Urgent Care Physician at East Edmonton Health Centre - Edmonton, Alberta

Full-Time
Posted On Mar 5

Responsibilities/Duties:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from Family Medicine Physicians, with a background and experience in urgent or emergency care and outpatient work to join the Department of Family Medicine.

We are looking for 5 physicians interested in working in the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) on a part time basis with a minimum shift commitment of 2 shifts per month (0.1 FTE). The clinic is run out of the East Edmonton Health Centre (EEHC), a health facility supporting a vulnerable, culturally diverse, complex population. The UCC operates weekdays from 5:00pm – 11:00pm and weekends from 3:00pm –11:00pm.

The clinic offers patients access to an interdisciplinary primary care team including family physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and social workers.

On-site lab and DI are available. Clinic operations are fully computerized with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Other co-located programs at EEHC include Public Health Services, Addictions and Mental Health, Adult and Children’s Home Care and Social Services.

EEHC is affiliated with the University of Alberta, and serves as an important training facility for residents and students. Therefore, the successful candidate will be encouraged to apply for a Clinical Academic appointment in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Additional Notes About Edmonton

Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca. Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Family Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant shall have or be eligible for certification in Family Medicine with the Canadian College of Family Physicians and hold active licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta with acceptable experience in Emergency and/or Urgent care. Physicians who already hold an AHS Appointment and Privileges are preferred but others will be considered as well.

 

Compensation:

Remuneration for these positions will be Fee for Service.

Recruiter Contact:

When applying, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest. While we appreciate and invite all applications, only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

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