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Gastroenterologist – LOCUM

Long-Term Locum
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
2020-04-14  Time: 23:59
This is not an AHS position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, invites applications for a ONE YEAR Gastroenterologist LOCUM opportunity at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta starting
July 2, 2020.

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.

The successful applicant will provide inpatient and outpatient consultation and endoscopy services at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital, contributing to acute care coverage for the hospital with an equitable share of call coverage for the Gastroenterology service; and will be expected to participate in city-wide GI activities including, but not limited to, journal club, education rounds, resident training, quality improvement initiatives.

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

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

Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in Gastroenterology and must be eligible for licensure within the Province of Alberta. They must have obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Fellowship in Gastroenterology or equivalent.

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

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to the contacts below.

Apply Online to:

Jesse Siffledeen, MD
Division of Gastroenterology
Covenant Health, Grey Nuns Community Hospital
University of Alberta

Applications will begin being reviewed starting February 3, 2020; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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.

The University of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, and Covenant Health hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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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