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Pediatric Cardiologist Full-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   59 views
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The Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, invite applications for a 1.0 FTE position, at the Clinical Assistant Professor level or higher. The successful candidate will have 70% time committed to clinical activity with the remaining 30% of time allocated to education and research. The successful candidate will have a strong clinical background in general pediatric cardiology, a background in clinical teaching and strong interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will provide ambulatory clinic services and share in inpatient consultation and on-call services. A minimum of 12 months of additional training in Pediatric Heart Transplant/Heart Function is required. Candidates must have training or practice experience in a tertiary care center within the preceding 3 years.

There are several research opportunities, with strong collaborative ties between pediatric cardiology, adult cardiology, medical genetics, and the Stollery Childrens Hospital. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an academic appointment with the Cumming School of Medicine with participation in the educational curriculum of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The Section of Pediatric Cardiology has 10 cardiologists with subspecialty representation in advanced cardiac imaging, fetal cardiology, heart function, transplant, pediatric and adult congenital electrophysiology and pulmonary hypertension. Pediatric cardiac surgical and interventional cardiology services are provided at the Stollery Childrens Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Outreach clinics are currently provided to Lethbridge.

The Alberta Childrens Hospital services the City of Calgary and the residents of Southern Alberta, Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Saskatchewan: a catchment area of ~ 3 million people. The Alberta Childrens Hospital is a free standing Childrens Hospital which opened in 2006 with state-of-the-art technology for family-centered care, research and education.

For more information regarding this position, please contact: Dr. Antonia Stang, Zone Clinical Department Head, Department of Pediatrics. Interested applicants should include the following attachments with their application:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
The names and contact information for three referees
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) Eligibility Letter

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.


Candidates must have the following qualifications: MD, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. A minimum of 12 months of additional training in Pediatric Heart Transplant/Heart Function is required. Candidates must have training or practice experience in a tertiary care center within the preceding 3 years.

Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure is required (to be included with the application).

The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills and proven leadership in working with multiple providers and teams, academic interests and a strong commitment to education and clinical care.

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: Pediatrics
  • Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: $420,000 - $485,000 per annum. Funding source: Alberta Academic Medicine and Health Services Program (AMHSP). Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.Specialist On Call: $1,500 to $4,500 per month on average depending on call frequency.The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Community Info:

    Calgary is a vibrant city of over 1.6 million people. It offers a superb quality of life. Calgary is situated near the Rocky Mountains (Banff National Park), and is rapidly emerging as a cosmopolitan, diverse and cultural center with outstanding green spaces, schools and communities.

  • Posting Date: Nov 28, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 31, 2023
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