Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Cardiology

Role and Facility Information

Island Health’s Department of Cardiology has an opportunity for a full time Implanting Cardiologist to join an existing cardiologist and a group of dedicated cardiac internists and intensivists at NRGH to establish a Heart Health Division in Nanaimo, which will be part of a well-established 26 member Division of Cardiology in Victoria.

Eligible applicants must hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Cardiology and demonstrate competency in all aspects of cardiology. Completion of training in pacemaker implants, programming and follow-up will be an asset, but if not complete training in this area for the successful applicant could be made available. 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.

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.

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Fee for Service and MOCAP On-call
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The bustling city of Nanaimo is located on a harbour on the east coast of Vancouver Island, approximately 110 kilometres north of Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city. Boasting a diversified economy, the city is now a regional centre for technology, manufacturing, tourism, retail, health and government services. Nanaimo offers an attractive quality of life, with a relaxed island culture, friendly people and affordable housing.

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