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Locum Anesthesiologist

Long-Term Locum
Peter Lougheed Centre
2019-12-14  Time: 23:59
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The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone invites applications for the position of locum anesthesiologist at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary.

We are looking for a 0.8 FTE Locum. The starting date for the position is May 1, 2020.

You would be expected to be involved in all clinical areas of the section, including:

1. Clinical anesthesia care in the operating rooms, pre-operative assessment clinic(s), acute pain consultation service, non-OR anesthesia services (e.g. endoscopy, diagnostic imaging, woman’s health outpatient clinics), and obstetrical anesthesia.

2. As a citywide department, there is also an expectation of work at non-hospital surgical facilities including eye clinics.

3. Take an active role in the education and instruction of medical students, anesthesia residents, off service residents, respiratory therapy students, orientees, and other allied health members in both the operating room and other anesthesia service areas.

4. Your call commitment will be consistent with that of a 0.8FTE for the Peter Lougheed Centre, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Section members.

5. Members are required to adhere to Section holiday and time off scheduling practices.

6. All Applicants are to familiarize themselves with the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, PLC Anesthesia Section Policies.

PLC Highlights:

Peter Lougheed Centre is a tertiary care center affiliated with the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine and is one section within the citywide Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine. We provide anesthesia for a range of surgical specialties, including vascular, orthopedic, general surgery, ENT, plastic, oromaxillofacial, as well as gynecology/obstetrics.

The successful Candidate will have their FRCPC in Anesthesia; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team; superior interpersonal communication skills; and a strong commitment to delivering innovative anesthetic care.

Applicants must be a qualified MD or equivalent, with specialist certification in anesthesia, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta for independent anesthesia care.

In addition to the above requisites, we would also give preference to candidates with experience in Vascular anesthesia. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support is a must.

Candidates must possess membership with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (with current maintenance of certification).

Please submit your CV, a statement of introduction and interest, three references, and a detailed summary of maintenance of certification activities (for the current cycle).

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Fee for Service


The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

The AMA, through the Continuing Medical Education (CME) program, reimburses eligible physicians for costs incurred with regard to the maintenance and enhancement of knowledge, skills and competency.

The annual allotment of $2656 carries forward for three years but expires on March 31 of the fourth year if not used.

Dr. Dean Jordan, Section Chief - PLC

3500 26 Ave NE

Calgary, AB T1Y 6J4

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Dean Jordan, c/o Amanda Beecraft By 14-Dec-2019

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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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