Implanting Cardiologist

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Fee for Service
MOCAP On-call
Community Information

Nanaimo (population 87,000) is a growing, vibrant, and family-oriented community with proximity to Victoria and Vancouver. 
Access to amazing recreational activities, and one of the best climates in Canada, make this an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts.  Nearby Mt. Washington offers excellent downhill and cross-country facilities and frequently boasts the deepest snow pack in North America.

Nanaimo offers a wide array of cultural and education opportunities including an 800-seat theatre, the Vancouver Island University and adjacent renowned private schools!

Job Summary

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.


Education, Training and Experience

• FRCPC Cardiology
• Eligible for Full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC


Qualified candidates please forward your CV, cover letter and names of three references to:

Melissa Allen, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Email:  physicians@viha.ca  Fax:  (250) 716-7747

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest and only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of individual applications or resumes.