ID Specialist & Med Dir Antimicrobial Stewardship ProgramEdmonton Zone, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Covenant Health in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta, invites applications for an Infectious Diseases Specialist to be based primarily at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital (GNCH) in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful candidate may also consider a role with the senior medical leadership team as Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) in a 0.32 FTE capacity. Taking on the leadership role will reduce the clinical FTE expectations.
Covenant Health is committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion. The principles of equity and diversity are applied in the creation of the search and select committee, and all members of the search and selection team will have completed implicit bias and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) education.
The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
This is a full-time clinical position providing infectious diseases inpatient (12-16 weeks per year) and outpatient consultation at the GNCH. The ambulatory component includes provision of consultation services at the Outpatient IV Clinic on site, as well as general Infectious Diseases clinics. An equitable portion of after-hours coverage during weekdays is expected. On weekends/holidays, the practitioner will be expected to participate equitably in regional call coverage at the GNCH and University of Alberta Hospital sites. In addition, training and/or experience in the care of persons with HIV and participation in HIV care in the zonal Northern Alberta Program is expected. Training and/or experience in viral hepatitis care is not required but considered an asset. The successful candidate will provide clinical teaching to Infectious Diseases residents rotating on the GNCH service as well as ID residents, rotating residents and students when on call and/or in clinics. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to clinical scholarly activity/practice improvement initiatives relevant to the site/Section of Infectious Diseases.
Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2024.