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Echocardiologist

4460
Cardiology
Full Time Practice
Calgary
Foothills Medical Centre - 1403 29 Street NW - Calgary, AB T2N 2T9
2018-07-30
2018-09-30  Time: 23:59
2019-01-01
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

Applications are invited for an academic position with the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and the Departments of Cardiac Sciences and Medicine at Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary. This will be a major clinical appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor level (or higher) for an outstanding echocardiologist/multi imaging Cardiologist. The position will be based at the Foothills Medical Centre located in Calgary, Alberta.

The successful candidate will have completed an accredited training program in echocardiology/multi imaging cardiac modality and demonstrate expertise in all aspects. Clinical responsibilities will include participation in the supervision and reading of echocardiograms and other multi-imaging modalities if accredited. As well, there will be both daytime and overnight responsibilities for in-patient general cardiology clinical services, as well as ambulatory care consultative opportunities. The extent of clinical services can be adjusted according to the academic expertise and career path of the applicant.

The successful candidate will be part of the Libin Institute of Alberta. Current membership includes over 150 investigators and their research teams with a broad range of interests in cardiovascular medicine. The Institute is housed within the rapidly growing Faculty of Medicine that has recently added 2 new research complexes to its already outstanding facilities. Candidates may be eligible to participate in the Alternate Relationship Plan that provides competitive salary support. Calgary is a vibrant, multicultural city of more than 1,000,000. Health care facilities provide service to a regional population of approximately 2 million. Calgary enjoys close proximity to Banff National Park and beautiful Lake Louise. Opportunities for recreational activities in the city and nearby Rocky Mountains are outstanding.

Qualifications include an MD, training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and level III Echocardiography accreditation in addition to completion of an accredited training program in Adult Congenital Heart Diesase. A record of excellence in clinical research with a focus on transitional health is desirable.

Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Alberta is required.

Alberta Health fee for service schedule of medical benefits and specialist on call.

In partnership with the Alberta Medical Association, AHS helps facilitate the retention benefit program for physicians. This program is used to encourage retention by giving physicians a financial incentive if they billed more than $80,000 in clinical income the previous calendar year and are still working as of January 1 of the current calendar year.


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Carlos Morillo c/o Corinna Marcotte, Room C823, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9 by Septmeber 30, 2018.

Dr. Carlos Morillo

Chief of Cardiology & Director of Research, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta

Phone: 403-944-2670

Fax: 403-944-2906

Email: carlos.morillo@ucalgary.ca



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