Physician Opportunities

  • 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. 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 full 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 to obtain a full licence with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. 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, Canada B3H 2Y9
    dalhumres@gmail.com

  • Urogynaecologist: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    Urogynaecologist Sub-Specialist: Assistant or Associate Professor (1.0 FTE)
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    IWK Health Centre, Nova Scotia Health Authority & Dalhousie University

    Applications are invited for the position of Urogynaecologist sub-specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IWK Women’s and Newborn Health Program and Dalhousie University. The successful candidate will possess an MD plus FRCSC or equivalent certification and have completed a recognized fellowship program in Urogynaecology.
    This position is part of a group practice, located in the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The incumbent will hold a continuing appointment with Dalhousie University.
    This position reports to the Department Head. Academic rank upon appointment will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the university teaching program, conduct or collaborate in biomedical or clinical research, and assume some administrative responsibilities. The Department will give preference to applicants with experience and expertise in all clinical activities as well as a demonstrated aptitude and interest in research.
    Interested applicants must submit: a curriculum vitae; a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and experience; a completed self-identification questionnaire (which can be found at: www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid); and three letters of reference (sent under separate cover) by June 30, 2017 to:
    Dr. Baharak Amir, Chair
    Urogynaecology Search Committee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    5980 University Ave. Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
    Email: catherine.kelly@iwk.nshealth.ca

    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 identifies, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

     

  • Academic Hepatologist: Halifax

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    Academic Hepatologist
    Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy, 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 Hepatologist at the QEII Health Sciences Centre site.

    The Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy is one of 15 divisions in the Department of Medicine and is a leader of tertiary clinical services in the Atlantic Provinces.  In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, Division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research endeavours with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.  It is expected that the successful candidate will provide specialty clinics in the Atlantic Multi-Organ Transplant Program and participate in teaching in the setting of clinical teaching units. Supervisory experience, including leadership, team-building and delegation, is an advantage.

    This is a combined University/Hospital position. Academic rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Candidates must have FRCP(C) certification (or equivalent) in Gastroenterology and additional training in Hepatology. Candidates must be eligible for specialty licensure in Nova Scotia.

    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. It 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.

    Please send Curriculum Vitae and names and addresses of three referees to:  Dr. Kevork Peltekian, c/o Kathryn McIlrath, Physician Resource Officer, Department of Medicine, Room 473 Bethune Building, 1276 South Park Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9
    kathryn.mcilrath@nshealth.ca

    Closing date for applications is May 30, 2017.

  • Clinical Director (Psychiatrist): Nova Scotia Operational Stress Injury Clinic

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Academic

    Clinical Director (Psychiatrist)
    NOVA SCOTIA OPERATIONAL STRESS INJURY CLINIC
    DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY and DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

    The Department of Psychiatry of Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) are seeking a psychiatrist for a full-time clinical and academic staff position in the Operational Stress Injury Clinic in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

    The OSI Clinic is a unique program within NSHA, funded by and operating with a Memorandum of Understanding with Veterans Affairs Canada. The Clinical Director will play an active clinical leadership role contributing to, and collaborating with, VAC and other clinics across Canada through the national network of OSI clinics. The Clinical Director reports to the Chief of Psychiatry, and is responsible for the delivery of clinical services of the Nova Scotia Operational Stress Injury Clinic, within an academic environment in the Department of Psychiatry. In a co-leadership administrative model, they champion excellence in clinical care, administration, education, and research for veterans with operational stress injuries within the NS OSI, the NSHA and the national network of OSI clinics across Canada. The Clinical Director is a member of various committees as required by the Head, Department of Psychiatry.

    We are seeking a psychiatrist interested in providing strong and effective leadership of the inter-disciplinary clinical team and acting as clinical spokesperson, including responding to media requests. Candidates for the position of Clinical Director must demonstrate skills in leadership and management, and a progressive clinical, administrative and academic vision for mental health and addictions. Experience working with PTSD, trauma, military personnel and/or veterans is an asset. The Halifax Regional Municipality, made up of several communities (including Dartmouth), 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 scott.theriault@nshealth.ca Dalhousie University, Department of Psychiatry
    8th Floor, Abbie J. Lane Building, 5909 Veterans' Memorial Lane Halifax, NS B3H 2E2

  • Gastroenterologist: Dartmouth

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Full-time, Academic

    Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy
    Nova Scotia Health Authority

    Dartmouth General Hospital is seeking a full-time Gastroenterologist.  Dartmouth General Hospital is a 130 bed acute-care community hospital with two existing gastroenterologists who work as part of a group of internists.

    Responsibilities include participation in the general medicine call schedule with an option for medical-surgical ICU coverage.  Gastroenterology service involves outpatient/inpatient endoscopy, colon cancer screening and inpatient consultations.

    Remuneration is fee-for-service except for ICU, which is via an alternate payment plan.  Candidates must have a FRCPC fellowship (or equivalent) in gastroenterology and be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia.

    Academic rank at Dalhousie University will be dependent on qualifications and experience and requires a willingness and ability to teach medical students and residents.

    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 application from qualified First Nations Peoples, 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.

    Applicants should submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae along with references to DGH Gastroenterology Search Committee c/o Jean Young, Room 1620H, Dartmouth General Hospital, 325 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, NS  B2Y 4G8  or by email to jeanc.young@nshealth.ca  by May 19, 2017.

  • 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, Canada B3H 2Y9
    dalhumres@gmail.com

  • Note:

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

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