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Academic Hand & Wrist Plastic Surgeon Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   84 views
Job Details


The Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, and the Clinical Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone is accepting applications for the position of an academic Hand & Wrist Plastic Surgeon in the Division of Plastic Surgery. The primary practice site for this position has been identified as the University of Alberta Hospital.

The successful applicants will have job descriptions which will include a commitment to clinical care delivery, education and research. The position will be recruited at a level depending on the qualifications of the applicant.

Additional Notes About Edmonton

The Division of Plastic Surgery currently consists of 17 Plastic Surgeons and provides service to the City of Edmonton and surrounding communities. The Division provides specialized care in all aspects of Plastic Surgery including trauma and burn care. The Division of Plastic Surgery has a busy and comprehensive training program in Plastic Surgery.


The successful applicant will have opportunity to practice the full spectrum of Plastic Surgery in a busy tertiary care institution; working cooperatively with a multi-disciplinary team. It is anticipated that the applicant will have demonstrated training and expertise in the complete care of the hand & wrist patient. A commitment to research and teaching is expected.

The applicant must have obtained Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons registration in Plastic Surgery. Applicants must have completed a Fellowship in hand & wrist surgery, and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The position comes with significant research expectations. The candidate should ideally have a Master’s degree or PhD.

The successful applicant will be appointed to the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta.


Remuneration is based on Fee for Service billings submitted to Alberta Health.

Recruiter Contact:

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. J. Olson, Division Director

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery

2D3.82 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre

8440-112 Street Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7


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

Alberta Health Services & The University of Alberta 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.

Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.