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Surgical Assistant

Surgical Assistant
Part Time Practice
Vermilion Health Centre
2020-09-30  Time: 23:59
As soon as possible
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Central Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services is currently seeking the services of independently licensed physicians to Surgical Assist surgeons at the Vermilion Health Centre in Vermilion, Alberta. The position is a 0.4 FTE who will be assisting two general surgeons, two urology program physicians, one orthopedic surgeon, and one podiatrist.

About the Community of Vermilion:


Situated on the edge of the picturesque Vermilion River Valley at the crossroads of the twinned Yellowhead Highway (#16) and Highway (#41) the Town of Vermilion boasts a thriving economy with vast opportunities

A strong and growing retail and business sector coupled with a host of tourism activities, the Town of Vermilion is full of 'New Ideas for Living' with a commitment to community-based living. Vermilion's residents benefit from a superior quality of life and we are very proud to share it. We benefit from short commute times to work, the Vermilion Provincial Park in our back yard, and recreational facilities that cater to a wide range of lifestyles with a remarkable selection of opportunities for residents and visitors. Our community Services Department enhances the quality of life of Vermilion residents by facilitating community partnerships to provide opportunities that contribute to an economically strong, socially connected, culturally vibrant, and a sustainable community. Looking to relocate? Join us in Vermilion.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2.5 hrs
To Calgary: 5.5 hrs
To Red Deer: 4.0 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 7.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: 7.0 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 6.0 hrs

Vermilion Health Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 25
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 48
No. of Day Surgery Beds: 4
No. of Operating Rooms: 2

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
Specialist visiting surgeons provide clinic, day surgery and endoscopy
-GI endoscopy
-minor general surgery

Other Services and Clinics
-occupational therapy
-respiratory therapy
-speech and language
-registered dietician
-full time pharmacy
-palliative care team
-chronic pain clinic
-diabetic nephropathy
-mental health

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging
Laboratory Hours of Operation: Regular Office Hours and On Call
Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No
Approximate travel to the nearest service: 2 Hours

Eligible for SA (Surgical Assistant) licensure through the college.

Additional Desired Competencies:
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

This position is compensated as Fee For Service

Applicants must currently have the skills required for this position. Interested applicants should apply to this posting and forward their curriculum vitae with three references, current CPSA permit and a letter of application to: ATTN: Surgical Assistant, Medical Affairs, Attention: Mark John Alvero at e-mail

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.

This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Persons In Care Act (Section 5.(3)).

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!

All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.
This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 10(4)).

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