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Locum Urgent Care Physician - Airdrie Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Airdrie   15 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services is accepting applications from family or emergency physicians for a locum opportunity at Airdrie Urgent Care Centre.

This position is available immediately. The locum will provide coverage for both day and night 8 hour shifts for a period of 6 months.

Airdrie is a vibrant community of 74,000 people, 30 minutes north of Calgary. The Urgent Care (UC) functions as the primary source of urgent medical treatment for all presenting individuals with 40% of the presentations being pediatric patients. The UC also serves a large catchment area of surrounding communities and north Calgary.

For more information about this position, please email Applications are not accepted via email and must be submitted through Doctor Jobs Alberta.

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.


The successful applicant needs to have a keen interest in ER/Urgent Care. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least 2 years of ER/Urgent Care/Rural Emergency experience. The applicant should be comfortable with managing a wide range of high acuity presentations, including sedation and resuscitation. The successful candidate needs to provide proof of ACLS/PALS/conscious sedation training such as ProSed.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 0.4
  • Department: Rural Medicine
  • Specialty: Urgent Care
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for Service
  • Posting Date: Sep 27, 2022
  • Closing Date: Oct 11, 2022
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.