Revised on2018-09-19 Posting #:WLSA250618 Speciality: Surgical Assistant Type:Full Time Practice City/Town:Westlock Location:Westlock Healthcare Centre FTE:1.0 Date Posted:2018-06-25 Closed Date:2018-12-25 Time: 23:59 Position Starts:2018-10-25 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required. Sponsorship Eligibility Expires:2019-06-25 Responsibilities/Duties: Past experience and surgical assisting in the Operating Room is desirable.Surgical assist is required in a variety of surgical specialties.Participation in an afterhours call schedule is a condition of ongoing employment. Additional Notes About Westlock There are numerous benefits to living in Westlock, including a wide variety of neighborhoods and homes to choose from, all within easy access to schools, parks and playgrounds. Home prices are considerably lower than in Edmonton. Our community offers quality education, excellent health care services and facilities, and a wide range of social and recreational opportunities.Population of Westlock including catchment is 15,049 and is located north of Edmonton, approximately 85 kms.Recreational facilities include the Westlock Rotary Spirit Centre, Westlock Community Aquatic Centre, Westlock Bowl, Westlock Curling Rink, Tawatinaw Valley Ski Hill (20 miles East), Edmonton Skydive Centre (operating out of Westlock Airport, 4 miles East), Westlock Golf Course (3 miles West), Altador Athletic Field, Rotary Trail 2000, Westlock Action Sports Park (Skateboard Park), Motocross Track and numerous parks and playgrounds.Cultural facilities and organizations include the Cultural Arts Theatre Society, Dream Merchants Theatre, Westlock Art Club, Westlock Community Singers, Westlock Cultural Arts Society, Westlock Drama Society, Westlock Ukrainian Dance Society, Silhouette Dance Studio, Canadian Tractor Museum and the Westlock & District Historical Society & Museum.Resort Areas include Mountie Park [fully serviced campground in town] and Rainbow Park [day use area located 6.5 km east and 1.5 km south].Long Island Lake Municipal Campground is located 38.6 kms north of Westlock. Cross Lake Provincial Park is 56.3 kms north and Thunder Lake is 18 kms west of Barrhead.Westlock has a wide range of sports clubs, including curling, minor and adult hockey, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, gymnastics, badminton, figure skating, flying, golf, horseshoe pitching, judo, minor baseball and girls softball, and skydiving.Schools in the community offer both public and separate divisions that include Westlock Elementary School [K-6] and R.F. Staples High School [7-12]. Outside of town are the Sunniebend Hutterite School [K-9] and the Hillman Colony School [1-9] as well as Westlock is Saint Mary School, which provides education for Grades K to 12.http://albertacommunityprofiles.com/Profile/Westlock/255Hospital Name: Westlock Healthcare CentreNo. of Inpatient Beds: 46No. of Long Term Care Beds: 112No. of Operating Rooms: 2Hospital Statistics:Deliveries: 91Emergency Room Visits: 15,935Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):Rehabilitation ServicesGeneral SurgeryPalliative CareOrthopedic SurgeryDental SurgeryEndoscopy, including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and cystoscopy.Low risk obstetrics.Renal Dialysis in partnership with the University of Alberta Renal Dialysis Department.RadiologyVisiting Specialties:Ear, Nose and ThroatInternal MedicinePediatricsGeriatric MedicineOphthalmology SurgeryRadiology Services:Diagnostic ImagingUltrasoundComputerized Tomography (CT) ScanMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: YesCancer Treatment Services Available on Site: NoApproximate travel to the nearest service: 30 minutes Qualifications: Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Compensation: Remuneration will be on a fee-for-service basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health & Wellness.We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Recruiter Contact: For more information on this posting, please contact AHS.NorthZonePhysicianRecruitment@albertahealthservices.ca.Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.