Locum General Neurosurgeon

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The Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services is accepting applications for the position of a General Neurosurgeon (Locum position) to start November 1, 2019.

The Neurosurgery Program in the Edmonton Zone is committed to the continuation of high level patient care at the Royal Alexandra, University of Alberta Hospital, and Stollery Children’s Hospital sites. The Section is looking for a qualified neurosurgeon to advance this effort both in general neurosurgery at the Royal Alexandra site, and pediatric neurosurgery at the Stollery site.

The position will last until July 1, 2020. This is potentially renewable, based on continuation of funding and successful performance review.


The successful candidate’s responsibilities would be to provide daytime neurosurgery call at the Royal Alexandra site as well as urgent surgical management of neurosurgical patients. There is a requirement for elective spine triage in conjunction with the Royal Alexandra Spine assessment clinic and in addition, the candidate will be required to provide night time call at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, at a rate of 1:4.

Teaching medical students and interacting with fellows and residents is also a requirement. Research endeavors are optional, but there are potential opportunities for interested candidates.


Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent, with completed training in Neurosurgery, and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The successful candidate must have obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship in Neurosurgery. The candidate must be competent in general neurosurgery, and also able to safely take pediatric neurosurgery call.


The position includes a comprehensive benefits program and competitive salary through the Neurosurgery Academic Alternate Relationship Program (AMHSP).

Recruiter Contact:

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a current curriculum vitae, a two page a statement of clinical and research interest, and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Andrew Nataraj, c/o Monica LaFrance

Site Chief, Neurosurgery

Re: Locum Neurosurgeon

2D1.02 WMC; 8440 – 112 Street

Edmonton AB T6G 2B7

Email: [email protected]

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

30 March 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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