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Family Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Short-Term Locum
South Health Campus
2021-02-24  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from family or emergency physicians with a background in urgent or emergency care to join the Department of Family Medicine in Calgary.

Two positions are available that will provide temporary locum coverage (including days, evenings, and weekends) from Jun 1 – Aug 31, 2021 at the South Calgary Health Centre (SCHC) Urgent Care Centre (UCC). The expected workload is 6-12 shifts per month.

The SCHC UCC is a vibrant and energetic high-volume site with a wide variety and complexity of patient presentations which operates from 08:00 until 22:00 daily, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The site features lab and x-ray services and full time orthopedic technologist services while utilizing an electronic medical record.

The site has dual physician coverage at all times, with a third physician providing “fast track” service during peak periods. The shift assignments are flexible, along with the opportunity for split shifts.

The successful physician must be able to fill the scheduling requirements as described above and will integrate seamlessly into a fast paced multidisciplinary team environment including licensed practical nurses (LPNs), orthopedic technicians (OTs), and registered nurses (RNs).

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:
- be certified in Family Medicine with the Canadian College of Family Physicians or certified in Emergency Medicine with the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians
- hold active licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
- have current medical liability insurance coverage
- demonstrate strong, clear communication skills including written, auditory, and verbal
- have greater than one year of experience in an Urgent Care or Emergency Room setting
- be certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with information technology systems, such as Netcare, SCM, SEC, and PACS
- Previous experience providing urgent or emergency care to pediatric patients
- CCFP (EM) or FRCPC (EM) designation

-We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Must read, write and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Dr. Lanette Prediger

Site Lead, South Calgary Health Centre Urgent Care Centre

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to By February 24, 2021

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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