Island Health’s Department of Cardiology has an opportunity for a full time General Cardiologist to join three existing cardiologists and a group of dedicated cardiac internists and intensivists at NRGH to establish a Heart Health Division in Nanaimo.
Applicants must be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Cardiology and demonstrate competency in all aspects of cardiology. The successful candidate will have obligations including coverage of both coronary care unit and cardiology wards. On call responsibilities are for cardiology on call coverage only. Additional training if required to develop device management expertise is available through the affiliated electrophysiology and device management group at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria.
Academic affiliation and teaching opportunities are available through the University of British Columbia, Island Medical Program. This practice exists within a rich environment with learners ranging from medical students to fellows.
As soon as possible
Nanaimo, population 90,000, is a growing and vibrant urban centre situated on the east coast
of Vancouver Island, located approximately 100 kilometers north of Victoria and offers
excellent access via commercial flights, float plane or ferry to Vancouver. The community
offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including the 800 seat
waterfront Port Theatre, the Vancouver Island University and is adjacent renowned private
Nanaimo is the outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, providing year round access to a wide array of
recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking,
running and golfing. Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in
North America, has excellent downhill, snowboarding and cross country skiing.
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Interested candidates please submit your CV, letter of interest, and the names of three references to:
Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
• FRCPC or FRCPC eligible (Cardiology)
• Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC