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Employment opportunities

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist/Uveitis
(posted 11 July 2018; deadline 15 September 2018)

Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority are seeking a qualified full-time comprehensive ophthalmologist with post-residency training in uveitis to practice in a challenging and rewarding community-based and academic environment. Candidates for this position must have an MD and should have completed a several months of post-residency fellowship training in uveitis including active exposure and participation in clinical research. The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical skills for both adult and pediatric cases, and demonstrate an ongoing interest in clinical research and teaching. The successful applicant must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for a full medical license in the province of Nova Scotia and for attending privileges at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. The successful candidate will join a community-based practice in Halifax. This will be a clinical continuing university appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, has excellent educational and recreational facilities.

Applications received before September 15, 2018 will be given full consideration. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information for three references, two of whom must be academic, to:

jenn.milligan@nshealth.ca or:

Dr. Marcelo Nicolela, Chair, Search Committee
c/o Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Room 2035, 2 West Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

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


Comprehensive Ophthalmologist/Uveitis
(posted 11 July 2018; deadline 15 September 2018)

Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority are seeking a qualified full-time comprehensive ophthalmologist with post-residency training in uveitis to practice in a challenging and rewarding community-based and academic environment. Candidates for this position must have an MD and should have completed a several months of post-residency fellowship training in uveitis including active exposure and participation in clinical research. The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical skills for both adult and pediatric cases, and demonstrate an ongoing interest in clinical research and teaching. The successful applicant must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for a full medical license in the province of Nova Scotia and for attending privileges at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. The successful candidate will join a community-based practice in Halifax. This will be a clinical continuing university appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, has excellent educational and recreational facilities.

Applications received before September 15, 2018 will be given full consideration. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information for three references, two of whom must be academic, to:

jenn.milligan@nshealth.ca or:

Dr. Marcelo Nicolela, Chair, Search Committee
c/o Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Room 2035, 2 West Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

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


CPD Coordinator, Canadian Ophthalmological Society
(posted 10 July 2018; deadline 12 August 2018)

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.
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Neuro-Ophthalmology Sub-Specialist
(posted 10 July 2018)

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. Candidates for this position should have an MD and have completed a residency in ophthalmology and a minimum of 12-24 months of post-residency fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology, including active exposure and participation in clinical research. Candidates will possess excellent clinical and surgical skills and demonstrate an ongoing interest in clinical and/or basic science research and teaching. Candidates should be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for a license in the province of Nova Scotia and for attending privileges at NSHA. The successful candidate will join the hospital-based group of sub-specialized ophthalmologists located at the QEII Hospital. The candidate will be offered a Continuing Appointment with Dalhousie University.

Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, is an excellent and exciting city to work and raise a family. Home to three universities, Halifax offers many entertainment and cultural activities, as well as ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Our hospital is a regional referral centre, serving patients from Nova Scotia as well as from the other Atlantic Provinces.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, a completed self-identification questionnaire (www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid), and three letters of reference (sent under separate cover).

jenn.milligan@nshealth.ca or:

Dr. Charles Maxner, Chair of Search Committee
c/o Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Room 2035, 2 West Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

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


Medical Retina Sub-Specialist
(posted 10 July 2018)

Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority are seeking a qualified full-time ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in medical retina to practice in a challenging and rewarding community-based and academic environment. Candidates for this position must have an MD and should have completed a minimum of 12 months of post-residency fellowship training in medical retina including active exposure and participation in clinical research. There is a possibility of limited OR time availability for general ophthalmology surgical cases with this position, to be discussed with the successful candidate. The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical skills for both adult and pediatric cases, and demonstrate an ongoing interest in clinical research and teaching. The successful applicant must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for a full medical license in the province of Nova Scotia and for attending privileges at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. The successful candidate will join a community-based practice in Halifax with access to diagnostic/laser facilities at the hospital setting as necessary. This will be a clinical continuing university appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, has excellent educational and recreational facilities.

