Posting #:18-EEHC-FAM-FCC-LOCUM-06 Speciality: General / Family Practitioner Type:Locum City/Town:Edmonton Location:East Edmonton Health Centre Date Posted:2018-08-28 Closed Date:2019-02-28 Time: 23:59 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position. Responsibilities/Duties: Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from Family Physicians for a 12 month Locum position at the East Edmonton Health Centre’s Family Care Clinic. The coverage is variable and based on clinic need and physician availability. The clinic offers patients access to an interdisciplinary primary care team including family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, mental health/social workers, dietitians and cultural support workers. The team works closely with community agencies and external partners to provide comprehensive primary care services. Clinic operations are fully computerized with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). This is a combined clinical practice and teaching environment and successful candidates will be encouraged to hold clinical appointments in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Successful candidates will also be expected to become members of the North Edmonton Primary Care Network. Qualifications: Interested applicants must hold an MD or equivalent, have valid licensure to practice in Alberta and have completed a two year Residency in Family Medicine Compensation: Remuneration for these positions will be on a guaranteed/sessional rate ($200.00/Hour less $30/hour for overhead – actual rate $170/hr) Recruiter Contact: This position is not eligible for AHS Sponsorship of a CPSA Practice Readiness AssessmentOnly those applicants that are chosen for interviews will be contacted. To apply please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to (only those selected for interview will be contacted): Dr. Grant Sawisky (Co-Site Lead): email: Grant.Sawisky@albertahealthservices.ca OR Dr. Nabil Al-Kayssi (Co-Site Lead): Email: Nabil.Al-Kayssi@albertahealthservices.ca All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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 individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Indigenous persons.