Paediatric Cardiologist – Labatt Family Heart Centre

Job Description

DIVISION OF CARDIOLOGY

THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN

Staff Paediatric Cardiologist with specialist interest in Electrophysiology

The Labatt Family Heart Centre

Effective immediately The Division of Cardiology is seeking a full-time permanent faculty position for a staff paediatric cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in Electrophysiology in the Labatt Family Heart Centre – Cardiology Division at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children: affiliated with the University of Toronto.

The Labatt Family Heart Centre brings together significant interdisciplinary and inter-professional activities within Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiovascular (CV) Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiovascular Research and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs, thus allowing the Heart Centre to address the needs of patients and families from fetal life through to adulthood. The Heart Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children promotes these activities through seamless integration of research activities, academic performance and exemplary clinical care.

The primary role of the Electrophysiologist will be to focus on providing excellence in clinical care, education, and research in the field of paediatric electrophysiology. The successful applicant will be expected to treat children with arrhythmias, perform invasive electrophysiology procedures, teach our fellows, and undertake innovative and impactful research. We anticipate some requirement for additional service provision in general in-patient and out-patient cardiology.

Applicants must have completed subspecialty training in paediatric electrophysiology and will report to the Division Head, Cardiology, Labatt Family Heart Centre. Exceptional qualified candidates may be eligible for a leadership role in the Electrophysiology Section.

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($255,000-333,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement outlining current and future clinical and research interests. Applicants should also request (at least) three referees to submit letters (signed and on letterhead) directly to the department via email to: [email protected].

To apply online, please visit our website at www.sickkids.ca.

For additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see http://www.sickkids.ca/paediatrics/. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Meagan Cameira, Executive Assistant to the Chair at [email protected] or 416.613.6122.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The children and families we care for are from a variety of communities, and so are our employees. We welcome and encourage everyone to join our organization and be part of our team.

When requested, SickKids will provide access and inclusion supports to eligible candidates to support their full engagement during the interview and assessment process. Information received related to access or inclusion will be addressed confidentially.

Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a health care institution, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our patients, families and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon you submitting proof that you have been fully vaccinated with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible and no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date, in addition to satisfying any other condition(s) that may be set out in an offer. If a candidate fails to satisfy this condition (or any other condition(s) set out in an offer), any offer of employment shall be immediately rescinded.

How to Apply

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Job Category: Cardiologist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Canada Toronto

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