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General Anesthesiologist

4317
Anesthesia
Part Time Practice
Calgary
Foothills Medical Centre and Calgary Zone AHS Contracted Surgical Facilities
0.8
2017-10-04
2017-10-27  Time: 23:59
2018-01-01
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

The Department of Anesthesia, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone invites applications for the position of Anesthesiologist as a Clinical Lecturer at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. The position will be a 0.8 FTE. The starting date for this position will be January 1, 2018.

You would be expected to be involved in all clinical areas (with the exception of cardiac anesthesia) of the section, including:

1. Clinical anesthesia care in the operating rooms, pre-operative assessment clinic(s), acute pain consultation service and obstetrical anesthesia.

2. Take an active role in the education and instruction of medical students, anesthesia residents, off service residents, respiratory therapy students, orientees, and other allied health members in both the operating room and other anesthesia service areas.

3. Participate in Section and zone-wide educational activities (in both presentation and audience roles).

4. Participate in simulation and team-training exercises.

5. Participate in Section and zone-wide administration and committee work at the discretion of the Section Chief and Zone Clinical Department Head.

6. As a citywide department, there is also an expectation of work at non-hospital surgical facilities, as well as other acute care sites as required by the section or zone department.

7. Members are required to use the anesthesia electronic record.

8. Members are required to adhere to Section holiday and time off scheduling practices.

9. Your call commitment will be consistent with that of other members of your section.

Calgary Highlights:

Calgary is approximately 80km east of the Canadian Rockies and is located in the transition zone between the Rocky Mountain Foothills and the Canadian prairies. It is the largest city in Alberta, with a metroplitan population of 1,239,220 people (StatisticsCanada, 2016). The city is large in physical area, consisting of an inner city surroundied by suburban communities of various densities.

Calgary’s climate is greatly influenced by the city’s elevation and proximity to the Rocky Mountains. Calgary’s winters are broken up by warm, dry Chinook winds that routinly blow into the city from over the mountains during the winter months.

Calgary has a vibrant theatre, art, food, sports and music community. It was designated as one of the cultural capitals of Canada in 2012. The city features an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars, cultural venues, public squares and shopping.

The successful Candidate will have their FRCPC in Anesthesia; demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team; superior interpersonal communication skills; and a strong commitment to delivering innovative anesthetic care.

Applicants must be a qualified MD or equivalent, with specialist certification in anesthesia, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta for independent anesthesia care.

Fellowship in SIMULATION Anesthesiology preferred.

Additional training/interest in Trauma Anesthesiology preferred.

Skills and/or interest in academic research, and teaching preferred.

Desired competencies include Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Advanced Life Support.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.


Dr. Gary Dobson

Zone Clincial Department Head

1403-29th Street NW

Calgary, AB T2N 2T9

Phone: 403-944-4309

Fax: 403-270-2268

Email: tessa.boutin@ahs.ca

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Gary Dobson c/o Ms. Tessa Boutin By 26-Oct-2017



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