Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry / Alberta Health Servies - Critical Care Medicine
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Critical Care Medicine, in partnership with the Clinical Department of Adult Critical Care, Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services, is inviting applications for a combined Neurosciences and General Systems ICU Intensivist to be based at the Walter C. McKenzie Health Sciences Centre of the University of Alberta Hospitals.
The Department of Critical Care Medicine, Edmonton Zone provides quaternary critical care services for the populations of metro Edmonton, northern Alberta and parts of western and northern Canada. The Department is one of the largest integrated Departments of Critical Care Medicine in Canada with more than 100 multi-system, neurosciences, and cardiovascular surgical critical care beds. Alignment with the academic Department of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta facilitates excellence not only in the provision of innovative and high-quality clinical care, but also education and research.
The Faculty of Medicine & 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 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.
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The successful candidate will have a clinical Intensivist position with Alberta Health Services and an academic appointment with the University of Alberta at the Associate Professor level. 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). The successful candidate will have experience and be skilled in the management of neurocritical care.
The successful candidate will have received advanced training in epidemiology or related health research methods (i.e., Graduate Studies Program [Masters or PhD]) and a proven record of academic achievement demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications (i.e., achieving at least 50 peer-reviewed publications to date, with a majority as first or senior author), research awards and success at grant funding applications. The successful candidate will have proven leadership in research and an academic focus in neurocritical care that has garnered national and international recognition.
In addition to clinical and academic responsibilities, the successful candidate will be the Medical Director for the Neurosciences ICU at the University of Alberta Hospitals.
In addition to clinical and academic responsibilities, the successful candidate will be the Medical Director for the Neurosciences ICU at the University of Alberta Hospitals. The responsibilities of this position are posted to Doctor Jobs Careers website and can be found in the highlighted link below.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae outlining their clinical and academic experience along with their post-graduate proposal for scholarly training. A copy of their CPSA practice permit or letter of eligibility and three reference letters to:
How to Apply:
Dr. Shelley Duggan
Zone Clinical Department Head, Critical Care Medicine
Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services
2-124 Clinical Sciences Building
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Dr. Sean Bagshaw
Chair, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
2-124 Clinical Sciences Building
8440 - 112 Street Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Adult Critical Care
- Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration will be with Fee for Service billings through clinical work, with up to 12 weeks of service within the Edmonton Zone, divided between Neurosciences ICU and General Systems ICU and an Alberta Health Services leadership stipend.
- Posting Date: Jun 21, 2022
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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