Employment Opportunity: Cardiothoracic Radiologist

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022

Cardiothoracic Radiologist

The Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is seeking a fellowship trained Cardiothoracic radiologist for a full-time position starting July 3, 2023 to join the Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging Sections of a department of approximately 60 sub-specialty radiologists. Radiologists with fellowship training in Thoracic Radiology may also apply. The candidate will serve the three campuses of The Ottawa Hospital, the core adult teaching hospital for the University of Ottawa, as well as affiliated community hospitals and ancillary programs.

As part of the Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging Sections, the successful candidate will be responsible to work collaboratively within a highly efficient team providing dedicated Cardiothoracic expertise and interpreting in- and out-patient studies. The candidate will require broad skills in all relevant modalities, including radiography, CT , and MRI. The candidate should excel at various thoracic procedures including thoracic biopsies and small bore chest tube insertions. The successful candidate will provide consultations for the full spectrum of Cardiothoracic diseases. Skills and/or interest in scholarly activity and research are required.

They will be expected to be a supportive team player, with a strong commitment to patient care, quality improvement, research and teaching. The successful candidate will hold certification in Diagnostic Radiology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or international equivalent.

As the central hub of an integrated regional health system and Canada’s largest teaching and research hospital, TOH is a level 1 trauma, 1,200-bed tertiary, academic health sciences centre serving a population of 1.2M. The Ottawa Hospital is the core adult teaching hospital for the University of Ottawa.

The Department of Medical Imaging, at The Ottawa Hospital is one of 5 departments or divisions and three hospital groups contributing to the academic mission of the Department of Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics, within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. The Department of Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics comprises 58 Radiologists, 22 Radiation Oncologists, 18 Medical Physicists, 5 scientists (with skills in virtual reality, imaging processing and artificial intelligence), 1 educationalist, 47 residents, and 30 fellows. The Department has an established record of recognized excellence in postgraduate, graduate, and undergraduate Medical Imaging education. The Department oversees a Preclinical Imaging Core equipped with 7T MRI, IVIS, Ultrasound, and PET-CT facilitating basic science research. The affiliated Ottawa Hospital Research Institute provides world-class research support and opportunities for collaborative translational Medical Imaging research.

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to diversity. We strongly encourage applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ persons, bilingual persons (French and English) and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to Faculty members in their second official language.

Please submit a letter of intent and CV, with subject line cardiothoracic radiology position, prior to February 10, 2023 to Dr. Richard Aviv, Head/Chair – Department of Medical Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital, Box 232, 501 Smyth Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA, K1H 8L6; Email: raviv@toh.ca.

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