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Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre - 1403 29 Street NW - Calgary, AB T2N 2T9
2018-04-30  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

The Section of Neonatology, Department Pediatrics, invites applications for a full-time Neonatologist. This position is at the junior clinical faculty level and the successful candidate will have 70% time for clinical activities and 30% allocated to research, education, and administration. This profile may be subject to change based on academic productivity.

Candidates must have completed residency training in Pediatrics and received certification in Pediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or equivalent, and must also have completed Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine accredited by the RCPSC or equivalent. In addition, the successful candidate must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Additional training (Master’s degree) or formal work experience in Neonatal Neurology or Neurocritical Care will be an asset.

The fully integrated and regionalized (Calgary Zone) neonatal program - the largest in Western Canada - provides varied clinical services across 5 level III and level II NICUs (132 beds, 3300 admissions/year) at five teaching hospitals in the City of Calgary. It includes a new (2014) state of the art single room level III NICU at the standing alone Alberta Children’s Hospital. The 25 faculty member Section of Neonatology has a very successful Neonatal fellowship training program, and a solid track record of publicly-funded research.

The Section has an equitable shared on-call responsibility and service requirement tailored to each individual work-plan.

The Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) provides patient care to Southern Alberta, SE British Columbia and SW Saskatchewan, with a catchment area of approximately 2.5 million people. The Department of Pediatrics has more than 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Many members are also part of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health (ACHRI) or other Faculty research institutes. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at for more information about the Department, its faculty, services, and accomplishments.

Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan city with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system, vibrant cultural scene, diverse sporting facilities, and close proximity to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper National Park).

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, a certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatrics or equivalent certification from another professional association, and the completion of a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine accredited by the RCPSC or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible for an Independent Practice License from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and for medical staff privileges from Alberta Health Services. Additional training (Master’s degree) or formal work experience in Neonatal Neurology or Neurocritical Care will be an asset.

Reviews will commence directly after the posting date and the position will be filled when/if a suitable candidate has been identified. Please submit your curriculum vitae, statement of career interests, and the names of three referees by April 30, 2018 to:

James D. Kellner MD, FRCPC
Professor and Head,
Department of Pediatrics
Alberta Children’s Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3B 6A8
Phone: 403.955.7802 Fax: 403.955.3065

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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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