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Cardiac Intensive Care Position

Nova Scotia Health Authority
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7
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Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University, Division of Cardiac Surgery, are seeking to fill a position for part-time coverage of the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Queen Elisabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The ideal candidate will be a graduate of a Canadian medical school or equivalent and must hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) in the specialty of Cardiac Surgery, Anesthesia and/or Critical Care. The ICU manages over 1000 post-operative cardiac surgical cases (open and catheter-based) a year. The successful applicant is responsible for coverage of the ICU for a total of 10 weeks a year and will provide state-of-the-art critical care patient management and procedures including advanced airway management, percutaneous tracheotomy, bronchoscopy, point-of-care ultrasound, TEE, treatment of acute renal failure including CRRT, advanced hemodynamic management including IABP, LVAD, RVAD and ECMO/ECPR. The Attending is expected to play an active educator role in the education of undergraduate medical students, residents and fellows of the Division of Cardiac Surgery and nursing staff (e.g. simulator training) of the ICU. The successful applicant will report to the Director of Cardiac Surgery ICU and the Head of the Division of Cardiac Surgery. Compensation is through participation in the Dalhousie University, Department of Surgery, Academic Funding Plan (AFP). Opportunity for more weeks of coverage may be available. 

The Department of Surgery is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.  The Department of Surgery encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. 

Applications, accompanied by a CV and names of three referees, will be accepted until June 1, 2020 and should be sent to:   

Edgar George Chedrawy MD, MSc, MHA, FRCSC, FACS, CPE

Head, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Associate Professor of Surgery and Health Administration, Dalhousie University

QE II Health Sciences Center, Room 2006, Halifax Infirmary Site

1796 Summer Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3A7

Tel: 1(902)473-5590  Fax: 1(902)425-3128



Posted: 2020-05-04 Expires: 2020-06-03

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