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Sydney, Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is currently seeking a full time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to provide surgical and clinical care in Cape Breton.  Based at the Sydney Regional Hospital, the individual would be an autonomous, patient oriented, team player. Sub-specialty training and experience would be a welcome asset. 

The OR has a new Zeiss microscope with Callisto Eye system for Premium IOLs, an Alcon phaco machine and an outstanding surgical support staff.  There is one full day per week of OR time available for local procedures. The ambulatory care centre has Zeiss Cirrus OCT, fluoroscein angiography, Argon and YAG lasers as well as excellent clinic support staff including a COMT and nursing.  One day per week is available for injections, lasers and minor procedures.  Orthoptic services are available locally. 

The Ophthalmologist should be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Support is available for site visits and relocation. 



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