Family Physician with Geriatrics Expertise

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Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine, is inviting applications from Family Physicians with expertise in Geriatrics to join the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Geriatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Program in the Edmonton Zone.

The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is the largest freestanding tertiary rehabilitation center in Canada serving patients of all ages who require complex rehabilitation to enable them to participate in life to the fullest. As a leading-edge academic teaching hospital, the Glenrose participates in educational training programs for health sciences professionals and offers an array of research and technology development opportunities.

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Details about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Family Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s web site at; Alberta Health Services can be found at and the City of Edmonton is available at


The successful candidates will join an integrated group of healthcare professionals. Geriatric patients are the focus of our service. Treatment includes an integration of medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, social work and pharmacotherapies. These patients have had acute physical, cognitive and social decline in the past 2­3 months and have reduced independence. The responsibilities for successful individuals would include Clinical Rehabilitative Care for six in­patients, working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, participating in an on­call roster (average 1 in 10 second call), completing all administrative data related to care for patients, and participating in regular meetings related to patient care and quality improvement.

The successful applicants shall have a MD or be eligible for certification in Family Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or with the College of Family Physicians and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Training in Geriatrics and/or experience in the care of the elderly would be an asset. We offer Core Geriatrics training to anyone interested. A proven track record of collaboration and mentoring trainees is preferred. This individual will be encouraged to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered through a separate process with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.


Remuneration is competitive and based on a Clinical Alternate Relationship Plan.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae outlining their current clinical and leadership experience, and three reference letters. We will begin reviewing applications as soon as they are received however the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Dr. Alexa Bertagnolli-Hansen

Site Director, Geriatrics

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

10230 111 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T5G 0B7

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

The University of Alberta 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.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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9 February 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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