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Cardiac Surgical Assistant Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   59 views
Job Details


The CSA will perform a range of procedures that can include: first and second assisting for cardiac surgery during the day and after hours 24/7. Services include first assisting, conduit harvesting and any task directed by the surgeon. A complete list of procedures as per Business Plan can be provided. Administrative role includes reporting on all activities and cases as well as procedures to Alberta Health. A CSA will function as the first assistant 8:00am – 6:00pm in three ORs Monday and Tuesday and in two ORs on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. A first assistant is also required in the fourth OR on Monday and Tuesday and third OR on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm for any extended surgeries. On call physician must be able to arrive at the hospital within 20 min for emergency.

This position is for Family Physicians.


The candidate must be eligible for unrestricted Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

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


Calgary Cardiac Surgery Clinical ARP

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Recruiter Contact:

Dr. Imtiaz Ali, MD, FRCSC

Chief, Section of Cardiac Surgery

Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 - 29th St NW

Calgary, T2N 2T9

Phone: 403-944-1090

Fax: 403-944-2906


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Imtiaz Ali c/o Richard Johnson, Foothills Medical Centre, C823 1403-29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9 By 15 Feb 2021

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.