Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from Family Medicine Physicians, with a background and experience in urgent or emergency care and outpatient work to join the Department of Family Medicine.
We are looking for up to 2 physicians interested in working in the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) on either a part time basisor casual basis. The clinic is run out of the East Edmonton Health Centre (EEHC), a health facility supporting a vulnerable, culturally diverse, complex population. The UCC operates weekdays from 5:00pm 11:00pm and weekends from 3:00pm 11:00pm.
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.
Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at [***] 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 [***] .
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 individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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 with acceptable experience in Emergency and/or Urgent care.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- 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: May 17, 2022
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.