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Infectious Diseases / HIV Physician (22-UAH-MED-ID-25) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   1 view
Job Details

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health, invites applications for an Infectious Diseases / HIV Physician to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions.

The Division of Infectious Diseases has over 30 faculty members and provides clinical consultation services at all acute care facilities in Edmonton, as well as to Northern Alberta, parts of BC and western NWT. There are established specialty programs in Infection Prevention and Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship, HIV/AIDS, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Viral Hepatitis, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT), tuberculosis as well as a close relationship with Provincial and regional microbiology laboratories, and regional Public Health officials. The Division boasts one of the longest running and most highly regarded Canadian postgraduate clinical training programs in Infectious Diseases. Members of the Division are actively engaged in clinical trials, epidemiologic, outcomes, translational and basic science research.

Key accountabilities of the Infectious Diseases / HIV Physician will include, but will not be limited to inpatient ID consultation (minimum 10 weeks per year), ambulatory care, including general ID clinics and OPAT, and participation in an equitable share of afterhours call. The successful candidate will be expected to have training or experience in the care of persons living with HIV and to focus their ambulatory practice in this field of practice. The Northern Alberta Program (NAP) provides multidisciplinary care to over 2400 individuals living with HIV. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication and team-based care. Other areas of clinical interest, including but not limited to management of patients with chronic viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, or STIs may be incorporated into the role. Clinical teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees, including Infectious Diseases subspecialty residents is also expected. Contribution to clinical leadership opportunities in the Division and/or at the site is also expected.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience and scholarly interests along with three letters of reference to:

Dr. Karen DoucetteZone Clinical Section Chief & Divisional Director, Infectious DiseasesDepartment of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
1-139 Clinical Sciences Building
1130483 Avenue
Edmonton, AB Canada T6G 2G3

Applications will begin being reviewed 2 weeks after ad posted; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as The City of Festivals. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit [***] .

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Facultys Home Page at [***] .

Details about Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health can be found at [***] and [***] .

In accordance with Alberta Health Services' Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 Policy, new hires will be required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See ourFrequently Asked Questionsfor additional information.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. He or she will be eligible for certification in Infectious Diseases with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Infectious Diseases
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.
  • Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jun 30, 2022
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.