Physician Opportunities

  • General Internist: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Locum, Academic

    Locum General Internist
    Division of General Internal Medicine
    Department of Medicine
    Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority
    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University/Capital District Health Authority seeks applications for a full time Locum General Internist at the QEII Health Sciences Centre site 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 Division of General Internal Medicine is an integral part of the Department of Medicine and is committed to excellence in clinical care, education, and research.  The Division is currently expanding and additional recruitment in the future is approved.  The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient clinical care, including the setting of Clinical Teaching Units, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.  Preferred candidates will be General Internists who have additional expertise in medical education, clinical epidemiology, or research.

    The successful candidate will have 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.  Current areas of focus for the division include outcomes research and quality improvement initiatives, medical education, and end of life care.  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.  Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified First Nations Peoples, persons with disabilities, racially visible persons and women.

    Please send Curriculum Vitae and names and addresses of three referees to:
    Stephen Workman by email at stephen.workman@nshealth.ca

    Closing date for applications is March 24, 2017.

  • Medical Oncologist: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    Medical Oncologist
    Department of Medicine,
    Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority

    The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority seeks applications for a position as an academic Medical Oncologist in the Division of Medical Oncology, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, division members provide state of the art cancer care for patients in mainland Nova Scotia, consultative services for complex cancer care for patients throughout Atlantic Canada and clinical and academic leadership in provincial and national care and research initiatives. Division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research activities and benefit from the Atlantic Clinical Cancer Research Unit (ACCRU) for clinical trial, pharmacoeconomic and health outcome research expertise, and the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute for translational research opportunities.  

    Every effort is made to encourage division members in the development of a sustainable clinical, research and educational portfolio leading to a rewarding career. An attractive remuneration and benefits package through an alternative funding plan applies to all division members and, in combination with Nova Scotia’s exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities, the position offers an excellent opportunity for optimal work-life balance and excellent quality of life.

    Candidates must hold FRCPC certification in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Medical Oncology, (or equivalent specialty certification).  Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.  

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Dalhousie University is an employment equity, affirmative action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified First Nations Peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.  Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and three references to:
        
        Dr. Daniel Rayson
        Head and Chief, Division of Medical Oncology
        Department of Medicine
        Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
        c/o Ms. Elizabeth Hogue
        Room 457, Bethune Building
        Halifax, Nova Scotia
        B3H 2Y9
        E-mail:  Elizabeth.Hogue@nshealth.ca
        Telephone:  (902) 473-3748
        Fax:  (902) 473-6186

    Closing date for receipt of applications is February 24, 2017.

  • Gynaecologic/Oncologist (Locum)

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    Gynecologic Oncologist
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Dalhousie University
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, has a locum opportunity for a Gynecologic Oncologist, commencing in January 2017.
    This is a full-time locum opportunity, but an FTE less than 1.0 would be considered. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an academic setting, providing care to women in the Maritime region. The call schedule is 1 in 3 or 4, and is organized one week at a time.
    This position is part of a group practice, located in the Central Zone of the NSHA, Victoria General Site in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Halifax is a coastal city on the eastern seaboard of Canada. In addition to its beautiful oceanfront views, the city offers its residents the best qualities of both a smaller city (friendly citizens, safe neighbourhoods), and being that it is the cultural hub of the Maritimes it also offers the amenities usually reserved for larger centers (multiple Universities, a vibrant arts scene and great dining options).
    Inquiries and queries should be addressed to Dr. James Bentley, Division Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Central Zone NSHA, Room 5006 Dickson Building. 5890 University Ave. Halifax, NS B3H1V7
    Cell: 902 452 3894
    email: jimbentley@dal.ca

