Postings/Placements

The following postings, placements, and other opportunities are published in the language of submission and do not imply endorsement by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) or its publications.

If you have a posting you’d like featured on this page, please contact Rita Afeltra, Membership Manager, at [email protected].

Employment opportunities

Locum, Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist – Dept of Ophthalmology, Western University

(posted February 22, 2024)

The Dept of Ophthalmology at the Ivey Eye Institute, St Joseph’s Health Care London, and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University invite applications for a full-time clinical academic locum position in Ophthalmology as a Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist from May 06, 2024 to November 30, 2024. The start date can be flexible and adjusted to June or July if required by the candidate.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).
  • Specialist certification in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates must have completed a minimum of two years fellowship training in Medical and Surgical Retina.

Expectations:

  • Management of retinal diseases in the outpatient service.
  • Surgical management of retinal diseases – Operating Room time (average 1 day/week) will be provided
  • Full participation in the retina on-call schedule (1 in 4).
  • Active involvement in teaching, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (supervising residents, Grand Rounds, Retina Rounds, lectures).

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Ophthalmic Equipment for Sale – Oakville, Ontario

(posted February 15, 2024)

Ophthalmic equipment in excellent condition, <3 years old and well maintained (virtually new), for sale.  Medical equipment, lane supplies, office furniture, and network/CPU available.

Medical equipment

  • ZEISS CLARUS 500 (1)
  • ZEISS CIRRUS 6000 (1)
  • ZEISS Slit Lamp SL 220 (4)

Office furniture

  • Waiting room chairs – white (10)
  • Ophthalmic lane desks – white (4)
  • Filing cabinet – white (1)
  • Filing cabinet – black (1)
  • Standing desk (1)
  • L shape desks (2)

Network/CPU

  • Unifi network equipment, cameras
  • CPUs, screens, phones, etc,

Please email me privately at [email protected] for further information.  Pick up in Oakville.


Surgical Glaucoma Locum – Edmonton, Alberta

(posted February 12, 2024)

  • Coverage from July through December 2024
  • Comprehensive and surgical glaucoma practice with full OR privileges (1 d/week)
  • 2-3d/week of clinic in private office equipped with Healthquest ERM, Forum, YAG/SLT laser, HVF, OCT, Topographer and IOL master
  • On-call responsibilities 1day/month and 1 weekend over the period supported by excellent residents at the University of Alberta
  • Requirements: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certification and eligibility for Alberta licensure

If interested, please contact [email protected]

Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical), Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences – McGill University

(posted February 6, 2024)

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at McGill University is currently inviting applications for a full-time clinician-scientist position as a member of the Contract Academic Staff at the Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical) level. The professorial rank will be according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience. This will be a three-year, renewable appointment and does not offer eligibility for tenure.

The successful candidate will be appointed to clinical practice at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), a teaching hospital for McGill and the McGill Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. The incumbent must demonstrate aptitude and interest in providing surgical and medical care in general ophthalmology, and demonstrate capabilities in retinopathies, ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, and/or ocular oncology. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching and service within the department

The successful applicant will contribute to a strong interdisciplinary clinical and basic research program and will be expected to engage in all aspects of a university-affiliated ophthalmology department (i.e., clinical duties, education, and research). Successful candidates will provide excellent clinical teaching and supervision to medical students, residents, and clinical fellows. Protected research time and laboratory resources within the MUHC will be available to candidates with exceptional research potential. The position is 60-70: 40-30% research-clinical.

To learn more, see the full posting here.

And to apply, visit McGill’s official Careers Page.


Locum/Medical Retina/Comprehensive Surgical Ophthalmology Associate – Central Alberta Vision Institute

(posted February 5, 2024)

The Central Alberta Vision Institute serves Red Deer and surrounding communities in Central Alberta. We value our patients like neighbours and desire to make them feel truly welcome and cared for. We strive for the highest level of professionalism in a down-to-earth, casual setting that comforts patients and staff alike.

