University of Alberta

Intensivist - Clinical Scholar (Locum)

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Critical Care Medicine, Non Budgeted

Competition No.  -    A105727975
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Division of Critical Care Medicine, in partnership with the Clinical Department of Adult Critical Care, Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an Intensivist - Clinical Scholar (Locum) to be based at the Walter C. McKenzie Health Sciences Centre of the University of Alberta Hospitals, along with coverage at other hospital sites in the Edmonton Zone.

The University of Alberta Hospital is one of Canada's leading clinical, research and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually from across western and northern Canada. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within cardiac sciences, neurosciences, surgery, medicine, renal, critical care, emergency, trauma care, and burn care. The site's Organ and Tissue Transplant Program is also recognized as a national leader in both success rates and transplant volumes.

The University of Alberta has been ranked amongst the top teaching and research universities in the world. Home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff, the university has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and attracts more than $480 million in sponsored research revenue.

The Department of Critical Care Medicine, Edmonton Zone provides tertiary critical care services for the population of Edmonton, northern Alberta and parts of western Canada. The DCCM is one of the largest integrated Departments of Critical Care Medicine in Canada with 116 multisystem, neurosciences and cardiovascular critical care beds.  Alignment with the academic Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta facilitates excellence not only in the provision of clinical care, but also teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have a Intensivist - Clinical Scholar (Locum) position with Alberta Health Services.  The successful candidate will also be registered in a graduate program.  Preference will be given to students registered in a program at the University of Alberta, pursing studies that will be relevant to critical care medicine.  The supervisor or co-supervisor must be from the Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta.

The successful candidate will be Canadian trained and certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with an MD, FRCPC or FRCSC, possess a specialist certificate or equivalent in Critical Care Medicine, and be eligible for licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Remuneration will be with Fee for Service billings within critical care with up to 8 weeks of clinical service within the Edmonton Zone.

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.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae outlining their clinical experience along with their post graduate study plan.  A copy of their CPSA practice permit or letter of eligibility and three reference letters to:

How to Apply

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Dr. D Zygun
Director, Division of Critical Care Medicine
2-124 Clinical Sciences Building
8440 - 112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

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