Position Precis:

The Department of Hospitalist Medicine is looking to expand its complement of permanent physicians. Supported by 1 full-time Nurse Practitioner, our team schedules three Hospitalists per weekday. Full-time physicians average 34 weeks per year; part-time opportunities are also available. Flexible scheduling is encouraged and supported.

Qualifications:

Interested candidates should be CCFP and have an independent license to practice in Ontario.

A minimum of 2 weeks locum coverage is recommended as part of the recruitment process.

Remuneration:

Competitive daily stipend.

HOCC allowance.

FFS evening and weekend billings.

Hospital based office and computer provided.

Relocation allowance and other recruitment incentives for permanent physicians.

Date Available:

Immediate

Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the Hospitalist Medicine Department:

Hospitalists provide care for non-critical care medical and/or surgical patients over the age of 18. On-Call support also includes rehabilitation and psychogeriatric units, plus healthy newborns on weekends. Each Hospitalist carries a maximum patient load between 15 to 20 patients. The average on-call commitment includes 2 weeknights and 1 in 4 weekends. There is excellent support from consultant specialists and the emergency department, as well 24-hour labs and comprehensive diagnostic imaging (CT, MRI, PACS capability). Educational affiliations with the Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry provide a wide range of teaching opportunities.

If you are interested in this position please contact:

Trish Herrick, Director, Medical Affairs
Phone #: (519) 376-2121
Extension: 2949
therrick@gbhs.on.ca

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