Hospitalist – Medical Inpatient Care – Foothills Hospital

FM Hospital Medicine
MED00029K Requisition #


The hospitalist group at the Foothills Medical Centre enjoys a team based flexible work environment while acting as the largest admitting service at the site.  We pride ourselves in providing excellent patient-centered care through the continuum of hospital care: seeing patients in the ER and following them onto our inpatient units and organizing post-acute care. We are responsible for ordering treatments, tests, and consulting with specialty physicians and primary care physicians where appropriate. Addiction, mental health and social issues frequently complicate the medical issues; advocacy at the patient and system level will be a key part of this role.

We are looking for clinicians who have a strong interest in developing a permanent acute care hospital practice and working collaboratively with all members of the inter-professional team, including other physicians, nurses, and allied health staff.  We are a cohesive and diverse group of physicians and are enthusiastic to welcome new members. 

There is a position available starting January 1, 2024. A physician filling this position would be assigned work consisting of shifts and rounding patients. While the number of shifts will be irregular, you will enjoy a great deal of flexibility in your work and have the opportunity to cover further shifts or rounding if you so choose.  We expect the amount of work available may go up to 1.0 FTE.  There is an accompanying probationary period with this position.

Time Requirement: 
May go up to 1.0 Clinical FTE . This comprises of various shifts in the 24-hour period including evening, night and weekend work. We are looking for individuals who can commit to the full scope practice of daily rounding, shift coverage and cross coverage for other colleagues. 

We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, across the Calgary Zone.  We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.


-Eligible for licensure and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and CMPA 
-Eligible for privileges within the Department of Family Medicine, Alberta Health Services
-Clinical excellence in the described role, with previous inpatient experience being an asset
-Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills
-Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team setting to create patient focused solutions
-Exhibits leadership skills and potential
-Desire to participate and contribute to quality improvement activities
-Will be required to attend an in-person/Zoom interview with an interview panel and provide references upon request
-We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Must read, write, and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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