We are currently seeking a skilled and charismatic locum to join our team, with the possibility of partnership down the road. The Central Alberta Vision Institute offers:

  • Fully paperless – web-based EMR (Accuro EMR)
  • State-of-the art equipment (NIDEK Headset Indirect Laser Unit, NIDEK Pattern Retina Laser, NIDEK YAG/SLT laser, Heidelberg Anterion Biometry and Topography, Heidelberg Spectralis OCT and OCTA, B Scan Ultrasound, Dry Eye Treatment, 3 full exam rooms with 1 dedicated injection treatment room)
  • In-clinic intravitreal injections · In-clinic YAG/SLT/LPI
  • Highly qualified clinic manager, business development associate, technicians, OR support staff, and administrative professionals

Requirements:

  • Must hold Canadian medical license, under Fellows of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • 3 Letters of Reference with contacts for us to call
  • 1 Updated CV outlining surgical qualifications, job experience, leadership ability

If you are interested in joining the CAVI team, please send your letter of references, CV, and a letter of intent to the clinic manager, Tamara Pollock, at [email protected].

Vitreoretinal Surgeons – Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC

(posted February 5, 2024)

The Island Health Department of Surgical Services is seeking a fellowship trained surgical retina specialist to join the Division of Ophthalmology in Nanaimo to provide services to the community and subspecialist services to the region.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Ophthalmology;
  • Have a minimum one year of vitreoretinal surgery post graduate fellowship training completed by July 2024 in a recognized fellowship program;
  • Be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.

The successful candidate will have regular surgical time allocated to them in the main operating room with anesthesiology support. Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (356 acute care beds) enjoys state-of-the-art surgical suites with access to a surgical centre located adjacent to the hospital. The hospital has full diagnostic capabilities, including a 64-slice CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, a cancer clinic and critical care intensivists and is a UBC Postgraduate Family Practice Residency program site.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Comprehensive Ophthalmologist – Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC

(posted February 5, 2024)

The Island Health Department of Surgical Services is seeking a general / comprehensive ophthalmologist to join the Division of Ophthalmology in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.

The successful candidate will hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Ophthalmology and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. Applicants must also have graduated from the Canadian Ophthalmology program or equivalent. Previous work experience is an asset.

Responsibilities will include: providing comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmology care (glaucoma, diabetes, pediatrics, cataract, etc.).

The successful candidate would have equitable access to OR time for the purposes above (the division standard is one day OR per week in the outpatient ambulatory centre), and access to outpatient testing and treatment including: fluorescein angiography unit, ophthalmic ultrasound, diode and YAG/SLT/Argon lasers and a fully equipped treatment room for minor surgical procedures.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Academic Glaucoma Specialist – The Department of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University

(posted February 2, 2024)

The Department of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University is seeking an Academic glaucoma specialist. Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree with sub-specialty training in glaucoma. Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and preference will be given to applicants who have specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada(RCPSC) or the American Board of Specialties.

The Department has a busy glaucoma service providing all the complex glaucoma care for the region. The service is well equipped with all the latest diagnostic and therapeutic devices (MIGS, MIBS, tubes). The service is highly innovative and conducts research into new models of eye care delivery. It has a fellowship training program, training 1-2fellows per year. The Department also has an excellent residency program in Ophthalmology (with 12-13 residents).

The Department enjoys an excellent reputation for employing innovative and enthusiastic teachers for learners at all levels. Preference will be given to applicants who have a strong track record or exhibit strong potential for clinical, surgical, and didactic teaching.

The Department is involved in new models of eye care delivery (including e-Consults, tele-ophthalmology, and remote real-time diagnostics). The Department has a strong research culture that is supported by an in-house research team. While this will be a busy clinical position, opportunities to collaborate in research exist for those who are highly motivated and interested in doing so.

To learn more or to apply, see the full posting here.


