FM Hospital Medicine
MED0002UF Requisition #

Alberta Health Services is inviting applications from Family Physicians to join the Department of Family Medicine in the Edmonton Zone.

Edmonton Zone hospitals are affiliated with the University of Alberta, and serve as important training facilities for residents and students.  The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

The Westview Community Hospital (WCH) Family Medicine Program serves individuals with acute, severe and complex health issues. The inpatient Family Medicine Program offers treatment by an interdisciplinary health care team consisting of consisting of nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Assistants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Dieticians, Social Workers, and Pharmacists. The team works closely with Psychiatrists, Geriatricians, Emergency Physicians, Surgeons and Internal Medicine generalists and subspecialists. The Family Medicine Health Care Team (HCT) also maintains contact with community practitioners carefully protecting continuity between acute care and community care. Participation in the acute care HCT on-call roster is an expectation for the position.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest as well as the names of 3 references online through the doctorjobsalberta.com posting.

Applications meeting the requirements outlined in this notice will be forwarded to the Search and Select Committee and will begin being reviewed immediately. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Successful Candidates will have a functional knowledge of resources and challenges in Alberta’s primary health care system. This knowledge will be supported by the candidate having completed a two year Family Medicine Residency and by ongoing community primary care experience.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork and peer relationships. The successful candidate should be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of Family Medicine.

The successful candidate must have certification with the College of Family Physicians and of Canada and for medical licensure in the province of Alberta.

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