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Employment opportunities
Locums
Practice/equipment


Employment opportunities

Part-time Comprehensive/General Ophthalmologist
Part-time Retina Subspecialist

(posted July 28, 2017)
We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic ophthalmologist to join a leading edge group practice in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We are a growing, full-scope vision care practice with two opportunities: Part-time Comprehensive/General Ophthalmologist and Part-time Retina Subspecialist.

Practice alongside a great team of doctors in a very collegial, open and professional environment. We seek a progressive Ophthalmologist with a long-term view and a patients-first approach to care. Flexible days and hours may be split between our offices in the GTA. Candidates must be Canadian citizens and hold valid CPSO certification.

Our well-appointed clinics are equipped with some of the latest, state of the art diagnostic imaging, and you’ll have unique learning and practice opportunities with exposure to complex eye diseases, novel treatments and participation in cutting-edge research studies. Interested candidates should email a CV and cover letter to: gta.ophthalmologist@gmail.com

We are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please notify us.


Research Associate Position at the Ocular Inflammation and Retinal Disease Laboratory
(posted July 28, 2017)
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of British Columbia seeks applications for a Research Associate in Ocular Inflammation and Retinal Disease. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, performing experiments and drafting scientific manuscripts for publication in high ranked journals. He/She will write ethics protocols and submit for REB approval. Independently reproduce, evaluate research and improve techniques currently used. Also, monitor and implement the concepts of quality management for laboratory. He/She will function autonomously with minimal supervision.

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Ophthalmologist – Vitreoretinal Surgeon
(posted July 28, 2017)
The Department of Ophthalmology at the Ottawa Hospital is currently inviting applications for a full-time community based position for an ophthalmologist with expertise in the diagnosis and management of retinal disease. The successful candidate will have a university appointment (lecturer of assistant professor) commensurate with their academic expectations at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa.

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Neuro-Ophthalmology Sub-Specialist
(posted July 27, 2017)
Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) are seeking a qualified full-time ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in Neuro-Ophthalmology to practice in a challenging and rewarding academic medical environment.

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Section Chief of Ophthalmology
(posted July 20, 2017)
The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone and University of Calgary invite applications for the position of Section Chief, Ophthalmology. Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary is an academic hospital complex comprised of Rockyview General Hospital, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Peter Lougheed Centre, South Health Campus and numerous Non-Hospital Surgical facilities – working together to create a premier integrated health system.

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CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION – Retina Specialist
(posted July 6, 2017)
The Department of Ophthalmology at the Ivey Eye Institute at St. Joseph’s Health Care London and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications for a full-time clinical academic position in Ophthalmology as a Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist. Rank and appointment status (Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor) will be determined by experience and qualifications at the time of appointment.

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Ophtalmologiste spécialisé en chirurgie vitréo-rétinienne
(posted June 13, 2017)

Le Département d’ophtalmologie du CHU de Québec-Université Laval désire recruter un ophtalmologiste spécialisé en chirurgie vitréo-rétinienne afin de compléter son équipe de trois rétinologues chirurgicaux et de deux rétinologues médicaux. Notre département compte 32 ophtalmologistes et offre des services dans toutes les surspécialités. Les membres du Service de rétine réalisent 16 500 visites et 1 750 chirurgies annuellement. Une salle du bloc opératoire est entièrement dédiée à la rétine chirurgicale et permet cinq priorités opératoires par semaine. Nous avons un service autonome de gestion des références et de coordination du bloc opératoire
qui permet une activité clinique et chirurgicale efficace.

En savoir plus


Ophthalmologist – Cornea specialist
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta & Alberta Health Services
(posted June 8, 2017)

Alberta Health Services and the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FOMD), University of Alberta are recruiting an ophthalmologist with expertise in the diagnosis and management of corneal disease. The Department’s vision is to lead patient-centered eye care through outstanding and integrated service, education and research.

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Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Alberta MED Ophthalmology
(posted May 26, 2017)
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a contingent tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

We seek an outstanding clinician investigator or clinician educator who would be committed to the vision of the Department which is to lead patient-centered eye care through outstanding and integrated service, education and research.

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Assistant/Associate Professor
(posted Mar. 23, 2017)
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a contingent tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

See details and apply online


Medical Retina Specialist
North Toronto Eye Care is seeking a MEDICAL RETINA SPECIALIST to join our established, busy, and well-respected ophthalmology practice in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The position can be full or part time. We are a multispecialty group that has a large medical retina practice with hundreds of patients that need urgent retina care as our practice has grown.

