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Locum Orthopaedic Surgeon Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   11 views
Job Details

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery invite applications for a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon to provide locum coverage from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital.

Qualifications must include an MD, Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and additional fellowship training in Shoulder Surgery (Soft-tissue, Trauma and Arthroplasty). Eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta is required.

This locum position will focus on providing care for patients with acute and chronic shoulder disorders. The successful candidate will participate in an Orthopaedic call schedule. Fracture clinic support and elective surgical resources will reside at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. Shoulder clinic support will reside at the Sport Medicine Centre, University of Calgary.

The successful candidate will act as a preceptor for learners at all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and will apply for an appointment with The Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

The physician will be required to perform the role of the PLC orthopaedic site lead for QA/QI. Monthly meeting attendance is required in addition to coordinating quarterly M+M rounds for the PLC orthopaedic surgery group. The successful candidate will embrace a collaborative model to advance patient care and quality improvement.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

The deadline for applications is October 12th, 2022. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference in PDF format to:

Dr. Jason Werle Chief,

Section of Orthopaedic Surgery Department of Surgery,

University of Calgary

G205 - 3300 Hospital Dr. NW

Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1

Applications Attention to:

Ms. Francessca Turner


Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Qualifications must include an MD, Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and additional fellowship training in Shoulder Surgery (Soft-tissue, Trauma and Arthroplasty).

The candidate must be eligible for 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.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: FFSThe Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Sep 28, 2022
  • Closing Date: Oct 12, 2022
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.