Cardiothoracic Radiology Practice Opportunities

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Cardiothoracic Radiology Practice Opportunities

Join Northeastern Ontario’s health care leader

Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) is recruiting health care professionals who have a keen interest in affecting change within its dynamic health care system. As the tertiary care referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, HSN serves a catchment population of over 600,000 residents.

The Department of Medical Imaging at Health Sciences North is currently recruiting a permanent full-time Radiologist with Cardiothoracic Fellowship training. The Department offers flexibility in scheduling, a medically diverse environment, and an opportunity for great personal and professional growth.

The Medical Imaging Department at HSN uses state of the art equipment to preform both diagnostic and interventional procedures, allowing patients of Northeastern Ontario access closer to home. Each year, we perform over 12,900 chest CTs, and more than 300 CT-guided lung biopsies. Cardiac CTs, CT coronary angiograms and Ca scoring are also preformed on a routine basis, the demand is increasing. Our cardiac MRI program is growing with the installation of our second MRI, a Siemens 3T VIDA , our current demand exceeds 200 cardiac MRI examinations performed annually at HSN.

The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with cardiologists, respirologists and thoracic surgeons in building up both chest and cardiac radiology programs at HSN. The ideal candidate is fellowship-trained in Cardiothoracic Radiology and should possess a broad range of skills including ability to interpret radiographs, ultrasound, CT and MRIs. The ideal candidate also should be capable of performing ultrasound- and CT-guided procedures including biopsies and abscess drainages, microcoil placements, among other minor non-vascular interventional procedures. Inpatient services will be completed at the HSN main site (41 Ramsey lake Road, Sudbury, ON).  Average compensation ranges from $400,000-$500,000 per year via fee-for-service billings through the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain speciality qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Qualified restricted or academically licensed physicians will also be considered on a case by case basis. English language skills are required, French language skills would be considered an asset.

All physicians are expected to seek academic appointment at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine University (NOSM U), and become involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Research opportunities are also available with HSN’s affiliated research institute, HSNRI.

If you are currently practicing or within one year of graduating, and are interested in opportunities in Sudbury, the Ministry of Health’s Community Assessment Program will cover travel and accommodation expenses for both you and your spouse to come and explore the practice opportunity and the City of Greater Sudbury.

Come discover Sudbury’s exceptional quality of life, abundant lakes, parklands and extensive recreational opportunities! Sudbury is a bilingual and multicultural community, and offers a variety of excellent elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education institutions. Physicians who practice full-time in Sudbury may be eligible for attractive financial incentives.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to the Medical Affairs Office  by e-mail to [email protected]