Cardiac Electrophysiologist

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Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health

Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Division of Cardiology at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre is seeking a cardiac electrophysiologist.  This opportunity is aimed at those seeking a clinical focus at an academic, tertiary and quaternary care institution.  The QEII Health Sciences Centre is the largest heart rhythm centre in the Maritime provinces, with an approximate catchment area of 1.2 million people.  We perform over 400 invasive electrophysiology procedures/ablations, 200 new ICD implants and 400 pacemakers annually.  The Inherited Heart Disease clinic follows over 500 families with familial conditions and unexplained sudden death. 

Candidates must hold FRCPC or equivalent in Medicine and Cardiology. The successful applicant will be proficient in complex and non-complex ablation and cardiac implantable electronic device implantation, including pacemakers, implantable defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy.  Advanced training in any of the following is considered an asset: genetic cardiology, physiologic pacing, leadless devices, subcutaneous ICD implantation, complex device management or lead extraction.

uThe Division of Cardiology is one of 15 divisions within the Department of Medicine.  In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research endeavours, with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

An attractive remuneration and benefits package through an alternative funding plan will apply.

Nova Scotia offers exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities in addition to a high quality of life.  The Department of Medicine is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.

The anticipated start date is September 1, 2022.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and names and contact information of three referees to Heather Fraser, DoM Physician Resource Office, by email at Heather.Fraser@nshealth.ca

Closing date for applications is May 31, 2022