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Emergency Medicine Physicians – Sturgeon Community Hospital

Emergency Medicine
Full Time Practice
St. Albert
Sturgeon Community Hospital
2020-09-28  Time: 23:59
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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Alberta Health Services is inviting applications from Emergency Medicine Physicians to join the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Edmonton Zone. There are up to 2 Permanent, 1.0 FTE positions and up to 3 Locum positions available with a start date of July 1, 2021. Locum positions will end June 30, 2022.

Shifts will be 8 hours, covering days/evenings/nights/weekends. A full-time schedule generally represents 10-12 clinical shifts per month.

Please note: Locum positions are temporary assignments; physicians recruited to locum positions who wish to become permanent or extend their locum will be required to apply for positions as they become available on the Doctor Jobs website.

The Sturgeon Community Hospital in St. Albert is an innovative facility, delivering primary health care and community based services and a 24-hour emergency department. The Sturgeon Community Hospital offers emergency services, a critical care unit, a day surgery clinic, adult day support programs and a large labour and delivery unit. This is a large facility offering physicians an opportunity to work with multi-disciplinary teams that are focused on improving patient health outcomes.

Located 30 minutes away from Edmonton’s core, St Albert boasts mature tree-lined streets, a bustling downtown district, low unemployment rates, low crime rates, good schools, parks and trails and recreational facilities, as well as an impressive roster of festivals and events, including a large outdoor farmers market which is Western Canada’s largest outdoor market.

All Edmonton Zone hospitals are affiliated with the University of Alberta, and serve as important training facilities for residents and students. The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. Applicants are expected to participate in education of trainees and are encouraged to apply for Clinical Academic Colleague appointments in the Academic Department of Emergency Medicine.

The candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be considered a strong clinician by their peers. The successful applicant will have, or be eligible for, certification in Emergency Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or the College of Family Physicians Canada (FRCPC or CCFP-EM) and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. ACLS, PALS, ATLS and NRP competency are required. Residents must be eligible to write the appropriate exam at the next sitting.

Remuneration is fee-for-service.

Interviews will be scheduled, via Zoom, for October 1, 2020 and October 2, 2020. Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward the following information to the contact below:

  • A letter of interest that speaks to your interest in the SCH Emergency Department, short and long term career goals, and ways in which you hope to contribute to the department.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact information of three references. For graduating residents, one reference letter must be from your program director or assistant program director. For practicing physicians, one reference letter must be from a recent Facility Chief.

Send to:

Samantha Johnson (

Please note: Interviews will NOT be offered to incomplete or late applications.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Emergency Medicine, 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, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta 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 individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Indigenous 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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