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Interventional Cardiologist-Chronic Total Occlusion Operator

Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
2021-01-13  Time: 23:59
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 successful applicant will join a group of over 35 cardiologists with 7 Interventional Cardiologists to work in a state-of-the-art facility with 3 cardiac catheterizations laboratories, and one hybrid room. In addition, the successful candidate would attend inpatient services, rotate through emergency triage on an equitable basis, involved in education and contribute to clinical research.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an Interventional Cardiologist to be based at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute / University of Alberta. 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 of Alberta's Division of Cardiology is an integral part of Cardiac Sciences within the Edmonton Zone and the Department of Medicine. The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, a state-of-the-art facility that provides tertiary and quaternary cardiac care services for the City of Edmonton, Northern Alberta, and parts of British Columbia, Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan. The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute is the only heart institute in the country providing care for both pediatric and adult patients. Other defining features include a leading Systems of Care program for Acute Coronary Syndromes, one of the largest Cardiac Transplant/Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support programs in the Canada, the largest Western Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Disease program, highly successful Pulmonary Hypertension program and a large imaging research center (ABACUS), which is available for clinical and basic science research.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. He or she will be eligible to be certification in Cardiology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and provide evidence of Fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology. In addition, the candidate will have additional experience and/or Fellowship training in Chronic Total Occlusion intervention with mid-career experience in interventional cardiology. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

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 will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience and research interests, to:

Dr. Wayne Tymchak

Divisional Director, Cardiology

2C2 WMC University of Alberta Hospital

8442-112 Street, Edmonton T6G-2B7

Applications will begin being reviewed 2 weeks after advertisement is posted. However, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services 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 women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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