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Geriatric Medicine / Care of the Elderly Physician

Part Time Practice
Stony Plain
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2021-10-05  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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The Specialized Geriatric Services Program (SGS – Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan) in partnership with Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for a Geriatrician / Care of the Elderly Physician to join the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine / Care of the Elderly located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 3 million people.

This post of 0.2FTE is an unrivalled opportunity for an interested, engaged and enthusiastic physician to be involved in the service of the new care of the elderly service and model of care in AHS Homecare inclusive of the Suburban Rural West Homecare Network (Westview, & Evansburg) and provide cross coverage with other network offices, when needed.

Duties with the Homecare will include assessment and management of frail, medically complex older people in receipt of home care services, home based assessments and targeted interventions for those people either deteriorating in the community or stabilization following an acute or rehabilitative admission. Referrals will be received either from home care, from local primary care providers or from facility based physicians or transition care coordinators. This role would be supported by the multi professional team within homecare. This role will have the opportunity to facilitate engagement of primary care and consider innovative collaborations with PCNs.

The SGS – ARP is also seeking to expand its educational remit and the successful candidates will be offered a clinical academic colleague appointment with the relevant academic department.

The successful candidate will be either accredited in General (Internal) Medicine and Geriatric Medicine or Family Medicine with a Care of the Elderly certification (or MD with equivalent qualification) and eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

All appropriate support (administrative and technical) to enable the successful candidate to excel will be provided. Remuneration for the post is $327,468 – 359,832 depending upon training and hours. A 10% overhead will be payable for business administration

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining their experience, interests and current activities along with three reference letters via the Dr. Jobs website.

Interested candidates are also encouraged to contact either Dr. Adrian Wagg, Division Director, Geriatric Medicine,, or Jean Triscott, Division Director, Care of the Elderly or Jasneet Parmar, Medical Lead AHS EZ Homeliving and Transitions to discuss the position and the opportunities offered by this post.

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.

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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