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Pediatric Gastroenterologist (FFS) Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary Zone   63 views
Job Details


The Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, invite applications for a 0.8 FTE fee for service position. The successful candidate will have 100% time committed to clinical activity, which will provide 184 days (368 half days) per year of clinical service. The inpatient service will provide an estimated 120 half days of In-Patient Consulting +/- Attending Physician service, weekend/STAT days and after hours night call coverage. 248 half days of Ambulatory service/Other Patient Care will include includes, or procedure days ()5 hours each) with or without trainees. The position will include GI clinics, both on site and virtual, Medical Day Unit Infusion visits, Fellows clinics, scheduled clinical encounters outside of the physicians usual clinic time, endoscopic procedures in the GI lab and OR, ambulatory care, and physician telephone referrals/advice.

The Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology is comprised of 11 specialists and is based at the state-of-the-art Alberta Childrens Hospital. The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.

The Alberta Childrens Hospital services the City of Calgary and the residents of Southern Alberta, SE British Columbia and SW Saskatchewan: a catchment area of ~ 3 million people. Calgary is a vibrant city of over 1.6 million people. It offers a superb quality of life. Calgary is situated near the Rocky Mountains (Banff National Park), and is rapidly emerging as a cosmopolitan, diverse and cultural center with outstanding green spaces, schools and communities.

For more information regarding this position, please contact: Dr. Chris Waterhouse, Section Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology. Interested applicants should apply through the website portal and include the following attachments with their application:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
The names and contact information for three referees

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 ideal candidate will have recent work experience working in both on site and virtual GI clinics, Medical Day Unit Infusion visits, Fellows clinics, scheduled clinical encounters that take place outside of the physicians usual clinic time, endoscopic procedures in the GI lab and OR, ambulatory care, and providing referrals/advice over the phone.

Candidates must have the following qualifications: MD, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology

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: Full-time
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Department: Pediatrics
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: This is a Fee-for-Service position.The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits. For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Sep 29, 2023
  • Target Start Date: Nov 1, 2023
Company Description
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