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Intensivist (23-RAH-ACC-01/02/03) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   5 views
Job Details

The Department of Critical Care Medicine, Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, is inviting applications for positions of Adult Intensivist to be based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry is one of Canadas premier health-education institutions and has been internationally recognized among the worlds top 50 medical schools. The University of Alberta has been ranked amongst the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world serving over 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. The University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts significant external funding.

The integrated Department of Critical Care Medicine, within Alberta Health Services and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, is a growing research and education-focused Department, currently consisting of 6 Full-Time and 6 Special-Continuing Academic Faculty and over 50 Clinical Faculty, across two teaching and three community Alberta Health Services operated hospitals (covering ~ 152 ICU beds in 8 ICUs) in the city of Edmonton. The Department has a fully accredited Royal College training program in Critical Care Medicine and overseas the ICU training of numerous rotating specialist programs. Research in the Department spans a wide spectrum from basic science and translational work through health services research and clinical trials across all aspects of the practice of Critical Care Medicine.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital has over 800 beds and is one of Canada's leading clinical and teaching hospitals, treating patients from across western and northern Canada. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within cardiology, medicine, obstetrics, surgery, critical care, emergency and trauma care. It houses the regional thoracic surgery program. The ICU at the Royal Alexandra Hospital is currently operating as a 31 bed unit served by 11 fellowship trained intensivists with base training in Anesthesia, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Hematology, General Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine and General/Trauma/ENT Surgery. There is full time coverage by critical care trained Nurse Practitioners as well as rotating residents and fellowship trainees. There are approximately 1450 admissions per year including trauma/neurotrauma as well as medical, surgical and obstetrical cases. We have a significant inner city/vulnerable population with complex needs and are committed to optimizing their care. We have a strong focus on patient and family centered care, education, quality and patient safety.

The successful candidate will be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with an MD, FRCPC, possess a specialist certificate or equivalent in Critical Care Medicine, and be eligible for licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Adult Critical Care
  • Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for Service
  • Community Info:

    The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of ~ 1.32 million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as The City of Festivals. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone.For further details about our vibrant city, please visitwww.edmonton.ca.

  • Posting Date: Jan 20, 2023
  • Closing Date: Jun 30, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.
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.