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General Internist (1 year locum): HalifaxPhysician Category: SpecialistEmployment Term: Locum, Academic
Locum General Internist One-Year Term
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority
Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority seeks applications for a full time, Locum General Internist with the Division of General Internal Medicine at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This locum position is for a one year term. This is a combined Hospital/University position. Academic rank with Dalhousie University will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient clinical care, including in the setting of Clinical Teaching Units, and undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. They will have completed a 4 or 5 year residency program in Internal Medicine/General Internal Medicine, and will hold specialty certification in Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia. Preference will be given to candidates who have additional expertise in medical education, clinical epidemiology, or research.
The Division of General Internal Medicine is composed of 10 full time and 7 part time members and is one of 15 divisions within the Department of Medicine and is committed to excellence in clinical care, education, and research. It delivers outstanding evidence-based, patient-centred care and provides a learning environment that instils core competences as well as critical thinking. Its thriving research program strengthens medical knowledge and patient outcomes. Current areas of focus for the division include outcomes research and quality improvement initiatives, medical education, and end of life care. Division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research endeavours.
An attractive remuneration and benefits package through an alternative funding plan will apply. Nova Scotia offers exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities in addition to a high quality of life.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department of Medicine is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and names and addresses of three referees to Kathryn McIlrath by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is May 1, 2018.
Psychiatrist: Halifax (locum)Physician Category: SpecialistEmployment Term: Part-time, Locum, Academic
LOCUM TENENS (PSYCHIATRIST)
IWK Health Centre / Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
The Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University is recruiting a child and adolescent psychiatrist for a 12 month locum in child and adolescent outpatient psychiatry. The psychiatrist will provide general psychiatric outpatient care for children and adolescents. Part time (0.4 FTE or greater) applicants will be considered.
The IWK is an academic tertiary care health centre for children, women and families in the Maritime Provinces. It has a large Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addictions Program in which the IWK Department of Psychiatry conducts its clinical work. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Dalhousie University is one of the largest academic groups in Canada. Under new leadership, it is a growing division with several exciting innovations underway. The division provides teaching and research opportunities through its affiliation with the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine.
Halifax is the largest city in Atlantic Canada, an area of the country known as “Canada’s Ocean Playground.” It is a friendly, family-oriented city, with a rich diversity of recreational, cultural and education opportunities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
For information on licensure in Nova Scotia please consult the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia website at www.cpsns.ns.ca.
Applicants should send an electronic copy of their CV and the names and contact information of three references who may be contacted at a later date to:
Dr. Alexa Bagnell, associate professor and head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at email@example.com
Dalhousie website: www.medicine.dal.ca IWK Health Centre web site: www.iwk.nshealth.ca
Head and Neck/Microvascular Surgeon: HalifaxPhysician Category: SpecialistEmployment Term: Full-time, Academic
Head and Neck/ Microvascular Surgeon
The Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is seeking applicants who wish to pursue an academic career in Head and Neck/Microvascular Surgery at Dalhousie University. The successful fellowship trained candidate will join three other staff surgeons in a well established multidisciplinary Head and Neck cancer program servicing the Maritime provinces. Protected and fully funded research time is available and encouraged. The Division offers competitive alternate funding compensation combined with a young and vibrant faculty which makes this a tremendous opportunity for interested candidates. Applicants with an interest in and experience in translational research will be given priority in the selection process.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre is the principal teaching hospital affiliated with Dalhousie University and a centre for excellence in health care research. It provides core health services to 500,000 Halifax region residents (50% of the population of Nova Scotia) and tertiary and quaternary acute care services to residents of Atlantic Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with disability, racially visible persons and women.
Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of three referees, should be sent to:
Dr. Mark Taylor, Interim Head
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Rm. 3044, 3rd Floor Dickson
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 1V7
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax # - (902) 425-3857
Thoracic Surgeon (Academic): HalifaxPhysician Category: SpecialistEmployment Term: Academic
ACADEMIC THORACIC SURGEON, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MEDICINE
The Department of Surgery Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority is seeking an academic Thoracic Surgeon to join the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Division currently comprises four surgeons and has a 20 bed inpatient service. Expertise in advanced endoscopy would be preferred. The Division of Thoracic Surgery currently provides comprehensive care to Nova Scotia as well as Prince Edward Island and provides quaternary care to New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Applicants should be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia and certified in Thoracic Surgery.
Halifax is a growing city of 400,000 with exceptional educational, cultural and recreational opportunities and facilities.
The Department of Surgery is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The Department of Surgery encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Send applications to:
Dr. Harry Henteleff
Division of Thoracic Surgery
QEII Health Sciences Centre
VG Site, 7S Room 012, Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax NS B3H 2Y9
Family Medicine: Halifax (Department of Psychiatry)Physician Category: Family PhysicianEmployment Term: Locum, Academic
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY and DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY Locum Tenens – General Medicine
The Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Authority has an excellent opportunity for a 2 month Locum Tenens for a full-time family physician (FP) to work on the general psychiatric units within the Mental Health Program. This is an immediate start with the possibility of extension and a permanent position.
The position would involve providing general medical care as a consultant to the multi-disciplinary teams which involve consumers in their own care. All aspects of the position would require the FP to work with multi-disciplinary teams in an enthusiastic manner with the capacity for self-direction.