Surgical Retina Specialist Position, The Ottawa Hospital

(posted February 2, 2024)

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a fellowship trained Vitreoretinal surgeon to join our dynamic team.  The position would include all aspects of team-based patient care including surgical time for vitreo-retinal surgery of adult and pediatric patients, an academic appointment with the University of Ottawa, a prominent teaching role for residents and other trainees, and an appointment with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI).

Primary Responsibilities of a successful candidate:

  • To maintain an Ottawa office and provide primary medical and surgical retinal care for the population of Ottawa and its environs.
  • Full participation in the retina on-call rotation for TOH.
  • Training and supervision of medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, ophthalmic medical technologists, and others as determined by the Department Head. Training expectations include teaching in the operating room, clinic, and didactic sessions.
  • Commitment to supporting the Department with service on committees, attending Department meetings, and undertaking administrative roles as requested by the Department Head.
  • Resident emergency clinic coverage of minimally 0.5 days per week at TOH.
  • Weekly specialty clinic at TOH, 0.5 days per week.

Resources:

  • Access to the OR resource at The Ottawa Hospital as per current allocation methodology. Surgical time allocation is contingent upon sustained teaching during allocated OR time and support of other Departmental educational and administrative activities.
  • Access to the minor room and lasers
  • Access to Retina clinics at TOH

To learn more or apply, view the full posting here.

Surgical Vitreoretinal Sub-Specialist, Dalhousie University & Nova Scotia Health

(posted on January 22, 2024)

Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health (NSH) are seeking a qualified full-time ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina to practice in a challenging and rewarding academic medical environment. The successful candidate will be granted a Continuing Appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University.

The candidate will join the hospital-based group of sub-specialized ophthalmologists located at the QEII Hospital. The candidate will be expected to participate in teaching, research, and other academic or administrative duties as member of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. More information about the department can be found here: https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/ophthalmology.html. Candidates for this position must hold an MD degree; have completed a residency in ophthalmology; have a minimum of 24 months of post-residency fellowship training in a qualified vitreoretinal program, including active exposure and participation in clinical and/or basic research, and have prior research experience and a genuine interest in basic and clinical research in the area of retina.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Partnerships with Subspecialty and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Clinics & Surgical Facilities

(posted January 22, 2024)

Vision Group Canada (VGC) is a network of over 60 clinics (including LASIK MD) and 95 operating rooms across Canada. We are expanding our network of Subspecialty and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Clinics and Surgical Facilities by partnering with existing clinics and opening new facilities with committed partners.

Some of our most recent partnerships include:

  • Quebec: L’Institut de l’Oeil des Laurentides, Laservue, Eye Health MD, Institut de l’oeil de Montreal and Clinique du Parc.
  • Ontario: Prism Eye Institute, TLC Laser Eye Centres
  • Alberta: Gimbel Eye Centre
  • British Columbia: London Eye Centre, King LASIK
  • Nova Scotia and New Brunswick: TLC Halifax, TLC Moncton

There has never been a better time to consider selling your clinical practice. Whether it is consideration for a future exit strategy, or you’re tired of the operational management side of owning a clinical practice – VGC emphasizes its operational efficiencies to further growth and value for all its stakeholders. While the partnership models vary – one common thread is the autonomy that the practices continue to have even after a merger.

If you’re a practice owner and you would like to learn more about the synergistic opportunities with us, please send an email to the attention of Milanie Somasundram, National Physician Relations Manager at [email protected] for a confidential conversation.

To learn more about us, please visit – Vision Group Canada.

Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Alberta Children’s Hospital – Calgary, Alberta

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary invite applications for a Pediatric Ophthalmologist at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta.   Required qualifications include a MD, certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Ophthalmology, or equivalent, and a minimum of one year fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. Please provide a letter of eligibility from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). This position is considered sponsorship eligible by Alberta Health Services. Special training and/or interest in pediatric ocular oncology or oculoplastics will be an asset.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a clinical appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, and to participate in medical student and resident teaching.  Full pediatric ophthalmology clinic service will be provided on site at Alberta Children’s Hospital. The candidate will be expected to participate in retinopathy of prematurity screening of neonates at NICUs across the city. In addition, the successful candidate will have a call obligation in accordance with both the Alberta Children’s Hospital and Alberta Health Services policies.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Ophthalmologist, Cloudbreak – Calgary, Alberta

(posted January 12, 2024)
Cloudbreak is actively seeking a skilled and dedicated Ophthalmologist to join our dynamic healthcare team. Our team is at the forefront of advancements in ophthalmology, leveraging the latest technologies and procedures to provide unparalleled services to our patients. As an Ophthalmologist at Cloudbreak, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional eye care services to our patients.

