Ophthalmologist (Full Time)

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Full-Time Ophthalmology Position

The Section of Ophthalmology within the Division of Surgery, Lakeridge Health Corporation is now seeking a full time community comprehensive ophthalmologist, who meets the definition of a new graduate, according to the Ministry of Health guidelines.  The new candidate will join a busy and vibrant group, providing ophthalmology care to the entire Region of Durham.  This position will commence on July 1st, 2019. Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the CPSO, and must have completed a recognized Ophthalmology residency, with FRCSC certification.  Subspecialty training is not required, but an interest in glaucoma or uveitis would be an asset.  Candidates must be prepared to work within the Durham Region.

Job responsibilities will include medical ophthalmology, management of glaucoma patients, screening and following Retinopathy of Prematurity at the Oshawa Hospital NICU, cataract surgery, access to yag, SLT and retinal laser, as well as providing call coverage on a rotating basis for all 5 hospitals that comprise Lakeridge Health Corporation (Ajax-Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa, Port Perry and Bowmanville).   Lakeridge Health Corporation has partnered with Queen's University Medical School, and as a result of this, there will be opportunities for teaching and mentoring medical students and resident trainees.  A fully equipped cataract suite and laser clinic are available at the Bowmanville Hospital, where all procedures are carried out.

Please submit letters of interest, along with an updated CV and names of 3 references to Dr. J. Dickie (Chief of Surgery) and Dr. N. Baziuk (Chief of Section).  Email:  mdcv@lakeridgehealth.on.ca

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 (905) 576-8711 x3720.