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Urgent Care Physician at East Edmonton Health Centre, 23-EEHC-FAM-UCC-LOC-29 Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   3 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from Physicians, with a background and experience in urgent or emergency care to provide locum services at the East Edmonton Urgent Care.

We are looking for physicians interested in working in the Urgent Care Centre (UCC). The clinic is run out of the East Edmonton Health Centre (EEHC). The UCC operates weekdays from 5:00pm 11:00pm and weekends from 3:00pm 11:00pm. The urgent care is open 365 days a year thus both weekend and holiday coverage are required.

On-site lab and DI are available. Clinic operations are fully computerized with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Other co-located programs at EECHC include Public Health Services, Addictions and Mental Health, Adult and Childrens Home Care and Social Services.

EEHC is affiliated with the University of Alberta and serves as an important training facility for residents and students.Therefore, the successful candidate will be encouraged to apply for a Clinical Academic appointment in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest as well as the names of 3 references online through the posting.

Applications meeting the requirements outlined in this notice will be forwarded to the Search and Select Committee and will begin being reviewed immediately.We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.


The successful applicant shall have or be eligible for certification in Family Medicine with the Canadian College of Family Physicians and hold active licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta or have a certificate in Emergency Medicine and hold active licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Candidates with at least 1 year of rural or urban ER experience are preferred.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork and peer relationships. The successful candidate should be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of Family Medicine.This position is NOT eligible for AHS sponsorship of a College of Physicians and Surgeons Practice Readiness Assessment.

Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found and Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Family Medicine can be found on the Facultys Home Page at

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Specialty: Urgent Care
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is on a fee-for-service basis and is competitive with other North American jurisdictions.
  • Posting Date: Aug 23, 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.
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.