Geriatrician or Family Medicine Specialist with Care of the Elderly Training

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Specialized Geriatric Services Program Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan

Geriatric Medicine / Care of the Elderly physicians

5.0 Full Time Posts

The Specialized Geriatric Services Program (SGS – Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan) in partnership with Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for 7 Geriatrician / Care of the Elderly Physicians to join the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine / Care of the Elderly located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 3 million people.

The posts are:

  1. Royal Alexandra Hospital and Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital acute and post-acute care
  2. Royal Alexandra Hospital (orthogeriatrics service and restorative care)and North East Home Care
  3. Misericordia Community Hospital Emergency Department and Outpatient Services
  4. Grey Nuns Community Hospital Outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation services and Community Home Care
  5. University of Alberta Hospital Acute Surgical liaison and Outpatient services


The successful candidates will be accredited in either General (Internal) Medicine and Geriatric Medicine or Family Medicine with a Care of the Elderly certification (MD with equivalent qualification) and eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

These posts are part of an innovative programmatic approach to the comprehensive provision of specialized medical services in the Edmonton AHS zone. This an unrivalled opportunity for interested, engaged and enthusiastic physicians to take an active role in acute, post-acute, rehabilitative and community geriatric medicine services.

Post holders will be expected to participate in the undergraduate and postgraduate education and training programs of the joint divisions of Care of the Elderly and Geriatric Medicine and maintain adequate continuing professional development as dictated by their relevant governing body. Medical liability insurance will be required


All appropriate support (administrative and technical) to enable the successful candidates to excel will be provided. Remuneration for the posts is $327,468 – 359,832 depending upon training and hours. A 10% overhead will be payable for business administration

The SGS – ARP is also seeking to expand its educational remit. Successful and interested candidates will be offered a clinical academic colleague appointment with the relevant academic department.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining their experience, interests and current activities along with three reference letters indicating the posts in which they are interested.

Interested candidates are also encouraged to contact either Dr. Adrian Wagg, Division Director, Geriatric Medicine, [email protected], or Jean Triscott, Division Director, Care of the Elderly [email protected] to discuss the position and the opportunities offered by this post.

To assist us in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

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

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Departments of Medicine & Family Medicine are on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services are at

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

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.

14 April 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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