee-For -Service mechanisms for general infectious disease care. Similarly, a Fee-For -Service mechanisms for remuneration exists within the Tuberculosis clinic. The position can be adjusted based on the needs of the successful recruit to achieve a 0.7-1.0 Full time equivalent status. The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see www.albertadoctors.org
  • Community Info:

    Alberta Health Services operates five teaching hospitals in the city of Calgary, including the new South Health Campus acute care facility. Clinicians are expected to be competent and engaged teachers for a range of medical trainees (i.e. medical students, off-service residents, internal medicine residents and infectious disease/respiratory sub-speciality residents), inspiring the next generation of physicians. AHS serves 1.8 million residents of Southern Alberta, Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Saskatchewan. The Department of Medicine provides academic and clinical services in an integrated manner across all of the hospital sites and in several ambulatory care settings. Outpatient TB care is centralized at the (Southern Alberta) Tuberculosis Program at the Sunridge Professional Building near the Peter Lougheed Centre. TB-related inpatient consults and on-call activity occur across all five sites.

  • Posting Date: Dec 1, 2022
  • Closing Date: Dec 16, 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.
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