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Physician Specialist, GIM POCUS

Internal Medicine
Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2022-01-21  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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General Internal Medicine Specialists, in our region, work out of four hospitals in the Calgary Zone. The scope of practice includes working on the medical teaching team, supervising both undergraduate medical students, postgraduate residents, and general internal medicine fellows. Other services include working on the non-teaching, general internal medicine service, consultation service, perioperative medicine clinics and ambulatory medicine clinics as well as the Department of Medicine COVID units. An on-call rotation is established, by hospital site, and may require in-house coverage

The candidate will provide care to Department of Medicine inpatients in the Calgary Zone with the use of Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) by participating in a structured consultation service. The candidate will also provide POCUS education to undergraduate medical students and postgraduate residents at the Cummings School of Medicine. The candidate will be able to conduct research involving POCUS efficacy and safety and will also focus on quality improvement and quality assurance in this area.

The successful candidates require subspecialty certification in General Internal Medicine by the RCPSC (R5 or equivalent), as well as focused training in point of care ultrasound.

Academic achievements in medical research or medical education would be an asset. Internal Medicine specialty certification could be considered if there is a clear track record of achievement in research or medical education.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have subspecialty certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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

Must read, write and speak English.

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


Dr. Leanne Reimche

General Internal Medicine Section Head


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to by 21-Jan-2022.

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