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Urgent Care Physician

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre
2019-07-23  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from family physicians with a background in urgent or emergency care and outpatient work to join the Department of Family Medicine in Calgary.

This position will be permanent full time (including days, evenings, nights, and weekends) at the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre (SMCHC) Urgent Care Centre (UCC), a health facility supporting a vulnerable, culturally diverse, complex population in downtown Calgary. The UCC operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and features on-site lab and DI services while using a hybrid of paper and electronic medical records (moving to fully electronic medical records March 2020).

The successful physician must be able to fill the full time scheduling requirements of 12-14 shifts per month and will integrate seamlessly into a multidisciplinary team environment including licensed practical nurses (LPNs), orthopedic technicians (OTs), and registered nurses (RNs).

SMCHC UCC physicians hold Medical Staff Appointments with the Department of Family Medicine. SMCHC USS also functions as an important training facility for residents and students, being affiliated with the University of Calgary. As such, successful candidate will also be required to apply for a Clinical Academic Appointment in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary to play a critical role in supporting this valuable program.

While we appreciate and invite all applications, only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:

- be certified in Family Medicine with the Canadian College of Family Physicians

- hold active licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

- have current medical liability insurance coverage

- demonstrate strong, clear communication skills including written, auditory, and verbal

- have greater than two years of experience in an Urgent Care or Emergency Room setting

- be certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity with information technology systems, such as Netcare, SCM, SEC, and PACS

- CCFP (EM) designation

Dr. Evan Bensler

Site Lead, Sheldon M. Chumir Urgent Care Centre


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to:

Posting will remain up until filled.

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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