Infectious Diseases Specialist Locum CH-24-MCH=MED-ID-LOC-01 Temporary/Casual Job1 month ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton Zone 18 views
Covenant Health in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for an Infectious Diseases Specialist (Locum) to be based primarily at the Misericordia Community Hospital 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.
This is a one year locum opportunity starting January 1, 2024.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide adult infectious diseases clinical services for a period of 12 weeks over the term of the locum, which will include (but will not be limited to) inpatient consultation and ambulatory clinics (IV antimicrobial therapy clinic, care of patients with HIV, general ID in outpatient department), and participation in/equitable share of regional weekend on call inpatient consultation services to patients at the Misericordia Community Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital.
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 or equivalent.
Commitment to quality care and patient safety.
Experience in HIV care
- Position Classification: Long-term Locum
- FTE: 0.7
- Department: Medicine
- Specialty: Infectious Diseases
- Recruiting Organization: Covenant Health
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration for all direct patient-related services is 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 3, 2023
- Closing Date: Oct 31, 2023
- Target Start Date: Jan 1, 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.