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Orthopedic Surgeon Locum Tenens Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   60 views
Job Details


The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary invite applications for a Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon to work at the South Health Campus. This will be a locum position covering the practice of a surgeon who is on leave from September 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021


Qualifications include an MD, a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, subspecialty training in hip and knee arthroplasty surgery and eligibility for licensure in the province of Alberta.

The successful applicant will be expected to fulfill the clinical obligations of the surgeon on leave including performing surgery on currently booked and new elective hip and knee arthroplasty patients, follow-up of existing patients and consultation on new patients, overseeing residents and medical students. The successful applicant would have on call responsibilities for general orthopedic fracture care.

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

Must read, write and speak English.



Recruiter Contact:

Dr. Jason Werle

Section Head, Orthopaedic Surgery


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to By 25-Jun-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.