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Obstetrics & Gynecology Generalist

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Full Time Practice
Royal Alexandra Hospital
2021-06-21  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for a General Obstetrician and Gynecologist to join the Lois Hole Hospital for Women based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. It is a tertiary acute care hospital with 20 Obstetricians/Gynecologists in private practice and 28 sub-specialists, who perform more than 7,000 deliveries and 5,000 gynecological surgeries per year. It offers a dynamic Women’s Health program dedicated to strengthening women’s health services, enhanced teaching, clinical innovation and research.

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The successful applicant shall have or be eligible for certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for unrestricted licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Extra training and/or areas of special interest will be required to be considered for this position, including pediatric gynecology, mature women’s health, pelvic pain and vulvar disease. Additional skills or training in education, leadership or experience with underserved communities would be considered an asset. As a generalist, the candidate will also be expected to have a general obstetrics and gynecology practice.

The successful candidate will have superior interpersonal skills and be a proven team player. The ability to work congenially within a group setting is an absolute prerequisite. The candidate will be expected to participate in the medical education program. Minimum obstetrical numbers will be an expectation of the successful candidate, as well as participation in the call roster. Currently 20 Obstetrician Gynecologists participate in the on-call roster, with a 2 person in-house on call 24/7, with operating room time also allocated with the position.

The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Alberta. This will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry which has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions and is located in Edmonton.

Remuneration is Fee for Service.

The recruiter contact: Applications will be accepted until June 21, 2021. Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae outlining their current clinical interests, and three reference letters to:

Dr. Jonathan Tankel, MBBCh, FRCSC FACOG

Facility Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Royal Alexandra Hospital Campus

Phone: (780) 735-5469

Fax: (780) 738-4981


This position is not sponsorship eligible.

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 the City of Edmonton can be found at and

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

Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta hire on the basis of merit. Alberta Health Services is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Medical Affairs is supported by a Physician Diversity and Wellness portfolio in support of recruitment processes and culture shift.

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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