Infectious Diseases Specialist CH-23-GNCH-MED-ID-07 Full-time Job3 weeks ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton Zone 5 views
Covenant Health in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta, invites applications for an Infectious Diseases Specialist to be based primarily at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital (GNCH) in Edmonton, Alberta.
Covenant Health is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equity. The principles of equity and diversity are applied in the creation of the search and select committee, and all members of the search and selection team will have completed implicit bias and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)education.
The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
This is a full time clinical position providing infectious diseases inpatient (12-16 weeks per year) and outpatient consultation at the GNCH. The ambulatory component includes provision of consultation services at the Outpatient IV Clinic on site, as well as general Infectious Diseases clinics. An equitable portion of after-hours coverage during weekdays is expected. On weekends/holidays, the practitioner will be expected to participate equitably in regional call coverage at the GNCH and University of Alberta Hospital sites. In addition, training and/or experience in the care of persons with HIV and participation in HIV care in the zonal Northern Alberta Program is expected. Training and/or experience in viral hepatitis care is not required, but considered an asset. Clinical teaching of Infectious Diseases residents rotating on the GNCH service as well as ID residents, rotating residents and students when on call and/or in clinics is expected. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to clinical scholarly activity/practice improvement initiatives relevant to the site/Section of Infectious Diseases.
MD or equivalent.
Licensed or eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Certification in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Expertise and commitment to quality care and patient safety.
Demonstrated commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) in the healthcare environment.
Understanding of Just Culture and its role in healthcare.
Training or experience in the care of persons with HIV
Training or experience in the care of persons with viral hepatitis
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Medicine
- Specialty: Infectious Diseases
- Recruiting Organization: Covenant Health
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.Interested applicants should apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.
- Community Info:
Covenant Health is one of Canadas largest Catholic healthcare providers and a strong partner in Albertas integrated health system, leading a broad range of healthcare services in hospitals and healthcare centres in urban and rural communities. The Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) provides acute care, continuing care and independent living services at 26 sites in 15 communities across Alberta.
Covenant Health is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equity. The principles of equity and diversity are applied in the creation of the search and select committee, and all members of the search and selection team will have completed implicit bias and EDI education.
- Posting Date: Aug 14, 2023
- Closing Date: Oct 31, 2023
- Target Start Date: Jan 14, 2024
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.