Interventional Radiologist - Sydney

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: Sydney, NS, CA, B1L 1A5

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 35896 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 400,000 - 450,000 

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program 

For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca

 

About the Opportunity

The Department of Diagnostic Imaging at Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) seeks to recruit a full time Radiologist with Interventional Radiology (IR) sub-specialty.  The successful applicant will be1 of 2 Interventional Radiologists and part of a group of 8 Radiologist at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital serving the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the surrounding communities with a catchment area of over 150,000. This position is full time with teaching opportunities. There is an on call requirement.

Cape Breton Regional Hospital is a 250 bed tertiary care institution that provides a broad range of medical care to patients in the Eastern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.  Radiology service at Cape Breton Regional Hospital is equipped to provide a full range of diagnostic imaging. The Interventional Radiology service provided at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital is vital service for the area. Planned expansion of services in Cape Breton will increase IR work in the near future. Expansion of the Cape Breton Cancer Center and a new CT in emergency department are only a few of the progressive changes happening at Cape Breton Regional Hospital. You will work closing with colleagues throughout the province.

Services:

  • anesthesiology 
  • cancer and supportive care
  • cardiac respiratory
  • diabetes education services
  • diagnostic imaging (general and specialized radiography, ultrasound, MRI, CT, mammography, vascular intervention, bone densitometry, fluoroscopy, and other)
  • dialysis
  • emergency medicine
  • general surgery
  • geriatric assessment and rehabilitation
  • intensive care unit
  • internal medicine
  • laboratory services
  • maternal/child support services
  • mental health and addiction services
  • neonatal care
  • nutrition and diabetic counseling
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • occupational therapy
  • ophthalmology
  • otolaryngology 
  • palliative care
  • physiotherapy
  • plastic surgery
  • social work
  • spiritual and religious care
  • volunteer services

Responsibilities

  • provide hospital support and call support as required
  • contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Expected Hours

  • full-time 
  • on call requirement 

Qualifications

Community Details

Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)!

Sydney is the historic capital of Cape Breton and largest urban centre on the island. From the harbourfront boardwalk complete with buskers and visiting cruise ships to the world’s largest fiddle, Sydney will be sure to charm you! Physicians and their families build rewarding lives and careers in Cape Breton; see for yourself, here! It is in convenient proximity to all the major attractions on the Island like the world famous Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in the beautiful village of Baddeck, and 6 amazing golf courses! You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We have a full array of shops, restaurants, services, entertainment and amenities. In addition, the region remains young and vibrant as it is home to Cape Breton University.

Music is a large part of our Scottish cultural background. Sydney is surrounded by many smaller communities, each one offering its own uniqueness to an interested person. Here, kitchen parties are a way of life and you’re never too far from the beautiful Highlands that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. You will experience the view of a lifetime around every corner, and surround yourself with the friendliest people in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.

Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine.
 

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.


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