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Family Physician with Indigenous Wellness Program

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Royal Alexandra Hospital
2018-08-20  Time: 8:00
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.

Family Physician with Indigenous Wellness Program


Alberta Health Services and the Indigenous Wellness Program is inviting applications from a Family Physician licensed to practise in Alberta .

The candidate will be remunerated by the Indigenous Health Program (IHP) –

Indigenous Wellness Program Alternate Relationship Plan (ARP) administered by AHS and Dr Ellen Toth, Medical Lead Indigenous Health and authorized representative for the ARP.

The Indigenous Wellness Program provides cultural and spiritual support for First Nations (Status and Non-status), Metis, and Inuit patients. Physicians collaborate with allied healthcare providers around spiritual, cultural and other special needs to facilitate culturally safe and patient-centered care in Communities and/or in specialised clinics. Mental health and addictions, womens health and pediatric care are also provided using a holistic and cultural approach. . The family practise component of this provincial program is growing and requires additional family medicine FTE (full or part time). A Palliative care component is in place.

Interested applicants must hold an MD or equivalent, hold or be eligible for licensure to practice in Alberta, hold or be eligible for CCFP designation and have completed a two year Residency in Family Medicine. Applicants must also have experience or a sincere desire to deliver health services to Indigenous communities.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae outlining their current clinical experience, and the names of three references to:

Ellen L Toth, MD, FRCPC

Medical Leader
Indigenous Health Program
Alberta Health Services

fax: 780-438-1340

Applications will begin being reviewed immediately; however the competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alberta Health Services 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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