  • Academic Abdominal Radiologist

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    A diagnostic radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging is required to join an academic practice group of 35 radiologists at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. The candidate will be an FRCPC, or equivalent, in Diagnostic Radiology, and have a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging. Expertise in US, MRI, CT including CTC and CTE, solid organ biopsy and fluoroscopy is required. Additional skills in Breast Imaging or Emergency Radiology would be an asset. A proven academic record in research and/or education is essential.
    The QEII HSC is the largest adult tertiary care centre in Atlantic Canada and is part of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Victoria General site is a large oncology referral centre and provides multi-organ transplant care for the Atlantic Provinces. The QEII HSC is also the main adult teaching site for the Faculty of Medicine of Dalhousie University. In addition to residency programs in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the QEII HSC offers a fellowship program in Abdominal Imaging.All qualified candidates are encouraged to reply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates must be available no later than July 1, 2017 and preferably prior.
    Interested individuals should send their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to:
    Dr. David C. Barnes
    Professor and Head, Department of Radiology
    Dalhousie University
    Zone Chief, Department of Diagnostic Imaging
    Nova Scotia Health Authority
    1276 South Park Street
    Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
    (c/o sherry.wilson@nshealth.ca)

  • Epileptologist: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

                                                                           

    The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority seeks applications for a position as an academic Neurologist with the Division of Neurology, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia.  

    Candidates must hold FRCPC certification in Neurology and be eligible to have appropriate licensing for Neurology for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. They should also have completed a recognized post FRCPC Fellowship providing training and research experience in epilepsy, electroencephalography and presurgical epilepsy evaluation.

    It is expected that the candidate will complete the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologist examination and electroencephalography prior to starting the appointment or within 12 months subsequent to the start date.
     
    The Division of Neurology is one of 15 divisions within the Department of Medicine.  In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development. Our institution has an active epilepsy surgery program with a  2 bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) that will be expanded to an entirely new 4 bed EMU in early 2017.

    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.  Dalhousie University is an employment equity, affirmative action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified first nations people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.  Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their curriculum vitae and three references to:

    Dr. Virender Bhan
    Division Head, Neurology
    1796 Summer Street
    Halifax, NS B3H 3A7

    kathryn.mcilrath@nshealth.ca

  • Anaesthesiologists: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    The Dalhousie Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is seeking anesthesiologists interested in locums or permanent positions to join its dynamic and growing team.We are recruiting for all subspecialties,especially regional anesthesia and acute pain, chronic pain, and simulation. As part of our team, you will enjoy a challenging and rewarding career that offers outstanding clinical and academic opportunities. You will also enjoy big city convenience amid small town charm. Our anesthesiologists provide a full spectrum of general and specialty anesthesia services, perioperative and critical care medicine and acute and chronic pain management, performing about 70,000 procedures annually, primarily at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Atlantic Canada’s largest tertiary care centre, and the IWK Health Centre, Maritime Canada’s referral centre for pediatric and women’s care. Requirements include a Nova Scotia medical license and a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification (or equivalent) in the specialty of anesthesia, as well as a clinical fellowship or subspecialty training. Qualified applicants should submit a current CV and a statement outlining their clinical and academic interests. Three letters of reference, two of which must come from academic referees, must also be sent under separate cover to the chair of the human resources subcommittee: Dr. Jane Henderson. Potential candidates must possess the requisite qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 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 a disability, racially visible persons and women. To learn more, visit: http://www.nsanesthesia.ca or contact: Dr. Jane Henderson, Chair of the Human Resources Subcommittee, Department of Anesthesia, 10 West Victoria, 1276 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaB3H 2Y9 dalhumres@gmail.com

  • Academic Respirologist: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University/Central Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority seeks applications for a position as an academic Respirologist in the Division of Respirology, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Expertise in one of the following subspecialty areas of Respirology will be considered an asset: interventional; interstitial lung disease; sleep/home mechanical ventilation; and asthma. The Division of Respirology is an integral part of the Department of Medicine and provides Respirology services for the Central Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

    The Division of Respirology is one of 15 divisions within the Department of Medicine. In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational (including Royal College accredited adult respirology training program) and research endeavours with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

    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.

    Candidates must hold FRCPC certification (or equivalent) in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Respirology. Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an employment equity, affirmative action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified First Nations Peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, and women. Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and three references to:

    Dr. Paul Hernandez
    Professor and Head/Chief, Division of Respirology
    Department of Medicine
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
    Room 4458, Halifax Infirmary
    1796 Summer Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    B3H 3A7
    E-mail: Paul.Hernandez@nshealth.ca
    Telephone: 902-473-6611
    Fax: 902-473-6202

  • Note:

    Employment Term: Full-time, Part-time, Locum, Academic

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