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Cardiac Surgical Assistant Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   1 view
Job Details

The role of Cardiac Surgical Assistant includes working both as a first and second assistant in the operating room. Primary duties include vein and radial artery harvesting, however you will be required to assist with many different types of surgery. A complete list of procedures can be provided upon request. The position is part-time, compromising two days per week. There is opportunity to pick up extra shifts. Call is mandatory and is approximately one night every eight days and one weekend every seven weeks. As call is taken from home, applicants must be able to get to the hospital within twenty minutes of being paged for an emergency. Training is provided but surgical experience is an asset. This position is funded through an Alternative Relationship Plan (ARP) and is only open to Family Physicians. This position is not sponsorship eligible.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Medical Staff

Alberta Health Services has approved a mandatory Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 vaccine policy, effective immediately. In accordance with the Policy, all contractors and AHS employees, including medical and midwifery staff are required to befully immunizedagainst COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.

The candidate must be eligible for unrestricted Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Must read, write and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.5
  • Department: Cardiac Sciences
  • Specialty: Cardiac Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Calgary Cardiac Surgery Clinical ARP
  • Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jul 1, 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.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.