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Urgent Care Physicians - Locum

General / Family Practitioner
Sheldon M . Chumir Urgent Care - 1213 4 Street SW - Calgary, AB T2R 0X7
2018-04-04  Time: 8:00
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from family or emergency physicians with a background in urgent or emergency care and outpatient work to join the Department of Family Medicine in Calgary.

There are several temporary full-time locum coverage positions available (including days, evenings, nights, and weekends) from June 1 – September 30, 2018 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.

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), nurse practioners (NPs), orthopedic technicians (OTs), and registered nurses (RNs).

SMCHC UCC is an important training facility for residents and students, being affiliated with the University of Calgary. As such, the 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.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:

- be certified in Family Medicine with the Canadian College of Family Physicians or certified in Emergency Medicine with the Fellowship of the Royal College of 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

Fee for Service.

Sarah Dimitriou

Service Planning Consultant, Department of Family Medicine

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

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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