Surgical Assist, 22-FSCH-FAM-SA-67 Part-time Job3 weeks ago Doctor / Physician Fort Saskatchewan 9 views
Alberta Health Services, is currently seeking the services of independently licensed physicians to surgical assist in the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital. Under the direction of the surgeon, the primary duties of the position will be the provision of surgical assistance during procedures, including helping with positioning, intraoperative assisting, and post op positioning patients to surgical bed. The surgical assist is responsible for maintaining aseptic integrity, is a skillful communicator with all members of the OR team and can lift and position patients and equipment as required.
The successful applicant is required to be on site from approximately 07:30 Monday to Friday, until the cases are completed, typically by 15:15 but it can run up to 17:00.
The position provides the opportunity to work with a congenial group of surgeons who routinely guide resident physicians in acquiring the skills required to become capable surgeons. As the assist physician becomes familiar with each surgeons procedural workflows, the assist physician will also become a capable general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology surgical assistance.
General surgery and gynecology & obstetrics runs a minimum of 2 operating rooms daily.
Preference will be given to applicants who can commit to regular, predictable availability although this does not necessarily have to be multiple days in a week. We also prefer the candidate to be available afterhours few times a week (the afterhours cases typically finished before 20:00 typically we may have a couple of cases which finished mostly before 20:00 and the occasion emergent/stat C-sections).
Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae with three references and current CPSA permit via the Dr. Jobs Website.
We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The successful applicant must be able to bill the Schedule of Medical Benefits/third parties for surgical services provided. Applicants must be already registered for independent practice in Family Medicine or a surgical specialty with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Surgical Assist experience in an operating room is preferred.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration is on a fee-for-service basis with additional modifiers for time and BMI as may be applicable and is competitive with other North American jurisdictions.
- Posting Date: Sep 12, 2022
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.