Adult Intensivist

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Alberta Health Services Department of Adult Critical Care, in partnership with the Department of Critical Care Medicine and the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, invites applications for a position of Adult Intensivist to be based at the Sturgeon Community Hospital.

Additional Notes About St. Albert

Located in St. Albert, Alberta the Sturgeon Community Hospital is a 169 bed hospital offering a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialty services within cardiology, medicine, obstetrics, surgery, gastroenterology, critical care, and emergency medicine.

Our ICU consists of 8 beds serving primarily medical and surgical patients. Specialized services including renal replacement therapy, plasmapheresis, inhaled epoprostenol, and proning are available in our unit. We are a closed unit served by 4 fellowship trained intensivists. There is full time coverage by a team of critical care trained Nurse Practitioners. Daily rounding is supported by a full multi-disciplinary team including a dedicated pharmacist, social worker, and rehabilitation support.

We are an active member of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alberta routinely participating in departmental research and other administrative activities. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions and has been internationally recognized among the world’s top 50 medical schools.

The University of Alberta has been ranked amongst the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world serving over 37,000 students with more than 11,000 faculty and staff. The University has an annual budget in excess of $1.8 billion and attracts significant external funding.


The successful candidate will be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with an MD, FRCPC or FRCSC, possess a specialist certificate or equivalent in Critical Care Medicine, and be eligible for licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

We are particularly interested in those with superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to function well within small teams. A demonstrated interest and commitment to the practice of community intensive care medicine is essential. Desirable skill sets include experience and/or additional training in point of care ultrasound, quality Improvement, or research within a community setting.

The successful candidate will be a clinical academic colleague within the academic Department of Critical Care Medicine.


Remuneration for ICU work will be through a clinical alternate relationship plan (ARP) funding model. At the present time, eight weeks of ICU service per year will be expected with the possibility of increased service time as clinical needs dictate. Clinical service in base specialty is negotiable and will consist of fee for service billings.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae outlining their clinical experience, education, three reference letters, and copy of CPSA practice permit or letter of eligibility to:

Dr. Shelley Duggan
Zone Clinical Department Head, Department Critical Care

2-124 Clinical Sciences Building
8440-112 Street

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 31, 2020 however, the competition will remain open until filled.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Critical Care Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

28 June 2020
Location: Canada Alberta St. Albert
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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