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Thoracic Surgery Full-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   6 views
Job Details

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary invite applications for the position of Thoracic Surgeon at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Qualifications include an MD and successful completion of the Royal College Specialty Certificate in Thoracic Surgery. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta.

The successful candidate will become a member of the Section of Thoracic Surgery and they will join a collaborative practice model, with the existing surgeons, to provide comprehensive care for thoracic surgery patients in Southern Alberta, excluding transplant surgery. This will include participating in on call duties as well as a central triage system of distribution of consults. The surgeon will have access to an onsite office and administrative support. Clinic and operating room time resources are shared equally amongst the group members. Acute care services will be provided, in the main operating room, at the Foothills Medical Centre with privileges at all Calgary Zone facilities.

The surgeon will be expected to have a clinical appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, and to participate in the Royal College approved residency training program and associated committees. They will also be involved in medical student teaching. They will take on administrative roles and responsibilities in alignment with section needs.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary are committed to employment equity. Please submit a letter of application, your curriculum vitae and three letters of reference by February 1st, 2023 to:

Dr. Colin Schieman

Section Chief of Thoracic Surgery, AHS Calgary Zone

Room G33H, Foothills Medical Centre

1403 29th St NW

Calgary, AB T2N 2T9

Applications Attention to:

Ms. Natasha Sekulic


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 include an MD and successful completion of the Royal College Specialty Certificate in Thoracic Surgery.

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: Thoracic Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: cARPThe Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Jan 19, 2023
  • Closing Date: Feb 1, 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.