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Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   112 views
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Fee for Service Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist to be based at the University of Alberta/Mazankowski Heart Institute. 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 is currently home to more than 40,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The University of Alberta’s Division of Cardiology is an integral part of the Department of Medicine and the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, a state-of-the-art facility that delivers tertiary and quaternary cardiac care services for the City of Edmonton, Northern Alberta, and parts of British Columbia, Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan.

The Mazankowski Heart Institute are home to one of the premiere Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs in Canada complemented with superb support infrastructure, including one of the largest heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory support (MCS) institutions in Canada which provides the breadth of cardiac care, including percutaneous, temporary and durable MCS, as well as complex, high risk Adult Congenital surgical and structural Interventional procedures. In addition, University of Alberta and Mazankowski Heart Institute are home to a prestigious Pulmonary Hypertension program and a renowned Heart Function Clinic with broad expertise, including areas such as Inherited Cardiomyopathies, Neuromuscular Disorders and Cardio-Oncology. The Mazankowski Heart Institute is also unique by providing collaborative pediatric, Adult Congenital and Adult Cardiac Care with regular collaboration between Adult and Pediatric colleagues.


The successful candidate will have significant opportunity to collaborate with strong established areas of excellence; basic science, Pulmonary Hypertension, Advanced Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndromes, large data bases, trial design and outcomes.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Cardiology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have advance Fellowship training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Key accountabilities of the ACHD position will include but will not be limited to Outpatient General Adult Congenital Heart Disease clinics, Specialty Clinics, Inpatient service, Emergency Triage, and equitable share of Division of Cardiology undergraduate and postgraduate teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be offered a Clinical Academic Colleague appointment in the Department of Medicine.


Remuneration for this position is based on Fee for Service basis with a salary range of $350K to $400 K.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, along with three letters of reference.


Dr. Wayne Tymchak

Director, Division of Cardiology

2c2 WMC, University of Alberta

8440 – 112 Street

Applications will begin being reviewed as they are received; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled with a suitable candidate. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

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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 and Covenant Health can be found at and

How to Apply

Apply Online

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.

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