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Orthopaedic Arthroplasty Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery
Full Time Practice
Rockyview General Hospital (Primary), Foothills Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre, South Health Campus, Alberta Children’s Hospital
2017-11-30  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone and University of Calgary, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery invite applications for a fellowship trained Arthroplasty Surgeon.

A clinical focus in Hip and Knee Reconstruction is required. The practice is at the Rockyview General Hospital in the Calgary Zone. The successful candidate will join the orthopaedic Hip and Knee Reconstruction Division and participate in orthopaedic trauma call at the Rockyview Hospital.

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. ATLS certification is required. 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 Arthroplasty Surgery, 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; a Masters degree or equivalent in one of these academic interests is necessary.

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.

Commensurate with Experience

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Continuing Medical Education reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible Practitioner receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for three years.

Dr. Kevin Hildebrand

Section Chief, Orthopeadics

University of Calgary

Health Research Innovation Building

3280 Hospital Dr. NW, Rm. 3A10

Calgary, AB, T2N-4Z6 Canada

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Kevin Hildebrand, Section Chief, Orthopeadics By 30-Nov-2017

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