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Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist (20-MAZ-CAR-CARDIO-02) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   1 view
Job Details

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Fee for Service Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist to be based at the University of Alberta/Mazankowski Heart Institute. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 40,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The University of Albertas 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 delivers 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 Heart Institute are home to one of the premiere Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs in Canada complemented with superb support infrastructure, including one of the largest heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory support (MCS) institutions in Canada which provides the breadth of cardiac care, including percutaneous, temporary and durable MCS, as well as complex, high risk Adult Congenital surgical and structural Interventional procedures. In addition, University of Alberta and Mazankowski Heart Institute are home to a prestigious Pulmonary Hypertension program and a renowned Heart Function Clinic with broad expertise, including areas such as Inherited Cardiomyopathies, Neuromuscular Disorders and Cardio-Oncology. The Mazankowski Heart Institute is also unique by providing collaborative pediatric, Adult Congenital and Adult Cardiac Care with regular collaboration between Adult and Pediatric colleagues.

Key accountabilities of the ACHD position will include but will not be limited to Outpatient General Adult Congenital Heart Disease clinics, Specialty Clinics, Inpatient service, Emergency Triage, and equitable share of Division of Cardiology undergraduate and postgraduate teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be offered a Clinical Academic Colleague appointment in the Department of Medicine.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, along with three letters of reference.


Dr.Michelle M. Graham
Divisional Director, Cardiology
University of Alberta Hospital
Alberta T6G 2B7

Applications will begin being reviewed as they are received; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled with a suitable candidate. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as The City of Festivals. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit [***] .

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Facultys Home Page at [***] .

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In accordance with Alberta Health Services' Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 Policy, new hires will be required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See ourFrequently Asked Questionsfor additional information.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Cardiology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have advance Fellowship training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Cardiac Sciences
  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position is based on Fee for Service Schedule
  • Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jun 29, 2022
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
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