The ideal candidate should be well-versed in the diagnosis and treatment of various eye conditions allowing you to keep your skill sharp and your work exciting. The candidate must have graduated from a Canadian ophthalmology program or equivalent, passed the Royal College examination for ophthalmology, and be eligible for licensure through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Collaboration is key as you will work alongside a team of five other ophthalmologists, specializing in comprehensive and glaucoma care, fostering an environment of innovation and continuous improvement.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary

(posted January 12, 2024)
The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary invite applications for the following position in the Section of Ophthalmology: Neuro-Ophthalmologist

Qualifications include MD, certification by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Ophthalmology or an FRCSC equivalent, and a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology. Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery. There will be access to operating room time at the Rockyview General Hospital and chartered surgical facilities for scheduled procedures. The successful candidate will be required to participate in the zone-wide ophthalmology on-call schedule, and the Rockyview Vision Clinic. The ability to contribute and support research and teaching will be required.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Locum/Associate/Partnership –  Ophthalmology Opportunity, New Brunswick

(posted January 12, 2024)

A highly collegial group of four Ophthalmologists, are looking for their next colleague. Be as busy as you want from day one. Work – life balance is key.

  • Flexible working hours and days. Fully paperless practice – web-based EMR.
  • In-office, efficient, independent, publicly funded Cataract operating centre.
  • In-office YAG/SLT/MLT/
  • Argon/Micropulse lasers/MicropulseCPC/CW-CPC, are available.
  • In-office intravitreal injections.
  • The practice has 2 OCTs (one is swept source), AngioOCT and IVFA/ICG.
  • Two swept source optical biometers with topography. Two Anterior segment OCTs. Three VF machines.
  • Ultra wide field fundus photography (Optomap+FAF).

Our staff include highly experienced Ophthalmic technicians, nurses and OR staff, some of which have 25+ years of experience.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensure by the College of physicians and surgeons of NB – CPSNB. (Our centre may help consult about licensure).
  • Royal college eligibility is an asset not a must.

Expectations:

  • Proficiently able to run busy days of comprehensive rural Ophthalmology cases.
  • Highly proficient in cataract surgery.
  • Participation in on-call schedule (weekdays 1 in 4, weekends 1 in 8).
  • Subspecialty an asset not a must.
  • Research and academia available on site but not a must.

Please write us with your contact info, letter of intent, resume and references (or reference letters) to [email protected]

Academic Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Queen’s University – Kingston, Ontario

(posted January 12, 2024)
The Department of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University is seeking an Academic Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to work at a department run clinic on the west end of Kingston, Ontario. (Kingston Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences Centre – KOVSC). Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree. Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and preference will be given to applicants who have specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or the American Board of Specialties.

The Department has an excellent residency program in Ophthalmology (with 13 residents). The Department enjoys an excellent reputation for employing innovative and enthusiastic teachers for learners at all levels. Preference will be given to applicants who have a strong track record or exhibit strong potential for clinical, surgical, and didactic teaching.

The successful candidate will receive fee-for-service funding, with appropriate levies applied for the use of resources. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Locum Opportunity – Comox Valley, Vancouver Island

(posted January 11, 2024)
– Looking for coverage from March -Summer 2024 (Flexible)

If interested, please contact [email protected]

Cataract Coordinator, Fraser Valley Cataract and Laser, British Columbia

(posted December 21, 2023)

Would you like to be part of a team in an exciting and rapidly growing medical clinic? Do you like to be in a busy environment?

