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Medical Toxicologists, PADIS Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary Zone   81 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services and the Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS) are seeking applicants for the positions of Medical Toxicologist in Calgary, Alberta.

PADIS provides 24-hour service to Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories. The successful applicants will join our group of Medical Toxicologists in providing on call services to PADIS and bedside consultations as part of our city-wide Medical Toxicology Consultation Service. We also host a successful and popular Medical Toxicology resident rotation, an outpatient Medical Toxicology clinic, and a Royal College Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology residency training program.

Where applicable, the successful applicants will also be expected to work clinically in one of the following Departments: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics in the Calgary Zone. If desired, there is also the option to provide on call services for our Clinical Pharmacology consultation group.

The applicants will be board certified in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics, and board certified or board eligible in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology. Applicants must have an MD degree and be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. Interested applicants should consult theCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) website for more information on registration requirements.

Community Info:

Ranked the fifth most livable city in the world, Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and one of the best cities in Canada to raise a family. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy, and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

Alberta Health Services operates five teaching hospitals in the city of Calgary, including the South Health Campus. AHS serves 1.8 million residents of Southern Alberta, Southeastern British Columbia, and Southwestern Saskatchewan.

The University of Calgary is Canadas leading next-generation university a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nations most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canadas top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity, and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students, and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Mark Yarema, Medical Director, Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS) at

Additional Information
  • Department: Poison and Drug Information Service
  • Specialty: Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Posting Date: Sep 15, 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.
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