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Orthopedic Shoulder Reconstruction Surgeon Part-time Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary Zone   5 views
Job Details

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone and University of Calgary, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery invite applications for an 0.66 FTE permanent orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in shoulder reconstruction surgery. This is a job share position with two other shoulder surgeons currently at South Health Campus.

As this is an academic position (appointed to the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary), the successful candidate will be expected to participate in academic activities. Research activities include recruiting patients into on-going clinical trials; supervising trainee researchers, and initiating new clinical research projects with other members of the Division of Shoulder Surgery. The successful candidate will interact with learners at all levels of medical and surgical education, and experience as a medical educator is strongly preferred. Other leadership activities include committee work in various domains. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services are committed to employment equity.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 15, 2023. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference in PDF form to:

Dr. Jason Werle

Section Head, Orthopaedic Surgery

Alberta Health Services/University of Calgary

G205, Health Sciences Building

3330 Hospital Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1 Canada


Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, an active Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in Orthopaedic Surgery with additional fellowship training in shoulder reconstruction surgery and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. A major clinical focus in shoulder reconstruction surgery is required. The practice is at the South Health Campus in the Calgary Zone. The successful candidate will participate in a call schedule and treat single-limb trauma at South Health Campus.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.66
  • Department: Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Posting Date: Aug 31, 2023
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.