Adult Intensivist

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Responsibilities/Duties:

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

Individuals dedicated to the development of a clinical or health services research program related to critical care medicine are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a clinical academic colleague within the academic Department of Critical Care Medicine. An appointment as special continuing status Academic Faculty may be considered. Desirable skill sets include experience and/or additional training in Quality Improvement, Medical Informatics or Health Services Research. Expected salary and operating grant applications to peer reviewed granting agencies, such as the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, will be strongly supported by the Department. Specific responsibilities of this position will include clinical service, undergraduate and postgraduate education, supplemented by research and/or administration depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and interest. The time distribution for various activities will depend upon the candidate’s qualifications and interests and Departmental need.

Additional Notes About Edmonton

The Department of Adult Critical Care, Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the Department of Critical Care Medicine & the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, invites applications for a position of Adult Intensivist to be based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions and has been internationally recognized among the world’s top 50 medical schools.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital contains over 800 beds and is one of Canada's leading clinical and teaching hospitals, treating patients from across western and northern Canada. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized services within cardiology, medicine, obstetrics, surgery, critical care, emergency and trauma care. It houses the regional thoracic surgery program. The ICU at the Royal Alexandra Hospital is a 25 bed unit served by 11 fellowship trained intensivists with base training in Anesthesia, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Hematology, Emergency Medicine and General/Trauma/ENT Surgery. There is full time coverage by critical care trained Nurse Practitioners as well as rotating residents and fellowship trainees. There are approximately 1350 admissions per year including trauma/neurotrauma as well as medical, surgical and obstetrical cases.

The University of Alberta has been ranked amongst the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world serving over 37,000 students with more than 11,000 faculty and staff. The University has an annual budget in excess of $1.8 billion and attracts significant external funding.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.

The Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alberta is a growing research-focused Department, currently consisting of 10 primarily appointed and 5 cross appointed Geographic Full-time Faculty and greater than 40 Clinical Faculty. Research spans the spectrum from laboratory-based experimental and translational work through epidemiology, clinical trials, and health services research in all aspects of Critical Care Medicine. The Department considers education a high priority and provides leadership to the educational and administrative activities of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Alberta Health Services, the Alberta Medical Association, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Qualifications:

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

Individuals dedicated to the development of a clinical or health services research program related to critical care medicine are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a clinical academic colleague within the academic Department of Critical Care Medicine. An appointment as special continuing status Academic Faculty may be considered. Desirable skill sets include experience and/or additional training in Quality Improvement, Medical Informatics or Health Services Research. Expected salary and operating grant applications to peer reviewed granting agencies, such as the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, will be strongly supported by the Department. Specific responsibilities of this position will include clinical service, undergraduate and postgraduate education, supplemented by research and/or administration depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and interest. The time distribution for various activities will depend upon the candidate’s qualifications and interests and Departmental need

Compensation:

Remuneration will be with Fee for Service billings, although an alternate funding model for Critical Care is expected to be negotiated over the next 5 years. Clinical service in base specialty is negotiable and will depend on the individual selected. The expectation is that the successful candidate will have clinical services primarily based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital and will have a clinical academic appointment through the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alberta.

Recruiter Contact:


Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae outlining prior clinical experience, education, research interest, three reference letters and copy of CPSA practice permit or letter of eligibility and three reference letters to:

Dr. Shelley Duggan
Zone Clinical Department Head, Department Critical Care

2-124 Clinical Sciences Building
8440-112 Street

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 30, 2020 however, the competition will remain open until filled.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Critical Care Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

This position is not Sponsorship Eligible.




29 May 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Medical Practitioner
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