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Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery
Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2020-04-10  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery invite applications for a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon.

The successful candidate will join the Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Spine Program and participate in a spine call schedule shared between Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery. Elective surgical time will be available at the Foothills Medical Centre and clinic space and support through Caleo Health (an off-site clinic used by most of the orthopaedic spine group).

Qualifications include an MD, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery with additional fellowship training in Spinal Surgery, along with eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have additional training in clinical or basic research and actively develop and lead a research program focused on initiating new clinical research projects and clinical trials. A strong background in clinical epidemiology is particularly valuable. The candidate will support enrolment of our ongoing national spinal surgery registry and supervise student, resident and spinal surgery fellows with their research efforts.

There is a strong academic vision in the Calgary Spine Program, including a commitment to education, outcomes research and the development of research protocols related to clinical outcomes and/or medical education. The successful candidate will be expected to have an appointment with the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Dr. Jason Werle

Section Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery – Department of Surgery

University of Calgary - Department of Surgery

3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary AB, T2N 4Z6


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Jason Werle c/o Stephanie Schapansky By 10-Apr-2020

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