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Clinical & Surgical Assistants
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ALB00287561 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

AHS provides alternative job opportunities for those International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who are not able to obtain independent licensure on their own and/or are unable to obtain a residency position. Clinical Assistants are important members of the collaborative care team at Alberta Health Services (AHS); functioning as mid-level providers under the supervision and direction of physician supervisor(s) to provide acute care coverage within our hospitals. Making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. Clinical Assistants are registered for supervised practice with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) under the Limited Practice Registry and provide clinical support under the direction of AHS Medical Staff. In this position you will deliver care to patients at the SHC, RGH, PLC, and FMC sites within a multidisciplinary team in Cardiology.

Description:

You will be working alongside physicians, nurses, pharmacists and dieticians. Job duties often include examination of the patient, documenting the history, conducting a complete physical examination, developing a treatment plan in consultation with the attending/supervising physician, writing appropriate orders, and entering these orders into the patient care electronic or manual system. Clinical research is important in this field of practice, and the care of patients registered on research trials is an important part of the role. Appropriate supervision and support is provided and the will begin with a formal orientation and assessment. Only those demonstrating the strongest qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

  • Classification: Clinical Assistant
  • Union: Exempt
  • Unit and Program: Cardiac Sciences
  • Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
  • Negotiable Location: Within Calgary Zone
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 27-JUN-2022
  • Date Available: 07-JUL-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 10, 12, 15, 24
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $24.04
  • Maximum Salary: $59.28
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

This posting is only open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Candidates must submit a Curriculum Vitae and Clinical Assistant Eligibility Pre-Screen Letter from AHS with their application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The successful applicant will be responsible for registering and maintaining professional licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Clinical Assistants must meet certain licensure requirements, therefore AHS provides a pre-screening process to help ensure interested individuals satisfy the minimum requirements to be eligible for registration by the CPSA. Please access the pre-screening application online (http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/medstaff/Page7094.aspx). NOTE: pre-screening does not guarantee an interview or job offer and a final determination of license eligibility is only made by the CPSA after the successful candidate has applied for licensure; pre-screening does not guarantee the successful candidate will be licensed.


Additional Required Qualifications:

For full details, please visit the pre-screening webpage: Eligibility to work in Canada (e.g. Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and individuals with open work permits). English Language Proficiency. Applicants must have achieved a minimum score within 24 months of registration in either the Academic version of International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Occupational English Test (OET) Medicine examination, or CELPIP General examination. Test results must be certified (notarized) by a Notary Public or any other government authorized entity. Details are provided on the CPSA website (http://www.cpsa.ca/language-proficiency/). Medical Degree and Transcripts. Applicants must be a graduate of a medical school outside Canada and the USA, listed in the Foundation of Advancement of International Medical Education and Research - International Medical Directory. Postgraduate Medical Education. Applicants must have completed at least 1 full year of hands-on training (outside Canada and the USA) after having completed their undergraduate medical training, no exceptions. Specialty training must show evidence of being hands-on and supervised.


Preferred Qualifications:

It is anticipated this will be a highly competitive job posting. Preference will be given to applicants who have recent experience in an acute care facility; specifically, those who have had specific experience within the last 3 years in Cardiology.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. 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 our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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