Applications received before August 6, 2018 will be given full consideration. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information for three references, two of whom must be academic, to:

jenn.milligan@nshealth.ca or:

Dr. Marcelo Nicolela, Chair, Search Committee
c/o Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Room 2035, 2 West Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

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


Ophthalmologist: Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
(posted 20 June 2018)

The Island Health Division of Ophthalmology has a position for a general ophthalmologist to join three others at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Eligible candidates will hold, or be eligible for, full FRCSC in ophthalmic surgery and full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. Fellowship training would be an asset. On-call responsibility is one in six as it is shared with ophthalmologists in the nearby community of Duncan.
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Medical Ophthalmology in Beautiful Victoria BC at VICTORIA EYE
(reposted May 24, 2018)
Please come and join our group of ophthalmologists and live in one of the most popular retirement cities in Canada. We welcome part time or full time medical ophthalmology colleagues to join our busy practice. Competitive overhead. State of the art technology. Come and enjoy seeing thankful patients and leave all the planning to us.

Please contact us at 250.598-5665 extension #6 or email us at executive@victoriaeye.com

Applicants must have current Canadian licensure and currently be practising ophthalmology in Canada.


Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
(posted 18 May 2018)

The Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow is a regional hospital providing a full range of health services. One of its two ophthalmologists is retiring at the end of 2018 and is looking for someone to take over his practice. MORE


Ophthalmologist: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
(posted 8 April 2018)

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is currently seeking a full time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to provide surgical and clinical care – the position will be based in Cape Breton. This individual would be an autonomous, patient oriented, team player. Subspecialty training and experience would be a welcome asset.
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Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
(posted 28 March 2018)

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
Tel: 902-564-8580
Cell: 902-565-5408


Ophthalmologist, Simcoe, Ontario
(posted 14 February 2018)

The Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology at Norfolk General Hospital, in Simcoe, Ontario, is recruiting a full-time Ophthalmologist to provide Comprehensive Ophthalmology services to our community, with immediate availability. The hospital will provide OR time with cataract volume, as well as access to a minor procedure room, and an argon laser. Full participation in the call schedule is an expectation. MORE


Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
(posted 14 February 2018)
Oustanding practice opportunity in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

The ophthalmology practice at Aberdeen Hospital is located in a large suite shared by two ophthalmologists. The senior ophthalmologist is looking for someone to take over his patients and equipment. MORE


Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
(posted 14 February 2018)
North Toronto Eye Care is seeking a COMPREHENSIVE OPHTHALMOLOGIST preferably but not exclusively with some SUBSPECIALTY training in Anterior segment/Cornea/Glaucoma/Medical Retina/Ocular Surface/Cosmetics 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 4 sites, a private surgical center and a growing group of young associates.

Growth and practice expansion are encouraged and supported through an integrated referral practice and an open transparent practice management style. 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. You may also contact Dr. Rabinovitch personally. Look us up at www.northtorontoeyecare.com


Locums

Surgical Ophthalmology Loccum – Winter 2019, Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island
(posted 16 July 2018)
Come and enjoy a winter on beautiful Southern Vancouver Island! I am offering a loccum opportunity for a surgical (or medical) ophthalmologist January-March 2019. This is a busy comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the Cowichan Valley. The office is well equipped with a full complement of diagnostics and lasers. Surgical services are provided at Cowichan District Hospital with one day of OR time per week (anterior segment surgery) and an on-call rotation for the central island shared by colleagues in Nanaimo and Duncan.

It is possible to break this loccum into shorter time blocks if desired and I would consider the use of our home to make it easier for your stay.

If interested or wishing further information please send an email or give me a call – Karen Hoar khoar@me.com, 250-415-7588.


Ophthalmologist Locum: Courtenay, Vancouver Island
(posted 20 June 2018)
A private clinic in Courtney, BC has a locum opportunity for an ophthalmologist. This locum includes full-time consulting four days a week and one day OR time per week as well as on call rota one out of four weeks. The office offers state of the art equipment, three examining lanes, EMR as well as YAG/SLT laser. MORE


Locum – Surgical ophthalmologist – Prince George, BC
(posted 28 May 2018)
The Department of Ophthalmology is seeking an ophthalmologist for a 6 month locum with potential for a permanent position. The start date would be August 1st, 2018. This is a surgical locum with cataract surgery being done at a private surgical centre (under public funding). There are also be hospital privileges assigned which offers an ambulatory care area, minor treatment room and therapeutic lasers, as well as after hours emergency cases. This is essentially a comprehensive position, however subspecialty training may be beneficial.

