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Cardiologist Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   89 views
Job Details


Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, invites applications for a Cardiologist to join a dynamic team at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. This is an outstanding practice opportunity to work on a committed and creative team serving local and outlying communities in Alberta’s Edmonton Zone.

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.

You will be joining a team of Cardiologists with whom you will collaborate to deliver inpatient care and consultation services to hospital patients. This position will participate in the program’s on-call in-patient schedule while maintaining a community-based practice.

Key clinical accountabilities will include, but will not be limited to: equitable Pacemaker service, Outpatient General Cardiology Clinic, Inpatient service, Emergency Triage, CCU coverage and equitable share of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching responsibilities.


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 subspecialty training in pacemaker implantation and programming. Preference will be given to applicants with echocardiography training Level 3.

Candidates will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered through a separate process with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.


Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested applicants should apply online through the website by submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Sanjay Sharma
Facility Chief, Cardiac Sciences
Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Applications will begin being reviewed starting in April 9, 2021; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Covenant Health hires 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.
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