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Emergency Medicine Specialist - Misericordia Community Hospital

Emergency Medicine
Part Time Practice
Misericordia Community Hospital
2020-09-28  Time: 23:59
Covenant Health
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Emergency Medicine, invites applications for an Emergency Medicine Specialist at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. This is an outstanding practice opportunity to work on a committed and creative team serving local and outlying communities in Alberta’s Edmonton Zone.

Covenant is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 26 Catholic facilities in 15 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, the Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.

This is a 0.50 to 0.75 FTE position (approximately 8 shifts per month) with a start date of July 2, 2021.

About the Community of Edmonton:

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be considered a strong clinician by their peers. The successful applicant will have, or be eligible for, certification in Emergency Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or the College of Family Physicians Canada (FRCPC or CCFP-EM) and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. ACLS, PALS, and ATLS competency are required. Residents must be eligible to write the appropriate exam at the next sitting.

In collaboration with their colleagues, the successful candidate will deliver care and consultation services to emergency patients and participate in the program’s rotating shift schedule.

Interested applicants who meet the above qualifications should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and three reference letters to the contacts below.

Note: For graduating Residents, one reference letter must be from your Program Director or Assistant Program Director. For practicing physicians, one reference letter must be from a recent Facility Chief.

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Applications to be submitted to:

Colleen Sweeney, MD
Facility Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine
Misericordia Community Hospital

Applications will begin being reviewed starting September 20, 2020; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Details about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health can be found at and

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
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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