Prince George is BC’s northern capital and has a population of ~80,000 with a catchment area of over 200,000. There is a regional international airport offering a short 1 hour flight to Vancouver and direct flights to various other destinations. For the outdoor enthusiast the area offers limitless activities including golfing, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing and ATVing. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia, both offering great educational opportunities. We are also lucky to have the Northern Medical Program which graduates 32 medical students and trains several residents a year.

Applicants should be certified or eligible to be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Applicants should have Canadian Citizenship.

Applicants can submit their CV by email to Dr. Andrew Lukaris at alukaris@yahoo.co.uk.


Locum – Surgical Ophthalmologist – Charlottetown
(posted 1 May 2018)
Prince Edward Island is seeking a Locum Surgical Ophthalmologist for six months (with possibility of extension) to provide the full scope of Ophthalmology services working with a team of six Ophthalmologists.
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Medical Ophthalmology Locum in Beautiful Victoria BC at VICTORIA EYE
(posted 26 January 2018)
Please come and join our group of ophthalmologists and live in one of the most popular cities in Canada. We welcome part time or full time medical ophthalmology colleagues to locum at our busy practice. Competitive overhead. State of the art technology. Come and enjoy seeing thankful patients and leave all the planning to us.

Please contact us at 250.598-5665 extension#6 or email us at executive@victoriaeye.com

Applicants must have current Canadian licensure and currently be practising ophthalmology in Canada.


Practice/equipment

Practice available
Ottawa, Ontario
(posted May 24, 2018)

Solo ophthalmology practice available in desirable area of downtown Ottawa. Large stable patient base, currently focused on anterior segment disease. Attractive unit on ground floor of main street. Three exam lanes with room for fourth. Major diagnostic equipment new or almost new. Please reply with CV to : eye2eye@rogers.com


Practice wanted
Vancouver or the Lower Mainland or Fraser Valley
(posted Apr 23, 2018)

We are interested in purchasing an established ophthalmology clinic in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland or Fraser Valley. If you are in a scenario where you are thinking about working part time, nearing retirement and/or have been considering selling your clinic, please send us an email: ophthalmology604@gmail.com

We will need some general information about your practice (location, square footage, # exam rooms, how long it has been in operation, EMR file system, number of active patient charts, most recent 3 years financials, and how long you were willing to transition practice).

Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you.


Practice for Sale
Grande Prairie, Alberta
(posted Apr 17, 2018)

This is a well-established, fee-for-service, comprehensive ophthalmology practice within an accredited Non-Hospital Surgical Facility (NHSF). The NHSF serves a city of 80,000 people, with a catchment area/population of over 300,000 people.

This practice and NHSF offer the full scope of general ophthalmology services, including Cataract surgery, Anti-VEGF treatments, SLT, Corneal crosslinking, surface/dry eye clinics (including Lipiflow) and also refractive surgery. Ample operating time are available in a dedicated eye care facility. The facility has a vast array of diagnostic equipment, 2 modern surgical suites equipped with Zeiss Lumera 700 ceiling-mounted microscopes and Centurion Phacoemulsification units. 1,000 Cataract procedures are performed each year at this NHSF. Above-average revenue can be expected. There is a significant opportunity for expansion of private surgical services.

Existing sub-specialties in the region include pediatric, refractive and medical retina services. The practice currently hosts two full-time and one part-time Associates. Call expectations are 1:4.

Grande Prairie is the largest city in Northern Alberta, with exceptional access to outdoor recreational activities, including golf, hunting, hiking, ATV activities and fishing at your doorstep. High-quality local public and French immersion schools and educational facilities are available. Grande Prairie hosts a regional airport, and our tertiary care centre, Edmonton, is only 400km away.
Required qualifications include eligibility for licensure in Alberta/CPSA, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (FRCSC) and CMPA membership.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a CV and 2 letters of reference to:

Daniel Senekal
10115-99 Avenue
Grande Prairie AB T8V 0S1
dsenekal@gpeye.ca


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



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