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Urologist Full-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Red Deer   18 views
Job Details

Responsibilities/Duties:

Alberta Health Services - Central Zone is currently recruiting for a full-time Urologist for Red Deer, Alberta, with travelling specialist duties in other possible communities within Central Zone This position requires a scope of practice that will include: Clinical Practice Inpatient Care, Outpatient Care, Emergency Consults and Specialist On-call Coverage. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in the scope of practice to be performed

Alberta Health Services hires 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.


We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply

About the Community of Red Deer:


Additional Notes About Red Deer

Community: Red Deer

Hospital Name: Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 222
No. of Surgical Beds: 72
No. of Intensive Care Beds: 18
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 33
No. of Day Surgery Beds: 31

Hospital Statistics:

Deliveries: 2500 p/yr

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
Orthopaedic Surgeon provides and has a pre-op clinic, full day of surgery and post op clinic every second week.

A full time General Surgeon is on site that provides services including appendectomy, colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures.

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging
Ultrasound
Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Laboratory Hours of Operation: 24 hrs

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: Yes

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre includes all surgical specialities except cardiac, thoracic, and neurosurgery. Additional anesthesia services are provided for an obstetrical operating room, a satellite day surgery centre in Innisfail, AB, and a pre-admission clinic. 12,500 - 12,750 surgical cases are performed at our centre annually. Pediatric patients with a minimum age of 1 are a part of our anesthesia practice. There is the opportunity for participation in medical teaching though the Red Deer based family medicine program and anesthesiology resident electives.

Community Description:
Red Deer is a vibrant, growing city with all the advantages of a larger centre but without the traffic jams! Beautiful park system runs through the centre of the city with over 50km of bike and walking trails. Excellent schools and extracurricular activities in arts and sports. Red Deer College offer full nursing program and allows for 1st two years of university transfer for many other courses of study.

Red Deer is strategically located in the heart of central Alberta, just two hours from Calgary, Edmonton, the majestic Rockies and the Drumheller Valley. Considered one of the fastest growing markets in Canada, Red Deer has become a trading centre for more than 300,000 people and home to 90,000 residents. Red Deer is well known as a progressive city with a rich sense of community spirit. Its perfect location, well-educated workforce, advanced infrastructure, friendly business environment, excellent schools and community college, miles of trails and parks, and active local arts community makes Red Deer a great place to call home.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 1.25 hrs
To Calgary: 1.25 hrs
To Red Deer: 0 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 7.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: 3.5 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 4.0 hrs

Travel Alberta

Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Required Competencies

  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Urology practice where the candidate has been the Most Responsible Physician.

  • Previous inpatient experience

  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

Compensation:

Fee for Service.

On Call Stipend – Physicians are remunerated for being on call.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs – AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.

For complete details on AMA Membership Compensation & Benefits, click here.

Recruiter Contact:


For more information on this opportunity, please contact Lindsay McDow at physician@albertahealthservices.ca

Note: Only selected applicants will be contacted for interview.

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4P 0H6

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.