Academic Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist

Salary:
$275,000-$425,000
Competition No.:
DOC-20160427
Posting Date:
May 2, 2017
Closing Date:
Friday 7 July, 2017
Start Date:
Friday 7 July, 2017

* Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM EST on the closing date (Friday 7 July, 2017)

The Division of Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute seeks a full-time academic Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist.

The candidate would fulfill a clinical and academic role as either a clinician-educator or a clinician-investigator.

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has one of the most dynamic advanced heart disease programs in Canada with a dedicated heart failure service, pulmonary hypertension clinic and an active transplant and mechanical circulatory support program with approximately 500 transplants and 100 devices in the last 20 years. A wide variety of research opportunities exists in clinical and basic science including clinical trials, mechanistic studies, integrated research with biomarkers and imaging, proteomics and genomics. Educational opportunities include a heart failure fellowship program and one of the leading cardiology training programs in Canada.

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is a large tertiary academic centre providing cardiovascular care to Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.

The city of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.

Candidates must hold their FRCPC in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Cardiology or equivalent and have had training in heart failure with experience in transplant and mechanical circulatory support (MCS). The successful applicant must be licensed to practice medicine in Ontario; have, or be eligible for, certification in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; be a member of the Canadian Medical Protective Association; and, be eligible for a University of Ottawa academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. Candidates must hold their FRCPC in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Cardiology or equivalent and have had training in heart failure with experience in transplant and mechanical circulatory support (MCS). Past experience teaching medical students and residents is required. Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset.

Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.

Clinical work will include in-patient heart failure service, and outpatient clinics including heart function, transplant and MCS and may include right heart catheterization and cardiac biopsies. Experience with MRI would be considered an asset. Approximately 2-4 weeks/year of general cardiology service is also expected.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references (suitable candidates will later be asked to provide three letters of reference) to:

Lisa Marie Mielniczuk, MD MSC FRCPC

Director Advanced Heart Diseases Program

Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant

Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension

Associate Professor Medicine

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

P: 613-761-4059

E: lmielniczuk@ottawaheart.ca