FVCL is a rapidly growing medical ophthalmology clinic specializing in eye disease and surgeries with advanced technology. We have a nationally-recognized team of ophthalmologists with vast clinical experience in a wide variety of ocular services including MSP covered exams and surgeries, as well as private lens surgeries and LASIK.

We are looking for an energetic and detail oriented individual to join our dynamic and growing ophthalmic clinic and surgical centre as a Cataract Coordinator.

This role involves overseeing our whole Cataract department.
– Take pride in good customer service and good reviews; not embarrassed to embrace honest feedback
– Work well in a team-oriented clinical environment
– Assist with direct patient care by performing diagnostic testing; establish rapport with patients and promote the services of FVCL
– Must be independent, flexible schedules, efficient – it will be busy here
– Strong organization and problem solving skills
– Must also be energetic and friendly

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Locum Position, Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist – London, Ontario

(posted December 14, 2023)

The Dept of Ophthalmology at the Ivey Eye Institute, St Joseph’s Health Care London, and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University invite applications for a temporary clinical locum with associated part-time adjunct/MD academic position in Ophthalmology as a Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist from May 06, 2024 to November 30, 2024.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).
  • Specialist certification in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates must have completed a minimum of two years fellowship training in Medical and Surgical Retina.

Expectations:

  • Management of retinal diseases in the outpatient service.
  • Surgical management of retinal diseases – Operating Room time will be provided
  • Full participation in the retina on-call schedule (1 in 4).
  • Active involvement in teaching, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (supervising residents, Grand Rounds, Retina Rounds, lectures)

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Recruiting Ophthalmologists – Canada Wide

(posted December 14, 2023)

Vision Group Canada (VGC), the nation’s largest partnership of ophthalmologists, is recruiting colleagues for its clinics across Canada. We are welcoming applications for the following:

  • Part-time ophthalmologists for Laser Vision Correction, particularly recent graduates.
  • Highly experienced ophthalmologists for Refractive Lens Exchange, who have performed a minimum of 1000 cataract surgeries. Part-time positions available.
  • Part-time and full-time ophthalmologists in various subspecialties, particularly comprehensive ophthalmology and cataract surgery, glaucoma, medical retina, cornea and oculoplastics.

Our ophthalmologists perform cataract surgery in a private OR setting. VGC offers refractive cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange opportunities for ophthalmologists without hospital privileges.

Successful candidates will have access to state-of-the-art technology, and we offer in-house fellowship training by our network of highly experienced refractive surgeons.

VGC offers flexibility to grow professionally and personally, a highly competitive reimbursement and compensation (partnership & investment opportunities available), internal VGC fellowship opportunities with leading subspecialists, support from highly experienced colleagues, and the latest technology to support innovative eye care.

For more information, please send an email (with your CV, if available) to the attention of Milanie Somasundram, National Physician Relations Manager at [email protected]

Requirements: Holds a certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification (FRCSC) in Ophthalmology.

To learn more about us, please visit – Vision Group Canada


Ophthalmologist – Surgical Retina Specialist, Western University – London, Ontario

(posted December 11, 2023)

The Department of Ophthalmology at the Ivey Eye Institute of 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 with a Medical and Surgical Retinal Disease specialization.

The Ivey Eye Institute, which is the main referral centre for eye disease in Southwestern Ontario, is committed to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Its operating and procedure rooms, teaching facilities, urgent eye clinic, orthoptic service and diagnostic service provide a sound foundation for the Institute’s excellent reputation in all its activities. The specialists in the department are an integral part of the medical and surgical team, treating diseases and conditions of the eye for adults and children, and helping to diagnose general medical disorders.

