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Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Part Time Practice
South Health Campus
2020-02-24  Time: 23:59
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The Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, invite applications for a part-time (0.75 FTE) Staff Neonatologist at the Clinical Lecturer level or above. The successful candidate will have 70% time for clinical activities and 30% allocated to research, education, and administration. Most of his/her clinical activities (weeks, calls, and week-ends) will take place at the South Health Campus Level 2 NICU (around 3000 deliveries, 16 NICU beds).

Neonatal Care is provided at 5 Hospitals within the Calgary Zone; Level III Neonatology at a stand-alone NICU at Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH), Level III Perinatology at the Foothills Medical Centre (FMC), and Level II Perinatology at the Peter Lougheed Hospital, Rockyview General Hospital and South Health Campus. The Neonatal Program includes a nationally recognized Neonatal Follow-up Clinic (NFC) at the ACH and a successful neonatal-perinatal medicine residency program with up to 15 trainees.

The Section of Neonatology provides comprehensive neonatal care to Southern Alberta, which has an annual birth rate of approximately 24,000. There are a total of 132 Level II and III beds amongst five (5) Calgary Zone Acute Care Hospitals, admitting an average of 2800 neonates annually.

The Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) provides patient care to Southern Alberta, SE British Columbia and SW Saskatchewan, with a catchment area of approximately 2.5 million people. The Department of Pediatrics has more than 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Many members are also part of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health (ACHRI) or other Faculty research institutes. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at for more information about the Department, its faculty, services, and accomplishments.

Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan city with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system, vibrant cultural scene, diverse sporting facilities, and close proximity to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper National Park).

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatrics or equivalent certification from another professional association, and the completion of a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine accredited by the RCPSC or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible for an Independent Practice License from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and for medical staff privileges from Alberta Health Services.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.

Reviews will commence directly after the posting date and the position will be filled when/if a suitable candidate has been identified. Please submit your curriculum vitae, statement of career interests, and the names of three referees by February 24th, 2020 to:

Thierry Lacaze MD, PhD
Professor and Section Chief,
Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
Foothills Medical Centre
1403 – 29th Street NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
Phone: 403-944-4638 Fax: 403-944-4892

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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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