University of Alberta

Clinical Faculty - Developmental Pediatrics

MED Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A100834057
Closing Date  -    Oct 23, 2017

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a Clinical Faculty appointment within the Division of Developmental Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, comprised of developmental pediatricians, pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialists, child psychiatrists, psychologists and a pediatric nurse practitioner, in providing interdisciplinary care for children with a variety of developmental disabilities.  The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient assessment and services for children with cognitive and motor disabilities, including learning disabilities, intellectual disability, ADHD, speech-language disorders, autism, FASD, cerebral palsy, and acquired brain injuries.  In a family centered environment, children are treated by a comprehensive team of allied professionals. A group of pediatricians, physiatrists, and developmental pediatricians provide medical coverage for outpatient specialty clinics and a 10 bed tertiary Pediatric Intensive Rehabilitation Inpatient 24 hour care program.  

In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Developmental Pediatrics subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  The successful applicant will engage with trainees from this program as well as with General Pediatric residents and elective medical students. There are many opportunities for both classroom-based and clinical teaching as well as for developing skills in Developmental Pediatric medical education.

The primary clinical responsibilities associated with the role will be outpatient developmental pediatric consultation at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital as part of multidisciplinary assessment clinical teams (Infant and Preschool Assessment Service; IPAS and School-Aged Neurodevelopmental Clinic; SNAC), inpatient pediatric rehabilitation coverage to Unit 201, as well as outpatient developmental pediatric consultation to the Child Health Clinic at the Misericordia Hospital.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Developmental Pediatrics, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Developmental Pediatrics). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (http://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes). Successful candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

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.

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:

Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor and Interim Divisional Director, Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta

Mailing address:
209 GlenEast
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
10230 111 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5G 0B7
Hospital Email: lonniezwaigenbaum@albertahealthservices.ca
University Email: lonniez@ualberta.ca

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.

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