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Employment opportunities
Locums
Practice/equipment


Employment opportunities

Ophthalmologist
Island Health, Saanich Peninsula, BC
(posted November 27, 2017)
Island Health’s Department of Surgical Services is seeking a comprehensive Ophthalmologist to join the Division of Ophthalmology to provide general ophthalmology services to the community of Saanich Peninsula and subspecialist services to the region.
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Cornea Specialist – Vancouver
Providence Health Care
(posted November 3, 2017)
The successful candidate will be required to run a weekly half day Resident Teaching Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital, and to provide a leadership role in Resident Teaching in the operating room at Mount St. Joseph’s Hospital. The primary practice location will be Vancouver (minimum 4 days/week), with a focus on clinical research and teaching.
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Neuro-Ophthalmology Sub-Specialist
(posted October 6, 2017; deadline Dec 29, 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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Ophthalmologist: Glace Bay and Antigonish Nova Scotia
(posted Sept. 25, 2017)
Physician Category: Specialist
Employment Term: Full-time
Number of positions available: 2

Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

The Eastern Zone is supported by the two regional hospitals and a host of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the two regional hospitals located in Sydney and Antigonish.
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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.


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


Practice/equipment

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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