Cardiologist

Cardiologist

Located just 30 minutes east of downtown Toronto, in beautiful Durham Region, Lakeridge Health-Ajax/Pickering hospital (LHAP) is looking for a Cardiologist to participate in our hospital model, with a focus on the provision of services to the following areas; emergency department, inpatient consult service, rapid assessment clinic, and cardiac diagnostics.

We currently have a position available for one full-time cardiologist to join a team of twelve cardiologists with subspecialty skill sets and well-established practices. Cardiology clinical service at LHAP is consultative with no “Most Responsible Physician” (MRP) component. Physicians will have the opportunity to supervise and report studies in the cardiac diagnostics lab which hosts a broad complement of modalities including treadmill stress testing, contrast echocardiography, transesophageal echo, stress echo, SPECT imaging, holter monitoring, Cardiac CT, and Cardiac MRI.  They will also work with our Advance Care Nurse Practitioner in the inpatient Heart Failure Stewardship program. Participation in the General Medicine call schedule is not required. 

Strong clinical and cardiac imaging skills will be expected. Level III certification in echocardiography, Cardiac CT, or Cardiac MRI is an asset. At least Level II nuclear certification is also desirable. Particular interest or expertise in congestive heart failure will be looked upon favourably. We anticipate that there will be opportunity in the future for the successful candidate to also participate in the cardiology clinical service at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa site.  This would involve some MRP responsibility for cardiology inpatients, and also no General Medicine call.

Applicants must be licensed or eligible for a license to practice in Ontario with accreditation in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or its equivalent.  A strong interest in teaching would be an asset as Lakeridge Health is associated with Queen’s University and the successful candidate is encouraged to pursue an academic appointment. 

The successful candidate will promote and exemplify excellence in professional practice and conduct, commitment to team-based and inter-professional care and proven strong interpersonal skills.

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Lakeridge Health has everything you seek – in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario’s largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life. Through five hospital sites in Ajax, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry, and Whitby, and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence.  One System.  Best Health.

Ajax is located in Durham Region, an expanding and diverse community 40 km east of Toronto. It is within easy reach of lakeside boardwalks, picturesque hiking trails and Toronto’s cultural attractions.

Please forward a letter of interest, accompanied by an updated CV, to: Lakeridge Health (Attention: Dr. Sherali Rahim), Medical Affairs Office, 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa, ON  L1G 2B9. Tel: 905-576-8711 x33720. E-mail: mdcv@lh.ca.

Application closing date: December 1, 2021

In accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

LH will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact the Medical Affairs Office.

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