Cardiac Services – Surgical Assist

Fraser Northwest Division of Family Practice
Published
October 19, 2018
Location
, New Westminster, Canada
Category
Proposed Dates
Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 19, 2020
Hours
Either full-time or part-time
Description
Type of Position: Permanent, full time or part-time
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

On-Call: Yes, after a period of training, approximately 6 months from start date
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 8 am – case completion

Job Description:
Royal Columbian Hospital Cardiac Services is looking for family physicians to assist with their cardiac surgical program. This involves assist of the cardiac surgeon and harvesting of vein and radial artery. Cases start at 8:00 am, 5 days a week and the assists are, typically, involved in 2 cases a day. Training to competency usually requires 4-6 months. It would be expected that new assist commits to 3-4 days a week for the initial 4-6 months to achieve competency and join the regular schedule. After the training period, a commitment of 1-4 days a week is expected. Some previous surgical experience is an asset.

Qualifications and Experience Required:
• Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License: Mandatory
• Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP): Eligible
• Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA): Mandatory

Details

Surgical Assists
Yes
Daily Minimum
No
EMR
None
On Call
Yes
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