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Arthroplasty Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery
Full Time Practice
South Health Campus - 4448 Front Street SE - Calgary, AB T3M 1M4
2018-08-31  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

The successful candidate will have a clinical focus in Hip and Knee Reconstruction. The practice is at the South Health Campus in the Calgary Zone. The successful candidate will participate in a call schedule and treat single-limb trauma at South Health Campus. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in Research. Duties will include recruiting and entering patients into on-going clinical trials; supervising students, residents and fellows with their research efforts; initiating new clinical research projects in association with other members of the Divisions of Trauma and Hip and Knee Reconstruction.

The successful candidate will act as a preceptor for students, clinical clerks, residents and fellows, and support undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate teaching. Participation in committees with administrative, clinical, educational, research or other mandates is required. The successful candidate will have an appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopaedics.

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, an active Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in Orthopaedic Surgery with additional fellowship training in both Arthroplasty and Trauma, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a significant academic interest in teaching and research in addition to clinical practice.

Remuneration is based on a Fee-for-Service model with billing directly to Alberta Health.

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to:

Jason R. Werle, MD, FRCSC

Clinical Professor

Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery

Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Senior Medical Director, Bone & Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network Alberta Health Services


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