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Locum Emergency Medicine Physician – Westview Health Centre

Emergency Medicine
Part Time Practice
Westview Health Centre
2018-08-31  Time: 10:00
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Emergency Medicine Physicians to join the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Edmonton Zone at the Westview Health Centre for a 0.5 FTE locum positon (approximately 5-6 shifts per month). The duration of the locum position will be from October 2018 until June 2019.

The Westview Health Centre is a community hospital in the town of Stony Plain, located 17 km west of Edmonton. The Emergency Department provides 24/7 services with onsite lab and DI and sees almost 30,000 patient visits per year. This opportunity is perfect for Emergency Physicians interested in building a foundation that promotes the health and well-being within a community, as part of a larger zone.

Shifts are typically eight hours and cover days/evenings/nights/weekends. The facility offers additional on-site services and ambulatory clinics including IV Therapy, Orthopedic Medicine, Tobacco Reduction, medical consult specialists, mental health services and support services.

Westview Health Centre is particularly interested in physicians with superior interpersonal skills and commitment to teamwork, process enhancement, and peer support. The successful candidate will fulfill clinical and non-clinical duties as an integral member of the Edmonton Zone, Department of Emergency Medicine team.

The 12 Edmonton Zone hospitals (including Westview Health Centre) are affiliated with the University of Alberta, and serve as important training facilities for residents and students. As one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is internationally recognized and is among the world’s top 50 medical schools. Individuals interested in educating students and trainees are encouraged to apply for Clinical Academic Colleague appointments in the Academic Department of Emergency Medicine.

The candidates will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will have experience in medical leadership and be considered a strong clinician by their peers.

Successful applicants will have, or be eligible for, certification in Emergency Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or the College of Family Physicians Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Residents must be eligible to write the appropriate exam at the next sitting. ACLS, PALS, and ATLS competency are required.

This is a Fee-for-Service physician position

Applications review will begin immediately. Interested physicians who meet the qualifications are asked to forward the following information to Dr. Sam Chow, Westview Site Leader.


1) a curriculum vitae, and 2) the names and contact information of three references to:

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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