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Chief of Emergency -RAH

Medical Leader
Part Time Practice
Royal Alexandra Hospital
2018-04-09  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Physicians who are interested in taking on the position of Clinical Department Facility Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

This 0.4 FTE position reports directly to the Edmonton Zone Clinical Department Head for Emergency Medicine and to the Facility Medical Director, RAH.

The position is being posted initially as a 0.2 FTE and will continue at 0.2 for 3 months when it will transition to 0.4 FTE. The transition period is to allow for several months of mentorship and support from the outgoing RAH ED lead. The successful candidate will have a vision for emergency medicine at RAH and be responsible for leadership at the department, hospital and zone program level, for ensuring that standards of care are met within the department and supporting research and academic responsibilities. This position contributes to the development of policies and criteria for procedures as they relate to Emergency Medicine and recommending privileges for physicians working within the Facility. The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Royal Alexandra presently consists of over 60 full time physicians.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital is one of Edmonton’s largest and longest serving hospitals, offering general and specialized medical and surgical health services, and features one of Canada’s busiest emergency departments. Located in the heart of the City of Edmonton, the Royal Alexandra Hospital provides a wide variety of health services to the City of Edmonton, and surrounding area. The hospital operates 850+ beds and cares for almost half a million patients annually.

The successful candidate will possess superior interpersonal skills, have demonstrated supervisory experience and be an excellent clinician with the respect of his/her peers.

Candidates must be either CCFP (EM) or FRCPC certified, be eligible to work in Canada and hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and an appointment to the AHS Medical Staff.

The successful candidate should be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Department of Emergency Medicine and is encouraged to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague appointment.

Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Curtis Johnston, Associate Zone Medical Director, RAH/SCH and Facility Medical Director, RAH


We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Competition will remain open until filled.

Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta hire on the basis of merit. 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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