Academic Cardiac Surgeon – Locum

The Division of Cardiac Surgery at Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health are seeking to hire a Cardiac surgeon for a two month locum (to be determined) to be based at the QEII Health Sciences Center (QEII HSC), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  The QEII HSC is the tertiary and quaternary care referral center for approximately two million people in the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. 

The successful candidate will join 9 other surgical specialists in our University based academic clinical practice.  To qualify, the candidate must be certified in Cardiac Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is expected to have skills in coronary artery bypass grafting, mitral valve replacement/repair, aortic valve replacement, Bentall procedures and Type A repairs.  The candidate will also have VAD/Transplant training at the fellowship level and experience in the intensive care unit is mandatory.  The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia.

The successful applicant will report to the Head of the Division of Cardiac Surgery.  We value maintaining a working environment that is optimal for the delivery of excellent health care.   

The Department of Surgery commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The department encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Applications, accompanied by a CV and names of three referees, will be accepted until November 30, 2023 and should be sent to:          

Dr. Jeremy Wood
Head, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII HSC
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7
Email [email protected]