University of Alberta

Clinical Academic Colleague - Rheumatologist (0.2FTE) Misericordia Community Hospital

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100629428
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, invites applications for a 0.2 FTE Rheumatologist to be based at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 4.2 million people.

Covenant Health is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 22 Catholic facilities in 14 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, Covenant Health works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.

The successful candidate will provide Rheumatology consults in hospital one day per week, while maintaining a community-based practice.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree or equivalent, with completed training in Rheumatology and will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons FRCPC (Rheumatology) is required. Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and three references to:

Benjamin Sugars, MD
Facility Chief, Department of Medicine
Misericordia Community Hospital
16940-87 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5R 4H5  

Applications will begin being reviewed starting July 2016; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”.  With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone.  For further details about our vibrant city, please visit

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

Details about Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health can be found at and

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta, Covenant Health and 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 women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.