Position Profile

The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher or Clinician Researcher and hold a Full-Time 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 Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. The Department of Ophthalmology is affiliated with London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London and is presently comprised of 22 surgeons with busy clinical practices. The Department has a strong clinical and translational research interest and is an accredited Royal College training program.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Head, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Dalhousie University – Halifax, Nova Scotia

(posted December 7, 2023)

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences is inviting applications for the position of Head, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. An integral part of Nova Scotia Health (NSH), the IWK and the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, the department’s clinical activities are conducted under the auspices of NSH and the IWK. The department head is the leader of secondary, tertiary, and quaternary clinical service in the Maritime Provinces. The mission is to deliver high quality health care, medical education, and to conduct research. The patient care activities are situated across the Maritime provinces. This is a wonderful opportunity for an accomplished individual with demonstrated clinical, academic, and administrative leadership experience to lead the clinical and academic mandates of this dynamic department.

The successful candidate will have an MD Degree, hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Nova Scotia and hold or be eligible to sit for certification in a medical specialty in Ophthalmology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This is a five-year, renewable term. The successful applicant will also be offered a continuing academic appointment in the department. The Head position is subject to renewal for a second five-year term,
conditional on satisfactory annual performance evaluations and a positive review of the first term as Head.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.


Ophthalmologist – Prince George, British Columbia

(posted November 29, 2023)

Ready for a practice and lifestyle out of the ordinary? We are seeking an Ophthalmologist to join the current team at UHNBC. The position includes surgical privileges with cataract surgery done at a private surgical centre (under public funding) and hospital OR privileges for other procedures. There is also access to an ambulatory care area, minor treatment room and therapeutic lasers. This is a comprehensive position, however subspecialty training would be beneficial. Willingness to see children and manage strabismus would be highly regarded.

The successful applicant would be expected to do an equal share of on-call work under the Provincial Medical OnCall Availability Program with a stipend provided per call shift. There is also an expectation that the successful applicant would participate in medical student teaching with appropriate compensation provided and an appointment to the UBC Faculty of Medicine.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Part-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist – Toronto, Ontario

(posted November 28, 2023)

The Albany Medical Clinic needs a part-time (1-2 days) comprehensive ophthalmologist to replace our retiring ophthalmologist of 37 years.  The existing practice has an excellent referral base (from 38 family doctors) perfect for an ophthalmologist seeking to perform minor ophthalmic procedures at our Clinic and to provide cataracts or other major procedures at their private office/hospital setting.  We offer two fully equipped exam rooms including an OCT machine, and an ophthalmic assistant to support optimum patient flow.

The successful candidate must be a certified specialist.

Please send CV to Wanda Morvay, the Clinic’s General manager & CFO, at [email protected]


Ophthalmologist – Ocular Oncologist – Calgary, Alberta

(posted November 28, 2023)

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary invite applications for an Ophthalmologist – Ocular Oncologist. Qualifications include an MD, certification by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Ophthalmology or equivalent, and a minimum one-year ocular oncology fellowship. An additional 2-year fellowship training in retina or orbit/oculoplastics is desirable. Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

The successful candidate will become a member of the Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, Calgary Zone. There will be access to operating time at the Rockyview General Hospital, the new Arthur Child Comprehensive Cancer Centre (scheduled to open in 2024), and to chartered surgical facilities for scheduled procedures. The successful candidate will be required to participate in the city wide on-call schedule.

To learn more or apply, see the full posting here.

Glaucoma Sub-Specialty Ophthalmologist – Halifax, Nova Scotia

(posted November 24, 2023)

Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health (NSH) are seeking a qualified full-time glaucoma sub-specialty ophthalmologist to practice in a challenging and rewarding community-based and academic medical environment. The successful candidate will develop or join a community-based practice in Halifax and will be granted a Continuing Appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University. The candidate will be expected to participate in teaching, research, and other academic and/or administrative duties as member of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

Candidates for this position must have an MD, completed a residency in ophthalmology, and a minimum of 12 months of post-residency fellowship training in glaucoma, including active exposure and participation in clinical research. The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical and surgical skills for managing both adult and pediatric cases 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 NSH.

Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests and contact details for three referees.

For more information or to apply, see the full posting here.


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