Exciting opportunity in MSK radiology

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2022


(With Section Head Opportunity)

The Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is seeking a fellowship-trained musculoskeletal radiologist for a full-time position starting April 1st, 2023, or thereafter to join the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section of a department of approximately 60 sub-specialty radiologists. The candidates 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 a Section Member or Section Head, the successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of a highly efficient team for providing dedicated musculoskeletal expertise supporting strong programs in ER/trauma, orthopaedic surgery, oncology, rheumatology, physiatry and sports medicine. S/he will have broad musculoskeletal skills in all modalities including radiography, ultrasound, CT and MRI. The candidate will also perform a wide range of image guided interventional procedures, including biopsies, aspirations, arthrograms and spine injections. Skills and/or interest in scholarly activity and research is considered a strong asset.

S/he 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 five 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 to Dr. Richard Aviv, Head/Chair – Department of Medical Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital, Box 232, 501 Smyth Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA, K1H 8L6; Tel: 613-737-8571; Fax: 613-737-8830; Email: raviv@toh.ca.

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