Locum Position, Pediatric Neurology

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Locum Position, Pediatric Neurology

Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia is seeking a locum tenens for all or part of a block up to 12 months between March 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.     

The IWK Health Centre http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/ is an academic tertiary care pediatric and maternal care hospital and serves as the pediatric referral Centre for the Maritime Provinces. The primary role of the locum will be in clinical and on call duties for Pediatric Neurology. Teaching would be a minor component of the role primarily focused on trainees rotating through the service. There are no expectations for research or administrative responsibilities during this locum.

The successful physician will join a team of three Pediatric Neurology specialists.  The service is supported by excellent diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostic services.  We work in conjunction with an exceptional interdisciplinary team, including ambulatory care RN support, dietician support, and 3 fully certified EEG technologists.  We work closely with our Pediatric Rehabilitation program which encompasses the Cerebral Palsy Clinic as well as neuromuscular care.   The Pediatric Neurologists share collaborative care with community pediatric teams across the Maritime Provinces.

Applicants must have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Neurology (or equivalency as assessed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada). Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia is required. 

The application deadline is December 31, 2021 

Interested applicants should submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees (minimum 2 academic), to:

Paula Brna MD, FRCPC

Pediatric Neurologist

Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics

Head, Division of Pediatric Neurology

Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre

5850 University Avenue

Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8

phone: 902-470-2614

E-mail: pbrna@dal.ca

With a copy to Administrative Assistant to Dr. Paula Brna:

Lori Bourque

E-mail: Lori.bourque@iwk.nshealth.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity