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Orthopedic Surgeon Full-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   2 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.
Qualifications must include an MD, Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and additional fellowship training in Arthroplasty and Orthopaedic Trauma. Eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta is required.

The successful candidate will join the Rockyview General Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery group and participate in an Orthopaedic call schedule. Fracture clinic support and elective surgical resources will reside at the Rockyview General Hospital. Arthroplasty clinic support will reside at the Alberta Hip and Knee Clinic.

The successful candidate will act as a preceptor for learners at all levels of undergraduate and post-graduate medical education and will retain an appointment with The Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. The successful candidate will have an interest in clinical or basic research and will support ongoing hospital site and Orthopaedic Section based research. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise medical students, residents and fellows in their research efforts.

Administrative roles within the Section of Orthopaedic Surgery will be mandated. 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.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference in PDF format by March 24, 2023, to:

Dr. Jason Werle
Section Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
c/o Ms. Francessca Turner
Department of Surgery, University of Calgary
G205 - 3300 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1

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 Arthroplasty and Orthopaedic Trauma.

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: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Surgery
  • Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Secondary Specialty: Arthroplasty and Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits. For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Mar 8, 2023
  • Closing Date: Mar 24, 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.