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Clinical Gastroenterologist with special expertise in quality management

Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital
2018-05-28  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 Gastroenterologist with special expertise in quality management

In Division of Gastroenterology

At University of Alberta Hospital


The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a clinical gastroenterologist with special expertise in quality management 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 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions and 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 of Alberta also leads the Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP), is home to the Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Centre (NACTRC), a state of the art infrastructure for clinical trials and the Canadian National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT).

The Division of Gastroenterology currently has 20 MD members and is one of the largest gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, motility and nutrition centers in Canada. It manages leading-edge clinical, basic and translational research programs involving 45 graduate and undergraduate students; over 3 million dollars in basic and clinical research funding annually and has developed the Centres of Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) and Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Research (GILDR). As a major tertiary academic referral centre, the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Alberta Hospital has a highly specialized consultation service an advanced therapeutic endoscopy facility conducting some 25.000 endoscopies annually, two inpatient units, a state of the art outpatient research and consultation clinic (Zeidler Ledcor Centre) staffed with highly skilled digestive diseases specialist physicians and scientists.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Gastroenterology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). The individual will have undergone or is currently undergoing specific training in quality management.

This is a clinical fee for service position in digestive diseases. Key accountabilities of the position will include involvement in digestive diseases inpatient service (ward), inpatient consultation service, outpatient clinic and endoscopy as well as coverage of weekday and weekend call including endoscopy call. Part of the position will involve assisting in development and assuming accountability for a comprehensive quality management program for the entire Division of Gastroenterology The position will involve 100% of time for clinical activities, including clinical teaching and administration of the quality management program.

This will be a fee for service position located at the University of Alberta. The successful candidate will become a clinical member of the Department of Medicine.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae to:

Daniel C. Baumgart, MD PhD MBA FRCP (London) AGAF

Professor and Director, Division of Gastroenterology

AHS Edmonton Zone Section Head

Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit

Zeidler Ledcor Centre, 130 University Campus NW

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB, T6G 2X8


Phone: +1 (780) 492-9840

Fax: +1 (780) 492-0126

Applications will begin being reviewed on May 25th, 2018; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, and abundance of outdoor activities in the surrounding parks, lakes, forests and close by Rocky Mountains, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

The employer hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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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