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Family Medicine Physician - Care of the Elderly Misericordia Community Hospital (17-MCH-FAM-GERI-18)

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Misericordia Community Hospital
2018-01-23  Time: 7:00
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

Family Medicine Physician - Care of the Elderly

Misericordia Community Hospital


Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine, Division of Care of the Elderly, invites applications for a Family Medicine Physician to be based at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

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. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 4.2 million people.

Covenant is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 26 Catholic facilities in 15 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, the Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.

The successful candidate will provide specialized inpatient and outpatient geriatric consultation and outreach services for the care of older adults at the Misericordia Community Hospital in a 0.6 FTE capacity (approximate).

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with specialized training in Care of Elderly and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. This individual must have obtained certification in family medicine (CCFP) College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

This individual will also take part in the teaching of undergraduate and post-graduate learners during their Geriatric rotation at the University of Alberta. Therefore, the successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Family 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, curriculum vitae and three references to:

Dr. Marjan Abbasi

Facility Chief, Geriatrics

Misericordia Community Hospital, Covenant Health

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 15, 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, 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 and Covenant Health can be found at and

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, Alberta Health Services, and Covenant Health 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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