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Cardiac Surgical Assistant

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2021-07-08  Time: 23:59
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 CSA will perform a range of procedures that can include: first and second assisting for cardiac surgery during the day and after hours 24/7. Services include first assisting, conduit harvesting and any task directed by the surgeon. A complete list of procedures as per Business Plan can be provided. Administrative role includes reporting on all activities and cases as well as procedures to Alberta Health. A CSA will function as the first assistant 8:00am – 6:00pm in three ORs Monday and Tuesday and in two ORs on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. A first assistant is also required in the fourth OR on Monday and Tuesday and third OR on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm for any extended surgeries. On call physician must be able to arrive at the hospital within 20 min for emergency.

This position is for Family Physicians.

The candidate must be eligible for unrestricted 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.

Calgary Cardiac Surgery Clinical ARP

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Dr. Imtiaz Ali, MD, FRCSC

Chief, Section of Cardiac Surgery

Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 - 29th St NW

Calgary, T2N 2T9

Phone: 403-944-1090

Fax: 403-944-2906


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Imtiaz Ali c/o Richard Johnson, Foothills Medical Centre, C823 1403-29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9 By 15 Feb 2021

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