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General Internist

Internal Medicine
Full Time Practice
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
2020-06-01  Time: 11:00
July 2020
This is not an AHS position.
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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In collaboration with their Internal Medicine colleagues, the successful candidates will deliver high quality inpatient and outpatient care to patients served by the Grey Nuns Hospital (GNH). For inpatient care, the opportunity to participate equally in the Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU) will be offered, including a commensurate number of overnight call, holidays, etc., proportionate to the number of weeks of CTU service. An outpatient practice, either through an AHS facility and/or private clinic is strongly encouraged. The outpatient department (OPD) clinic space is provided to all Internal Medicine members for post-discharge follow up of patients as needed. Participation in the Pre-Admission Clinic (pre-op) at the Grey Nuns is encouraged but optional.

The GNH Internal Medicine group is heavily involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows, and has been recognized as a site for excellence in training by trainees and the University of Alberta alike. We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated teachers to further this. The group you will join at the GNH places a high value on comprehensive, detail-oriented, patient-centered care. We are a conscientious and engaged group, supportive of our colleagues, and have a collective desire to intentionally improve the quality of our work. We are seeking individuals who share our vision for the department and the care we provide.

About the Community of Edmonton:

Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, are inviting applications for two General Internists to join a dynamic medical team at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

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.

Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in General Internal Medicine and must be eligible for licensure within the Province of Alberta. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons FRCPC (Internal Medicine) is required. Physicians with Internal Medicine certification, plus a subspecialty certification, will also be considered. The successful candidates will be required to participate in the teaching program and will therefore be required to apply for Clinical Faculty appointment through the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

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

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Jay Varghese

Facility Chief, Department of Medicine

Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Applications will begin being reviewed starting April 1, 2020; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled as we are seeking the right individuals to ensure mutually beneficial and collaborative growth as a department over time.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology 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.

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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