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Pediatric Rheumatologist Locum Temporary/Casual Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary Zone   6 views
Job Details


The Section of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, invites applications for a 0.8 FTE locum position. The successful candidate will have 100% of their time committed to clinical activity. The successful candidate will provide ambulatory clinic services, inpatient consultation, and on-call services. This position may be filled by more than one physician depending on the Sections needs.

The Section of Pediatric Rheumatology is comprised of 7 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. Luis Murgua-Favela, Interim Section Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology, through

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.


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

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: Long-term Locum
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Department: Pediatrics
  • Specialty: Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The physician is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits. For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Aug 30, 2023
  • Closing Date: Sep 15, 2023
  • Target Start Date: Jan 1, 2024
Company Description
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