Visiting Scholar - Anesthesiologist Full-time Job2 years ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton 92 views
The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) in Edmonton, Alberta is inviting applications for a zone wide Visiting Scholar Anesthesiologist position based primarily at the University of Alberta Hospital. This position will have a 36 month term.
A team of more than 160 department members, the Department of Anesthesiology is composed of physicians, anesthetists, scientists, educators and allied health professionals who provide services to ten Edmonton hospitals, and referrals from northern and western Alberta. We are a major referral centre for Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories with a referral based of over 1.5 million people. The Anesthesiology group provides services to patients at the Cross Cancer Institute, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Leduc Community Hospital, Misericordia Community Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Sturgeon Community Hospital and the University of Alberta Hospital.
Additional Notes About Edmonton
The University of Alberta Hospital is one of Canada's leading clinical, research and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually from across western and northern Canada. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within cardiac sciences, neurosciences, surgery, medicine, renal, critical care, emergency and trauma care, and a state-of-the-art burn unit. The site's Organ and Tissue Transplant Program is also recognized as a national leader in both success rates and transplant volumes.
The successful applicant shall have certification in Anesthesiology with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or equivalent, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Additional training in regional anesthesia, acute pain, vascular, obstetrical and cardiac will be considered an asset.
The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and be willing to be involved in resident teaching and clinical research facilitation.
The starting salary for the position is $200,000.
Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Dominic Cave, Interim Zone Clinical Department Head
Dr. Neil Klassen, Co-Interim Zone Clinical Department Head
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
2-150 Clinical Sciences Building
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca. Details about Alberta Health Services and the cities of St. Albert and Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca, www.stalbert.ca and www.edmonton.ca respectively.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. This position is Sponsorship Eligible.
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.
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