Infectious Diseases Physician - Red Deer Full-time Job2 weeks ago Doctor / Physician Central Zone ▾ ▸ 1 additional location Central Zone 5 views
Alberta Health Services, Central Zone, invites applications for an Infectious Diseases Physician to establish afull-time practice in the community of Red Deer at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. This position requires a scope of practice that includes adult Outpatient and Inpatient consultation services, including ICU and the Emergency Department, and Specialist On-call coverage. The successful applicants will participate in AHS-supported clinics that include RN and Pharmacy support.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Reside in and have as his/her primary residence within the community of Red Deer, or immediate surrounding area;
Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;
Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules and AHS policies;
Establish and maintain full time community based practice within the community;
Provide call assistance as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Infectious Disease call schedule, as required;
Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Internal Medicine;
Participate in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs;
Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities, as assigned;
Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues in support of patient care
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. With an assortment of recreation facilities, multi-use trails and green spaces along with engaging local culture and art - there's an experience waiting for you.
Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing independent outpatient practice or form an independent outpatient office of their own. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.
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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and we thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Practice Ready Assessment (PRA); as well as applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada.
Have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (required with application);
Have or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC);
Have sub-specialty certification or equivalent in Infectious Diseases, or be currently enrolled in and Infectious Diseases Residency Program;
Must have recent and relevant experiencein all areas of practice required.
Experience with marginalized populations or addiction medicine would be an asset.
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Internal Medicine
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Posting Date: Aug 16, 2023
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.