Stroke Neurology Practice

Stroke Neurology Practice Opportunity

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 Service of Neurology at HSN is currently recruiting a full time permanent Neurologist with stroke fellowship training to complement 3 full-time Neurologists presently practicing in Sudbury. There is an active Neurology Department situated on site providing EEGs, EMGs, and Evoked Potential Testing with access to CT Scanning and MRI testing. HSN is also the main campus of the Northeastern Ontario Stroke Program with an acute stroke program, dedicated stroke team, and secondary prevention clinic.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the assessment and follow-up of patients at HSN’s Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic and be expected to participate in: Acute Stroke Thrombolysis call, urgent consultations of TIAs in the Emergency Department, delivery of core neurology rotations for Internal Medicine residents, and in the regional Stroke Neurology on-call schedule should Telestroke be inaccessible. These inpatient services will be completed at Health Sciences North (41 Ramsey Lake Road).

Candidates must have obtained specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) in Neurology, and be independently licensed or eligible for licensure in Ontario; qualified restricted and academically licensed physicians will also be considered on a case by case basis. English language skills are required, French skills would be considered an asset.

Remuneration is competitive with other facilities, average compensation ranges from $250,000– 350,000 per year via fee-for-service billings to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).

The successful applicant will be required to seek academic appointment at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), and become involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Research opportunities are also available with HSN’s 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 Visit 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!

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to the Medical Affairs office, by e-mail to medcareers@hsnsudbury.ca or by fax to 705-523-7041.

HSN thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.