Clinical Assistant

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

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Your Opportunity:
Clinical Assistants are important members of the collaborative care team at Alberta Health Services (AHS). Making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

Description:
Clinical Assistants are an alternate provider role for medical doctors who typically don't qualify for independent practice in Alberta. 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. This Pediatric Oncology/BMT opportunity will deliver acute patient care at the Alberta Children's Hospital within a multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will work alongside other members of the section including physicians, nurses, pharmacists and dieticians to provide clinical care to complex pediatric patients. Clinical research is important in this field of practice, and the care of children registered on research trials is an important part of the role. Appropriate supervision and support is provided and will begin with a formal orientation and assessment. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Classification: Clinical Assistant
Union: Exempt
Department: (ACH)ONC BEDSIDE/ONCALL
Primary Location: Alberta Children's Hospital
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 28-OCT-2019
Date Available: 07-NOV-2019
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:
The successful applicant will be registered with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta and will be responsible for maintaining a Limited Practice License. Candidates must submit a Curriculum Vitae and Clinical Assistant Eligibility Pre-Screen Letter from AHS with their application. If you do not have a letter and/or have not applied for the CA Pre-Screening Process, you will find more information at http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/medstaff/Page7094.aspx. Failure to attach both documents will result in automatic rejection of the application.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Pre-screening requirements include: Legal Status: Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident. 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. Knowledge Test: As a requirement for licensure by the CPSA, applicants must have taken and passed at least Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam, level 1 (MCCQE1).

Preferred Qualifications:
Recruitment will show a preference for: Experience in Pediatric Oncology or Pediatric Hematology are greatly desired. However, those with experience in adult oncology or adult Hematology are also welcomed. Experience in pediatrics is seen as an important asset.