Locum Infectious Diseases PhysicianAlberta Health Services - Edmonton, AB
Alberta Health Services in partnership with The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, invites applications for a Locum Infectious Disease Physician, to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.
The Division of Infectious Diseases has over 30 Faculty members and provides clinical services to all acute care facilities in Edmonton, and consultative services to Northern Alberta as well as western NWT and parts of BC. There are established specialty programs in HIV/AIDS, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Viral Hepatitis, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT), Infection Prevention and Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship as well as close relationships with Provincial and regional microbiology laboratories, and regional Public Health officials. The Division boasts one of the longest running and most highly regarded Canadian postgraduate training programs in Infectious Diseases. It has a long history of conducting clinical trials with dedicated Clinical Trial Unit infrastructure, and members of the Division are actively engaged across clinical, translational and basic science research.
Key accountabilities of the Locum Infectious Disease Physician will include, but will not be limited to, a minimum of 12-14 weeks of ID consultations services, predominantly at the University of Alberta Hospital,, but this may include other acute care sites in the Edmonton Zone based on need. This will include consultation in the OPAT (Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy) clinic. Additionally, ambulatory care will include follow up of patients from the inpatient consult service and locum coverage in the Northern Alberta Program providing care for persons living with HIV. Participation in an equitable share of afterhours and weekend call in the zone is expected as is clinical teaching of students and residents rotating on the Infectious Diseases service(s).
The successful candidate will be an MD with certification in Infectious Diseases with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent), be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).
Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience and interests, along with three letters of reference