The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:
Medical degree and current registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
Excellent decision making and problem solving skills
Ability to maintain clear records of patient evaluations
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
Must be eligible for medical staff privileges with the Nova Scotia Health Authority
Remuneration commensurate with qualifications and experience and is based upon a highly competitive Alternative Funding Plan. The Halifax Regional Municipality, made up of several communities, has a reputation for friendliness and boasts a rich diversity of recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.For information on licensure in Nova Scotia please consult the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia website at www.cpsns.ns.ca.
Send your application with a current curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to:
Dr. Scott Theriault email@example.com Dalhousie University, Department of Psychiatry 8th Floor, Abbie J. Lane Building, 5909 Veterans' Memorial Lane Halifax, NS B3H 2E2
Dalhousie web site is www.medicine.dal.ca
Clinical Researcher & Assistant/Associate Professor (Dalhousie Univiersity, Department of Family Medicine): HalifaxPhysician Category: Family PhysicianEmployment Term: Academic
Clinician Researcher & Assistant/Associate Professor, 1.0 FTE
Department of Family Medicine
The Department of Family Medicine (Halifax Site), Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), invite applications for a 1.0 full-time academic clinician researcher. Candidates will be appointed as Dalhousie Faculty and active staff with the Department of Family Practice in the Central Zone, NSHA. The position is targeted to those interested in a clinical research career. The Department is looking for a 0.5 FTE research commitment to develop or continue one’s own program of primary care research in keeping with the themes in the Department and to participate collaboratively as a research team member with others in the Department. It is expected that the successful candidate will conduct grant funded research and obtain, local, national, and international research funding. This will include an active knowledge translation effort through publications, presentations and meetings with relevant stakeholders.
The successful applicant’s research activities will focus on the development of primary care/family medicine research projects that are relevant to the practice of Family Medicine in Nova Scotia and Canada and may include clinical and/or health services research. We will consider quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research skills.
The remaining 0.5 FTE will be in clinical care, teaching and administration. This will involve provision of ambulatory, team-based, and comprehensive academic family medicine care including clinical supervision of medical learners.
Academic responsibilities will include: the training and evaluation of family medicine residents and the teaching of medical students; contributing to the academic development and administration of the university and health authority programs of family medicine; and the support of medical students, residents, graduate students and faculty in the development of research skills in primary care. This position offers exciting opportunities for career development within academic family medicine in a dynamic department with over 400 community-based family physicians in 64 communities in the three Maritime provinces.
The successful candidate must have CCFP certification, be a current and ongoing member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and be eligible to obtain a full license to practice in Nova Scotia. A thesis based MSc/MA or PhD in a related health research discipline is also required. Preference will be given to those with previous health related research, those with experience in collaborative team based research and those who have experience in supervising research students.
Academic rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a continuing appointment commencing early to mid-2018. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
The review of applications for this position will commence as soon as the competition closes.
Interested applicants are asked, by January 31, 2018, to 1) submit a current CV and a statement outlining their academic, clinical and scholarly interests; and the names and contact information of three referees, at least two of whom must be academic; 2) complete a self-identification questionnaire, available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.
Denise Lavoie, Executive Assistant c/o Dr. Fred Burge, Selection Committee Chair
Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University
8th Floor, 5909 Veterans’ Memorial Lane
Halifax NS B3H 2E2
Further information on the Department can be found @ http://family.medicine.dal.ca
General Psychiatrist (Operational Stress Injury Clinic) - HalifaxPhysician Category: SpecialistEmployment Term: Academic
Operational Stress Injury Clinic – General Psychiatrist
Training and Experience: Fellowship in Psychiatry, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent as determined by the Dept. of Psychiatry; eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Experience with work-related psychological stress and trauma (e.g. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and other anxiety disorders; Depression; Chronic Pain) an asset. Experience working with assessment of police, veterans and/or Canadian forces members with operational stress injuries including anxiety, mood, and substance use is an asset.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• To be attending or consultant physician to ambulatory patients in the Operational Stress Injury Clinic.
• Conduct, order or ensure appropriate multi-axial psychiatric assessments, appropriate psychosocial and laboratory investigations, and pharmacological & psychosocial treatment interventions as per current standard practice.
• Take part in a psychiatry on-call schedule as required within the clinical program unless specifically exempted.
• Share in the short-term coverage of other services as needed during holidays or illness of other members of staff.
• As directed by the Clinical Director and in keeping with the standards set out in the document “Veterans Affairs Canada Standards for OSI Clinics”
• Clinical direct and indirect care as part of an interdisciplinary OSI service delivery model
• Clinical "desk-side" teaching and didactic education
• Clinical administration
• Include on-call service
• Involve supervision of junior staff including residents and clinical clerks
• Perform research as required
Educational Duties: Didactic teaching at the undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education level as determined in discussion with the Director of Medical Education, Department of Psychiatry.
Dalhousie University is an Affirmative Action employer.
Please send your application with a current curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to:
Dr. Scott Theriault
Department of Psychiatry
8th Floor, Abbie J. Lane Building
5909 Veterans' Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS B3L 2E2
Note:Employment Term: Full-time, Part-time, Locum, Academic
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