Posting #:18-FSCH-EM-LOCUM-04 Speciality: Emergency Medicine Type:Locum City/Town:Edmonton Location:Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital Date Posted:2018-04-25 Closed Date:2018-11-30 Time: 23:59 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required. Sponsorship Eligibility Expires:2019-04-25 Responsibilities/Duties: Emergency Medicine Physician–Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital18-FSCH-EM-LOCUM-04 Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Emergency Medicine Physicians to join the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Edmonton Zone at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital for one 1.0 FTE locum position for a 12 month term. The Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital (FSCH) is a community hospital in the town of Fort Saskatchewan, located 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. The Emergency Department provides 24/7 services offering a range of acute and outpatient care including 24-hour emergency services, women’s health, and ophthalmology. FSCH sees 19,000 ED visits per year. This opportunity is perfect for Emergency Physicians interested in building a foundation that promotes the health and well-being within a thriving community, and as part of a larger zone. The facility offers additional on-site services and ambulatory clinics including IV Therapy, Orthopedic Medicine, Tobacco Reduction, medical consult specialists, mental health services and support services. Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital is particularly interested in physicians with superior interpersonal skills and commitment to teamwork, process enhancement, and peer support. The successful candidate will fulfill clinical and non-clinical duties as an integral member of the Edmonton Zone, Department of Emergency Medicine team. Additional Notes About Edmonton The 12 Edmonton Zone hospitals (including FSCH) are affiliated with the University of Alberta, and serve as important training facilities for residents and students. As one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is internationally recognized and is among the world’s top 50 medical schools. Individuals interested in educating students and trainees are encouraged to apply for Clinical Academic Colleague appointments in the Academic Department of Emergency Medicine. Qualifications: The candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be considered a strong clinician by their peers.The successful applicant will have, or be eligible for, certification in Emergency Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or the College of Family Physicians Canada (FRCPC or CCFP-EM) and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Residents must be eligible to write the appropriate exam at the next sitting. ACLS, PALS, ATLS and NRP competency are required. Compensation: This is a Fee-for-Service physician position Recruiter Contact: Applications review will begin immediately. Interested physicians meeting the qualifications are asked to forward their information to Debra Bexson, Site Medical Secretary, Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include:1) a curriculum vitae, and2) the names and contact information of three referencesThe competition will remain open until the position is filled.Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.