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Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgery
Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
2020-05-27  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: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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The Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, AHS is accepting applications for a Plastic Surgeon with training in Craniofacial Surgery. The successful candidate will also be expected to exhibit a strong academic research background. Coverage will be primarily based at the University of Alberta Hospital with a flexible start date of July 1, 2020.

The Section of Plastic Surgery is a leader in the field with access to world-class facilities, cutting-edge technology and equipment, and multidisciplinary research and clinical groups. Areas of research include nerve reconstruction and bioengineering skin to control burn scarring. Clinical services include the full scope of microsurgical procedures, from replantation of amputations to complex free tissue transfers. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health region, which includes the University of Alberta Hospital. The site is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research, and teaching hospitals, providing services for a population of over 3 million people. The facility provides treatment for more than 700,000 patients annually from across Western and Northern Canada. It offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services.

The University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The Plastic Surgery program presently includes 18 plastic surgeons who provide specialized care in all domains of plastic surgery to the City of Edmonton and surrounding communities.

The successful applicant will have a job description which includes a commitment to clinical care deliver, education and research. Remuneration will be on a fee-for-service basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health. The successful candidate will care for surgical inpatients and outpatients, and participate in the on-call rota supporting the University of Alberta Hospital and the entire Edmonton Zone through a regional referral program covering Northern Alberta. The incumbent will also take part in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery curricula at the University of Alberta. The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty position with the Department of Surgery, UofA Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The Clinical Faculty position will be at a level based on their qualifications.

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in Plastic Surgery and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. This individual must have obtained the Royal College of physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship in Plastic Surgery or equivalent and have undergone recognized Fellowship training in Craniofacial Surgery.

Remuneration will be on a fee-for-service basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health

Additional details about Alberta Health Services can be found at Details about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Surgery can be found at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. Jaret Olson

Zone Section Chief, Plastic Surgery, AHS &

Division Director of Plastic Surgery, UofA

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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