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Full Time Practice
Chinook Regional Hospital
2022-02-07  Time: 23:59
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
Position located in: South Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services, South Zone is seeking a 1.0 FTE Anesthesiologist for Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, to commence in the Fall of 2022.

The Department of Anesthesia provides 24-hour services to 7 operating theatres with over 10,400 surgeries yearly. One anesthesiologist daily provides acute pain services on the units, consult services, anesthesia for psychiatric electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and covers Labour & Delivery suite which sees over 2300 deliveries and 700 Cesarean sections yearly.

Full participation with group on call;
Average work: 44 weeks/year, 8 weeks/year off (including Christmas and NY slowdown)
Weekly hourly workload (over total # of weeks: 56 hrs/wk worked for contracted weeks [40 hrs/wk of day/elective work and 16 hrs/wk of on call work]

The Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) is the largest community hospital located in Southern Alberta providing services to Lethbridge and surrounding rural areas with a catchment population of ~150,000. CRH has 250 acute care beds, 45 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 15 NICU bassinets. CRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

Lethbridge is a vibrant city with a population of just over 100,000 people; located in beautiful southern Alberta and close proximity to mountains.

City of Lethbridge
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge College


  • Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (preferred)
  • Must have or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (preferred)
  • Position is open to AHS Sponsorship for a CPSA Assessment; preference will be given to candidates that do not require Sponsorship/Assessments, and next to those who require SPA only of an Assessment, and then to candidates requiring a full assessment.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Compensation for this position is Fee-for-Service

For more information on benefits please visit the Alberta Medical Association

Thank you for your interest in a position at Chinook Regional Hospital. Please apply directly through this posting; any applications recieved by email alone will be redirected to this site for submission. A CV and a CPSA Eligibility Letter are the minimum requirements to formally accept an application on your behalf.

Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alecia Kerber, Planner- Physician Resources;

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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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