University of Alberta

FFS Position Hospitalist/Internist, Division of Neurology

Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100631799
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Hospitalist/Internist to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital.  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. 

The University of Alberta Hospital is a quaternary care facility in Edmonton Alberta associated with the University of Alberta. The Neurology service at UAH admits patients with complex neurological and medical problems including stroke, Guillain-Barre syndrome, MS, epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders. Hospitalist/Internist inpatient participation and supervision of the complex medical management of patients with neurological disorders after completion of their acute neurological care is carried out at UAH. Hospitalist/internist physicians to participate in and supervise the delivery of this care are required. 

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. They will be eligible to be certified in Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.  As well, the incumbent will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Key accountabilities of the Hospitalist/Internist will include, but will not be limited to inpatient care of patients for 26-24 weeks yearly, participation in after-hours call coverage, provision of internal medicine consultation on the Neurology ward and reporting to the Division of Neurology, and Division of General Internal Medicine.

The successful applicant will be eligible 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 online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, and experience to:

Dr. Douglas Zochodne
Divisional Director, Neurology
Address 7-132 A Clinical Sciences Building

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 23, 2017 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.

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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 can be found at

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

How to Apply

Apply Online

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