Community Pediatrics - Child and Adolescent Protection

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Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, invites applicants to apply for a clinical Pediatrician position within Community Pediatrics in the Department of Child Health.

The successful candidate will have responsibilities for clinical service, working with a multidisciplinary team in the Pediatrics for Kids in Care (PKIC) program primarily at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

The program works in partnership with Child and Family Services (CFS), with a focus on the well-being and medical needs of at risk and often socially vulnerable children. The program cares for abused and neglected children providing ongoing care to a risk children. The program collaborates across medical disciplines and within multiple government ministries (Education, Justice, Children’s Services and Health).

Additional Notes About Edmonton

Covenant is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 26 Catholic facilities in 15 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, the Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) 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.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories


The successful candidate will be a pediatrician with at least 5 years clinical experience in the area of child maltreatment assessment and intervention. Training, experience, and expertise in the medical evaluation of physical and sexual abuse is required.

A thorough understanding of the developmental consequences and developmental and mental health needs of children who experience child maltreatment is essential. The candidate should have a history of having demonstrated the necessary interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with academic and community colleagues. Experience with the child death review process an asset.

Interested applicants must hold an MD, have accredited pediatric specialty training by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and be eligible for licensure with CPSA. The candidate must be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


The position is a 1.0 FTE Fee-For Service position and is sponsorship eligible.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three (3) references to:

Dr. Michael Bowman

Facility Chief, Child Health

Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Covenant Health

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 15, 2019.

31 May 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
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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