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Neonatologist Clinical Assistant

Clinical/Surgical Assistant
Alberta Health Services
ALB00080418 Requisition #
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The Clinical Assistant program allows for health care professionals who may not be eligible for independent practice to provide clinical care to patients under the supervision of a team of skilled and qualified physicians. The Neonatologist Clinical Assistant will provide afterhours coverage in these program areas; after-hours coverage is a combination of primarily evening/nights and weekends as well as some daytime service. Clinical Assistants will be integrated into the current healthcare team, which includes residents and attending physicians. Successful candidates will be hired as AHS employee with annual remuneration per the CSA Salary grid. Hours are 2610 annually, which on average is 300 hours in a 6-week period. Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.


This is an alternate provider role in which the successful candidate will obtain a limited medical license issued from the College of Physician and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), and will work under the direction of a supervising physician within a multidisciplinary team setting to deliver acute patient care. This posting is open only to those who have received a positive CA Pre-Screen Letter from AHS and have included it in their application. This position is temporary but there is the possibility for a permanent position. If you do not have a letter and/or have not applied for the CA Pre-Screening Process, you will find more information at Clinical Assistants will provide day and after-hours coverage in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) primarily at the SHC but could be called upon to provide coverage at one of the other four acute care sites in Calgary. Responsibilities/Duties: All clinical activities are performed under the supervision of the neonatologist and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team. Some of the clinical assistant responsibilities can include, but are not limited to, completing admissions, ordering and performing selected diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, assessing and responding to the patient’s medical needs as they arise and planning care throughout the patient’s hospitalization. Providers will also be involved in resuscitation of infants at birth and in providing neonatology consultations for infants in postpartum wards and the emergency room.

  • Classification: Clinical Assistant
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: SHCampus Hosp ICU Neonatology
  • Primary Location: South Health Campus
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 17-JAN-2019
  • Date Available: 28-JAN-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 31-AUG-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 10
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 5
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evening, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $24.04
  • Maximum Salary: $59.28
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Legal Status: Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant, OR will hold a valid work permit at the time of application. Medical Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of a medical school located outside of Canada and the United States, listed in the Foundation of Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) International Medical Directory (IMED). Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME): As a requirement for licensure by the CPSA, applicants must have completed at least one full year (ie: May 1st to April 30th) of hands-on training after having obtained his/her medical degree. Clinical Experience: 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. English Language Proficiency: As a requirement for licensure by the CPSA, applicants must have taken the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in Canada with minimum required scores of 7.0 in each of the components within 24 months prior to registration. Pre-Screening Letter: This posting is open only to those who have received a positive CA Pre-Screen Letter from AHS and have uploaded it in their application.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with Neonatology experiences will be given preference. Please format CV as following: I. BIOGRAPHICAL DATA: Include when you can start working here. II. ACADEMIC RECORD: i) Undergraduate ii) Internship iii) Postgraduate Training. III. Medical Work history. IV. Non-Medical Work History: Type of work, organizations name, dates (in chronological order-current last). V. Profession License held presently and in the past. VI. Awards, Research and publications. VII. Hobbies.

Please note:

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


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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