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Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
2021-12-31  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health, invites applications for an Electrophysiologist at the Alberta Health Services-Edmonton Zone and the Division of Cardiology. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The successful candidate will join a group of 36 cardiologists including 5 other Electrophysiologists. Candidates must be appropriately trained in a recognized electrophysiology program and be proficient in all aspects of device implantation, (including SICD procedures), resynchronization, device management, complex and non-complex intervention ablation procedures. Innovation and a focus on clinical research are desired attributes for the successful candidate.

Clinical duties will include equitable EPS lab time for device implantation and EPS procedures, shared electrophysiology consultation service and night call amongst six electrophysiologists, device, inherited arrhythmia, and electrophysiology clinics, limited general cardiology in-patient service and general cardiology triage service. Equitable sharing of the Division of Cardiology’s teaching mandate will be expected.

The University of Alberta's Division of Cardiology is an integral part of the Department of Medicine and the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, a state-of-the-art facility that provides secondary and tertiary cardiac care services for the City of Edmonton, Northern Alberta, and parts of British Columbia, Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and portions of Saskatchewan. It has one of the largest heart transplant programs in Canada and is the only heart institute in the country providing care for both pediatric and adult patients. Two pediatric electrophysiologists are also part of the institute and interact with the adult group and a large adult congenital heart disease program. Three state of the art EP labs exist making the Institute one of the best-equipped facilities in North America. Other defining features include a large imaging research center (ABACUS) which is available for clinical and basic science research.

Details about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Division of Cardiology can be found on the Faculty's web site at Details about Alberta Health Services and the Mazankowski Alberta heart Institute can be found at Details on the City of Edmonton can be found at

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, be eligible for certification in General Internal Medicine and a subspecialty in Cardiology with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Remuneration is provided through the Fee for Service model with Alberta Health.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of intent, and three reference letters to:

Dr. Paolo Raggi
Divisional Director, Cardiology
2C2 WMC, University of Alberta Hospital
8440-112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7

Applications will be considered as of April 15, 2021. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta, Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified men and women, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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