Clinical and Surgical Assistant

Alberta Health Services - Red Deer, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:Description:
This position provides International Medical Graduates (IMGs) with an alternate career path to become Clinical/Surgical Assistants (CA) through a six-month assessment and evaluation period that, upon successful completion, may lead to a full-time and permanent Clinical/Surgical Assistant role in the Department of General Surgery. A Clinical or Clinical/Surgical Assistant (CA) functions as a mid-level provider under the supervision and direction of physician supervisor(s) to provide acute care coverage in a variety of departments. 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. If the CA also works in the surgical ward, the CA might also provide pre- and post-operative care as well as intra-operative surgical assistance. The CA is an important member of the collaborative care team in the provision of patient care.

Classification: Clinical and Surgical Asst
Union: Exempt
Department: RDRH.Med Affairs Inpatient Srv
Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 27-SEP-2019
Date Available: 07-OCT-2019
Temporary End Date: 01-NOV-2020
Hours per Shift: 10
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: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Potential applicants must be prescreened through AHS' Provincial intake process prior to applying. (see for more information).

Additional Required Qualifications:
As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:
As Required.