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Clinical Academic Position for General Internist with special interest in POCUS in the Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM

Internal Medicine
Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital
2017-10-25  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.

Clinical Academic Position for General Internist with special interest in POCUS in the Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) 18-UAH-MED-GIM-01

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of GIM in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a General Internist with special interest and training in Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS) to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) is one of Edmonton’s largest and longest serving hospitals, offering general and specialized quaternary medical and surgical health services, and featuring one of Canada’s busiest Emergency departments. Located on the University campus, the UAH is one of Canada’s leading health sciences centres serving as the primary and referral site for a diverse community stretching from south Edmonton to western and northern Canada. The hospital operates 650 beds (160 in medicine), cares for over 700,000 patients annually, and employs over 4,800 full-time and part-time staff.

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (A-ARP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The successful applicant will cover clinical service commitment for General Internal Medicine at the University Hospital. Clinical Services include but are not limited to: inpatient internal medicine clinical teaching and non-teaching units, inpatient and emergency consultations, outpatient urgent access, general medicine and perioperative clinics.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in General Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Additional training and/or experience in POCUS will be an asset for this position.

Key accountabilities of the position will include, but will not be limited to health services delivery and fulfillment of the academic mission of General Internal Medicine through medical education and administration. The job description as it pertains to these areas may be individualized.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, etc., along with three letters of reference.


Dr. Narmin Kassam

Divisional Director, General Internal Medicine

Address 5-112 Clinical Sciences Building, 11350-83rd Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G3

Ph: (780)492-8783 E-mail:

Applications will begin being reviewed immediately; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services 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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