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Locum Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon (23-STO-SUR-PED-ORTH-LOC-01) Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   5 views
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Locum Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon - Alberta Health Services

Edmonton, Alberta

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS), invites applicants to apply for a one-year Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon locum, within the Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery.

The successful applicant will join four pediatric orthopedic surgeons, one spine surgeon, and two nurse practitioners who provide a full range of elective orthopaedic and trauma services to children up to age of 17 years. The successful applicant is expected to have superior technical surgical skills, clinical judgement, and the ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary health care team. Training in limb reconstruction and/or cerebral palsy is an asset but not essential.

The Division of Pediatric Surgery is an integral part of the Department of Surgery and provides secondary and tertiary care services for the city of Edmonton, northern Alberta, and parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territories, and Nunavut. This position will be based at the University of Alberta Hospitals (UAH) which is a leading clinical, research, and teaching centre that treats more than 700,000 patients annually. The surgeon will work specifically at the Stollery Childrens Hospital (STO), a western Canadian referral centre for specialized paediatric services located within the UAH, and at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.

The candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague appointment in the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, which will be considered a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The candidate is expected to participate in all aspects of an academic surgical practice. This involves clinical practice (including providing call coverage), research, teaching, and administrative activities commensurate with the locum position.

Candidates must hold the FRCSC in orthopedic surgery or equivalent. The ideal candidate must have successfully completed fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics. Remuneration will be on a fee-for-services basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health.

The University of Alberta is one of the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world serving 36,000 students with more than 11,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1 billion and attracts more than $48 million in external research funding.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and a letter ofapplication.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Surgery can be found at Information about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and respectively.

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services 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.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Surgery
  • Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
  • Secondary Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for service
  • Posting Date: Jan 16, 2023
  • Closing Date: Jan 30, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.