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Chair/Head, Department of Ophthalmology
Faculty of Medicine/ The Ottawa Hospital
(posted 5 June 2019; deadline 14 July 2019)
The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and the Ottawa Hospital invite applications and nominations for the above noted position. The successful candidate will lead the Department of Ophthalmology… MORE
Reporting to the Manager, CPD, the Coordinator, CPD, provides a variety of program coordination services as a member of the COS cross-functional team. Primary responsibilities include the coordination of the COS Practice Resource Centre (PRC) – an online hub of CPD resources, tools and CME opportunities – and the coordination of the corresponding physician-led PRC committee, as well as support of other key CPD initiatives, including the COS Annual Meeting, co-developed programs and review of accreditation applications. MORE
Full-Time Ophthalmologist, Owen Sound Hospital
(posted 17 May 2019)
We have an immediate opening for one full-time general Ophthalmologist to join our team to perform cataract surgery. Specialists provide on-call support, in-patient surgical services and outpatient consultations and follow-up to a wide catchment area of over 170,000 residents and more than 2 million short-stay visitors each year. Operating Room time is based at the Owen Sound hospital as part of the Division of Ophthalmology, and two half-day OR blocks per week are being offered for this position. MORE
Full-Time Ophthalmology Position, Lakeridge Health Corporation
(posted 12 April 2019)
The Section of Ophthalmology within the Division of Surgery, Lakeridge Health Corporation is now seeking a full time community comprehensive ophthalmologist, who meets the definition of a new graduate, according to the Ministry of Health guidelines. The new candidate will join a busy and vibrant group, providing ophthalmology care to the entire Region of Durham. This position will commence on July 1st, 2019. MORE
Oculo-plastic / orbit surgery position, Hamilton Regional Eye Institute, St. Joseph’s Healthcare
(posted 4 April 2019)
Responsibilities: Provide full oculo-plastic and orbit clinical care for adult and pediatric patients (elective & emergency on-call service); Dedicated supervision and teaching of medical students and residents both in the clinic and operating room setting; On-going sustained involvement in research activities within the department. MORE
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Nova Scotia Health Authority
(posted 12 March 2019)
The Nova Scotia Health Authority is currently seeking a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to provide surgical and clinical care in Cape Breton. The individual would be an autonomous, patient-oriented, team player. Sub-specialty training and experience would be a welcome asset.
The OR has a new Zeiss microscope with Callisto Eye system for Premium IOLs, an Alcon phaco machine and an outstanding surgical support staff. There is one full day per week of OR time available for local procedures. The ambulatory care centre has Zeiss Cirrus OCT, fluoroscein angiography, Argon and YAG lasers as well as excellent clinic support staff including a COMT and nursing. One day per week is available for injections, lasers and minor procedures. Orthoptic services are available locally.
Cape Breton is a naturally beautiful area on the ocean with a strong, family oriented community. A wonderful work-life balance is possible with fabulous outdoor activities such as golf, hiking, cycling, boating and fishing. There is a handy regional airport with direct flights to Toronto and Halifax.
The Ophthalmologist should be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Support is available for site visits and relocation.
Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
Dr. Kristine Mayer
31 Riverside Drive, Sydney, NS
General/Refracting Ophthalmologist, InSightful Visions, Sechelt, BC
(posted 6 March 2019)
We are offering 2-3 days a week with a flexible schedule for you to see patients for primary care and refractions in our warm and welcoming spacious 3200 sq ft office, designed with coastal ambiance, in a relaxed professional environment in Sechelt. MORE
Ophthalmologist, Grande Prairie, Alberta
(posted 29 January 2019; closing date 30 June 2019)
Alberta Health Services – North Zone, Grande Prairie, is seeking a full-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Skilled Surgeon, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, treatment of Diabetic Maculopathy and Age-related Macular Degeneration with Intravitreal Anti-VEGF injections and Uveitic syndromes. The new Ophthalmologist will have Queen Elizabeth II Regional Hospital privileges, and the position will include hospital call.
Established office in Thornhill (Vaughan) for sale
(posted June 11, 2019)
Zeiss OCT, Zeiss Humphrey VF, Selecta duet Yag/SLT laser (Clarion), EMR, 4 fully equipped exam rooms, 30 years in practice, large GP and optometrist referral base. Opportunity for expansion into adjacent unoccupied suites to create private OR. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org
For sale by retiring ophthalmologist
(posted June 6, 2019)
Contact Gilles Desroches at email@example.com if interested.
NB all must go by the end of June
Timed online auction: lots start closing Tuesday, May 7 at 11 am EST
For further information and inspection of assets, please contact TCL Asset Group Inc.: phone: 905-660-1367 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.managingyourassets.com/auctions/view_auction?id=256
Practice Opportunity, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
(posted March 29, 2019)
Take over established practice of retiring Ophthalmologist from Dartmouth Nova Scotia and/or buy existing office equipment so physician can clear out office space.
If you feel you a are potential candidate to take over the practice please contact the ministry and university to discuss if a position with the province is available or if you can move from an existing location. We will be unable to help you with these matters. Excellent opportunity to take over a well run and established practice.
Second option is to buy physician’s existing 2 lane Ophthalmology equipment in good condition but is not new and has been used for a number of years. Great for new grads to start practice or for existing physicians to put in a spare exam room or for teaching purposes. Other office supplies are also available such as waiting room chairs, office desk and chair, bookcases, filing cabinets, computers, printers etc. You must arrange pick up and delivery. Best is if you come and look at the equipment to get details.
Complete exam lane includes:
To be sold at a reasonable price as physician is looking to clear out or find a replacement ASAP. For more information please email: email@example.com or call 647-920-4885.
Call for grant proposals to National Glaucoma Research (NGR), a program of BrightFocus Foundation
Applications for 2019 awards are due on November 9, 2018. BrightFocus provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research with relevance to the prevention and treatment of glaucoma.
The maximum award value of the NGR Standard Award is US $200,000, payable over two years.
Preference is given to exciting, cutting-edge type projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards. Typically, these awards are made to junior investigators or to more established investigators who are proposing particularly innovative research.
For application instructions and information about our programs, please visit our website at https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/apply-for-grant