The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Critical Care, at the Alberta Children’s Hospital invite applications for a locum position within Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone. The locum position is available until a candidate is successfully recruited to the permanent position. The maximum anticipated duration is up to 12 months.
The Section of Pediatric Critical Care is seeking an individual with skills and expertise in pediatric critical care medicine. The Section of Pediatric Critical Care provides comprehensive consultant care to children in Southern Alberta, SE British Columbia and SW Saskatchewan, a catchment area of approximately 2.5 million people. The Alberta Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit admits approximately 900 cases per annum. The age range of admissions is from term neonates to 18 years. It is a closed model, non-cardiac, multidisciplinary ICU providing general medical and surgical intensive care, neurosurgical and trauma intensive care, extracorporeal life support, extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CRRT, specialized intensive care transport, neuro-critical care program, ICU support for the Provincial BMT program and intensive care outreach services.
The 141 bed Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) opened in 2006 followed by the adjacent Child Development Centre and Rotary Flames House Hospice. Calgary is also served by two level III NICUs and four level II NICUs at five teaching hospitals in the City of Calgary. The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the rapidly growing Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Many members are also part of the Alberta Children’s Health Research Institute (ACHRI), or other Faculty research institutes. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at www.ucalgary.ca/paed for more information about the Department, its faculty, services and accomplishments.
For more information, please contact: Dr. Simon Parsons, Section Chief, Pediatric Critical Care, by phone: 403.955.7461 or by email: Simon.Parsons@ahs.ca