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Family Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Short-Term Locum
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Calgary
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40268
2021-11-23
2021-12-07  Time: 23:59
2021-11-24
AHS
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Physician will be responsible for a panel of residents in Long Term Care at Carewest Garrison Green, as assigned by the medical site lead. They will be designated as the attending physician for this group of residents. The role of the attending physician is to provide access to quality medical and end of life care through strong physician and interdisciplinary support. They will be expected to work closely with a site RN and LPN staff and facility managers.

Duties will include the following:

  • Provide complete comprehensive medical assessment at the time of admission and through regular weekday visits according to a schedule agreed upon by the medical site lead and participating physicians. The successful candidate will be responsible for up to 14 patients per week.
  • Complete comprehensive annual physicals, medication review and a review of Goals of Care.
  • Participate in an interdisciplinary meeting at the start of regular visits to review patients and develop a shared care plan.
  • Provide legible documentation in the progress notes of all encounters and provide written and verbal orders.
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to perform medication reconciliation, family care conferences and end of life care for clients.
  • Respond to concerns from the interdisciplinary team during regular working hours.
  • Provide after hour coverage through a call schedule created by medical site lead and participating physicians.
  • When present at the facility the physician will provide care for additional residents identified by the interdisciplinary or participating physicians as required.
  • If there is need for transfer of a resident into Hospital the attending or on call physician will be involved in facilitating.

Please be advised that one (1) temporary locum positions will be available until April 14, 2022 with a varying FTE of 0.1-1.0.

  • Eligible for licensure and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and CMPA
  • Eligible for privileges within the Department of Family Medicine, Alberta Health Services
  • Clinical excellence in the described role, with previous inpatient experience being an asset
  • Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team setting to create patient focused solutions
  • Exhibits leadership skills and potential
  • Desire to participate and contribute to quality improvement activities
  • Will be required to attend an in-person interview with an interview panel and provide references upon request
  • Must be a current member of a Calgary Hospitalist group
  • Must have a designation with the College of Family physicians of Canada
  • Must read, write and speak English.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Medical Staff

Alberta Health Services has approved a mandatory Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 vaccine policy, effective immediately. In accordance with the Policy, all contractors and AHS employees, including medical and midwifery staff are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits. For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see www.albertadoctors.org.


Dr Maureen Young

Site Physician Lead, Carewest Garrison Green

Email: Maureen.young@ahs.ca

Applicants are to submit three (3) letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Maureen.young@ahs.ca by closing date.



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