Locum Staff Physiatrist (22-UAH-NEU-REHAB-LOC-04) Full-time Job4 months ago Doctor / Physician Alberta 12 views
Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, invites applications for locum fee-for-service Staff Physiatrist to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.
The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Department of Medicine is home to 8 full-time academic physiatrists and researchers and approximately 22 associated clinical academic colleagues. The Division has one of the longest running and best known Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency training programs in Canada and currently has 13 full-time medical trainees. In addition to clinical training, the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has a record of strong and well-funded research, particularly in the areas of spinal cord injury recovery and treatment as well as neuro-prosthetics and neural integration. Faculty members also host and supervise a number of graduate students in a variety of disciplines. Our Division members have been the recipients of many national and international awards recognizing their contributions to rehabilitation science and education. A new CFI Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Neuroscience is also under the direction of faculty in our Division. The Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is also strongly associated with the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, one of the largest freestanding rehabilitation hospitals in North America, serving all of Northern Alberta, parts of British Columbia, and northern Canada.
Key accountabilities of the Physiatrist will include, but will not be limited to inpatient stroke consultations at the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH); concussion consultations and clinic within the Trauma Program at the UAH/Kaye Edmonton Clinic;); outpatient Stroke Assessment Clinic at GRH; and Older Adult Stroke Physiatry consults at GRH.
Educational responsibilities include bedside teaching of learners (primarily Physiatry residents and medical students)
This is a 1 year locum opportunity from June, 2022 to June, 2023.
Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference to.K. Ming ChanCo-Interim Zone Section Chief & Divisional DirectorPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department of MedicineFaculty of Medicine & DentistryRoom 5-020G Katz Group CentreEdmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3
Applications will begin being reviewed on 2 weeks after ad is posted; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one 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 visit www.edmonton.ca.
Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Facultys Home Page at www.ualberta.ca.
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The successful candidate will be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and an MD with certification in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have experience with inpatient rehabilitation management of stroke patients.
- Position Classification: Short-term Locum
- FTE: 1
- Department: Clinical Neurosciences
- Specialty: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.
- Posting Date: Apr 14, 2022
- Closing Date: Jun 28, 2022
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