Academic Hospital and /or Community Based Cardiologists

Competition No.:
Posting Date:
August 14, 2017
Closing Date:
Monday 30 April, 2018
Start Date:

* Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM EST on the closing date (Monday 30 April, 2018)

The Division of Cardiology at the University of Ottawa/Ottawa Hospital is recruiting academic hospital and/or community based cardiologists.Successful candidates will have hospital privileges for in-patient care at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Out-patient care will be based at the General and Riverside Campuses and /or The Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre. A full range of non-invasive cardiac diagnostics are available. Graduates with level III echocardiography training are preferred, but all clinical and non-invasive subspecialty interests will be considered. Successful candidates will hold an academic appointment at the University of Ottawa within the Department of Medicine where clinician teachers are valued and recognized for excellence and scholarly contributions. For candidates with an interest in research, opportunities include but are not limited to cardiooncology, peri-operative cardiology and medical education. The Ottawa Hospital is one of the largest teaching hospitals in North America. Nine cardiologists provide inpatient cardiology service at the General Campus and outpatient cardiology at the General and Riverside Campuses including shared coverage of non-invasive cardiac diagnostics. We have a strong relationship with the Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre which offers the opportunity to combine private practice cardiology in a state of the art outpatient facility including office based cardiac imaging with an academic appointment as a clinician teacher. Each cardiologist provides approximately 6 weeks of in-patient service working with residents and medical students.


Successful candidates will be expected to participate in a variety of education and academic opportunities and initiatives at the University of Ottawa.Practicing physicians and cardiology trainees finishing in the next 1-3 years are encouraged to apply by email to Dr. Chris Johnson at

Practice profile will be negotiated on the basis of expected academic and clinical deliverables.  The income for this position is derived from a variety of sources including but not limited to clinical billings (fee-for-service), salary support (AFP/APP) as well as honorariums/stipends.  Health and welfare benefits including extended health, dental and disability insurance as well as life insurance are offered to full-time physicians.