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Moving Medicine Forward

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The Division of Cardiology at The Ottawa Hospital/University of Ottawa is recruiting academic and / or community based cardiologists. Successful candidates will have hospital privileges for in-patient care at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Out-patient care will be based at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital with potential for office based practice where a full range of diagnostic cardiology is available. A full range of non-invasive cardiac diagnostics are available.  Each cardiologist provides approximately 6 weeks of in-patient service working with residents and medical students. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in a variety of education


The Ottawa Hospital is a 1150 bed tertiary-care hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at four inpatient sites (Civic, General, Heart Institute, and the Rehabilitation Centre) and one ambulatory centre (Riverside).  There are appoximately 50,000 inpatient admissions, 160,000 emergency visits and over one million outpatient visits annually.


Nine cardiologists provide inpatient cardiology service at the General Campus and outpatient cardiology at the General and Riverside Campuses including shared coverage of non-invasive cardiac diagnostics. We have a strong relationship with the Ottawa Cardiovascular Center which offers the opportunity to combine private practice cardiology in a state of the art out-patient facility including office based cardiac imaging with an academic appointment as a clinician teacher.





Candidates must hold the FRCPC in Internal Medicine with subsequent certification in Cardiology or equivalent specialty certification. Candidates with advanced training in echocardiography (level III or equivalent) are preferred. Successful candidates will be eligible to hold an academic appointment at the University of Ottawa within the Department of Medicine where clinician teachers are valued and recognized for excellence and scholarly contributions in medical education and clinical care. For candidates with an interest in research, opportunities include but are not limited to cardio-oncology, peri-operative cardiology and medical education.


Job Benefits

The income for this position is derived from a variety of sources including but not limited to clinical billings (fee-for-service), salary support (AFP/APP) as well as honorariums/stipends.  Health and welfare benefits including extended health, dental and disability insurance as well as life insurance are offered to full-time physicians.

The city of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.


The Department of Medicine is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in our work environment. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous persons, visible minorities members (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, members of the LGBTQ2+ community as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references (suitable candidates will later be asked to provide three letters of reference) to Dr. Chris Johnson at .

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Healthcare and Education
Job Location
501 Smyth Road
Base Salary
Date posted
November 30, 2021
Valid through
January 24, 2022
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