The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) in Edmonton, Alberta is inviting applications for zone wide Staff Anesthesiologist positions.
A team of more than 160 department members, the Department of Anesthesiology is composed of physicians, anesthetists, scientists, educators and allied health professionals who provide services to ten Edmonton hospitals, and referrals from northern and western Alberta. We are a major referral centre for Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories with a referral based of over 1.5 million people. The Anesthesiology group provides services to patients at the Cross Cancer Institute, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Leduc Community Hospital, Misericordia Community Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Sturgeon Community Hospital, Westview Health Centre and the University of Alberta Hospital.
The Royal Alexandra Hospital is located in the heart of Edmonton and provides general and specialized medical and surgical health services. As one of Alberta’s largest surgical facilities, the hospital plays a lead role in the expansion and development of minimally invasive surgery, a rapidly evolving technique that helps patients heal and return to productive lives faster.
The Grey Nuns Community Hospital and Misericordia Community Hospital are part of Covenant Health. Covenant Health is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 22 Catholic facilities in 14 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, Covenant Health works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.
Located just north of Edmonton, the Sturgeon Community Hospital provides a wide variety of health services to the community of St. Albert and surrounding area. As a community hospital, the Sturgeon’s focus is on providing the best care in a comfortable, modern and friendly setting. Care provided includes emergency, women’s health, cardiac care, surgery, medicine, pediatrics, and rehabilitation.
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 and trauma care, and a state-of-the-art burn unit. The site’s Organ and Tissue Transplant Program is also recognized as a national leader in both success rates and transplant volumes.
Highly-skilled child health professionals from around the world have made the Stollery Children’s Hospital, located within the University of Alberta Hospital, a well-recognized centre for specialized pediatric services. The Stollery Children’s Hospital is a full-service pediatric hospital with both a unique physical design and patient-care approach, dedicated to providing children with the best health care in Canada. It is Western Canada’s referral centre for pediatric cardiac surgery and national leader in organ transplantation and is home to more than 160 physicians and 900 health care professionals. The Stollery Children’s Hospital cares for children from northern and central Alberta, the Territories and the Western provinces.
The Cross Cancer Institute is the comprehensive cancer centre for northern Alberta, and is one of two tertiary cancer centres in the province. The Cross Cancer Institute is a lead centre for the province-wide prevention, research and treatment program.
Located 20 kilometers south of Edmonton, the Leduc Community Hospital has acute care beds, sub acute beds and transition beds. The hospital provides inpatient medical and surgical care, general and specialized day surgery, rehabilitation programs, laboratory services, diagnostic imaging, specialized outpatient clinics, and a 24-hour emergency department.
The WestView Health Centre is located north of Edmonton in Stony Plain and provides a wide variety of health services to the community of Parkland County. This is a 68 bed facility and includes hospice care within the continuing care unit. Qualifications:
eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Additional training in regional, acute pain, vascular, obstetrical and cardiac will be considered an asset.
The successful applicants will be expected to apply for an Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and be willing to be involved in resident teaching and clinical research facilitation Compensation:
Remuneration will be based on a fee-for service model with billing directly to Alberta Health. Recruiter Contact:
Consideration of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Andrew Shaw
Zone Clinical Department Head
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
2-150 Clinical Sciences Building
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. 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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