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Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Full Time Practice
Stollery Children's Hospital
2018-12-24  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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Pediatric Hospital Medicine and General Pediatrics

Clinical Faculty

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a clinical faculty position within the divisions of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and General Pediatrics in the section of Child Protection in the Department of Pediatrics.


The successful applicant will join five academic pediatric hospitalists providing a full spectrum of clinical inpatient general pediatrics and consultative support to Surgical and Pediatric colleagues. As well as two senior colleagues in Child Protection. In addition to clinical care, both divisions are very active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute significantly to the fully accredited Pediatric residency, through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

This position will be comprised of approximately 80% clinical service and 20% academic teaching pursuits. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories

The Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, is a full-service pediatric hospital and centre for complex pediatric care and research. It is the only specialized healthcare facility for infants, children and youth in central and northern Alberta and has among the highest inpatient volumes of any children’s hospital in Canada, and serves a geographical area of over 500,000 km.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a residency in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Child Protection/Forensic Pediatrics, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:

Dr. Karen Forbes, Divisional Director and Zone Section Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

11405-87 Avenue Edmonton Clinic Health Academy Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

Ph: 780.248.5510 Fx: 1.888.790.1081

This position is not sponsorship eligible.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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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