We have all the technology and staffing to assist you to perform high level medical retina including injection lanes, OCT and OCTA, Diode laser and excellent staff support.

The applicant can if he or she wishes also practice comprehensive ophthalmology. Growth and practice expansion both medical and surgical will be available. The position can be full or part time.

We are located at 2065 Finch Ave W in an area that services Toronto, York Region, Woodbridge, Brampton and beyond.

The successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen and have Royal College Certification.

To submit your CV for consideration, please email us at drs@northtorontoeyecare.com. You may also contact Dr. Rabinovitch personally at TRabinovitch@gmail.com. Look us up at www.northtorontoeyecare.com


Locums

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Locum Opportunity
(posted 28 July 2017)
Well-established, busy practice in Southern Ontario (town of Simcoe) is seeking a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist for a one month locum in January 2018, with a possibility of long-term affiliation for the right candidate. Please submit your CV or any inquiries to: rpjbruen@gmail.com.


Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
(posted 4 July 2017)
Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health Authority are seeking a qualified comprehensive ophthalmologist to fill a temporary practice vacancy. The locum tenens position is available September 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with previous working experience as a comprehensive ophthalmologist.

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Comprehensive Ophthalmology Locum for 6-12 months in Ottawa
(posted Apr. 5, 2017)
We are welcoming an ophthalmologist, with Canadian Ophthalmology Speciality Certification, to come and join 4 ophthalmologists at a very busy practice in Ottawa. This opportunity will provide the individual to practice in a fun and enjoying environment with 6 lanes, friendly staff, multiple visual fields, OCT, photography, minor room, optician and very competitive compensation. If interested please contact debra@icarecentre.org


Vancouver Ophthalmology Summer Locum
(posted Feb. 13, 2017)
Future potential permanent position.
July/August 2017 needed to start.
New graduates welcome
Apply to: dr@nkwade.com

Details


Practice/equipment

Equipment needed
(posted June 8, 2017)
Our ophthalmology practice is growing. We are interested in buying only fully functional used equipment. If you are winding down your practice, closing down or selling used equipment, please contact at eyedrcanada@gmail.com. We are looking for the equipment listed below. Please include your asking price and location of practice.

  • Optical Biometer
  • Tomographer
  • Waverfront Aberrometer
  • SLT/Yag Combo Laser
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopes
  • Wide field, non-mydriatic retinal camera
  • OCT (with angio view, anterior segment and epithelial thickness)

Our client is interested in purchasing an established and busy ophthalmology clinic in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland
(posted June 2, 2017)
If you are nearing retirement or have been considering selling your clinic, please send us an email with some general information about your practice (location, square footage, # exam rooms, how long it has been in operation, EMR system, approximate # of active patient charts, approximate annual net and gross income, as well as your preferred valuation).

Please send response to ophthalmology604@gmail.com


Practice Opportunity
Kelowna, BC
(posted Mar 31, 2017)
This is a well-established fee-for-service oculoplastic practice in a regional tertiary care centre with no other oculoplastic surgeon within 400 km. Required qualifications include B.C. licensure, CMPA coverage, Canadian ophthalmology specialty certification (FRCSC) and Oculoplastic Fellowship. The practice is currently focused on treatment of functional disorders in a new public facility providing ample operating time and diagnostic services in a dedicated eye centre. The private office is also fully equipped with diagnostic and surgical suites. There is a significant opportunity for expansion into private cosmetic service. The region’s medical school also offers a teaching position. Existing sub-specialties include anterior segment, pediatric and retina services.

Kelowna is the centre of western Canada’s wine district with exceptional access to all outdoor recreational activities: sun, water, snow, golf, hunting, fishing at your doorstep. High-quality public and private educational facilities abound. A vibrant affluent retirement community provides ample work. The big-city excitement of Vancouver is near enough and far enough away.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a CV and letters of reference to:

F. Thériault, MD
3330 Richter Street
Kelowna BC Canada V1W 4V5
jfatheriault@outlook.com


Ottawa Medical Ophthalmology
(posted Nov 2, 2016)
Opportunity to take over a practice which is 2/3 glaucoma and suspects. Equipment includes 2 Humphrey perimeters and one Heidelberg OCT.

Retiring by end of June 2017 or sooner if arrangements can be made.

Email: williamrock@hotmail.com



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