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Geriatrician or Care of the Elderly

Geriatric Medicine
Full Time Practice
Chinook Regional Hospital
2022-01-10  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 full-time Geriatrician or Care of the Elderly Physician.

The successful candidate for this position will:

  • maintain a full scope of practice including inpatient consultative care;
  • provide rural outreach;
  • reside in and have as primary residence Lethbridge or surrounding area;
  • establish and maintain a full time Specialist Geriatrician practice in the community of Lethbridge;
  • obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;
  • participation / provision of Geriatric on-call with a call expectation of 1:4;
  • participate in quality programs and initiatives.

Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) is the largest acute care facility in the South Zone. It is located in Lethbridge, AB and is the region's main health care facility. It includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Surgical Suites, Labour and Delivery, Inpatient Units, Psychiatry, Detox, Dialysis, Cancer Centre, Ambulatory Units, and Diagnostic Imaging.

Lethbridge is a vibrant city of just over 100,000 located in beautiful southern Alberta - close to the mountains (about 70 miles from Waterton National Park and the Rockies) and an easy drive to Calgary.

City of Lethbridge

University of Lethbridge

Lethbridge College


  • Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or be eligible for Certification with Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada OR must have Care of the Elderly Fellowship from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
  • Must have or be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

Compensation for this position is Specialized Geriatric Services Funding Module.

For more information on benefits please refer to the Alberta Medical Association

Please apply directly through this posting, applications received 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.

We thank you for your interest in the above noted position, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Alecia Kerber
Planner - Physician Resources

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