Currently, several positions are available for primary care physicians in the area, particularly for those interested in providing care (ER/Inpatient/and/or Anesthesia) in the Meaford hospital.
The Meaford Hospital site is part of Grey Bruce Health Services Corporation which operates six sites. The level-2 referral centre is located in Owen Sound and includes a full range of specialists for consultations and state-of-the-art diagnostics including CT and MRI. Meaford has 15 beds for inpatient care, has high seasonal volumes in its Emergency Department and performs over 1,000 in-hospital procedures annually. This facility is a vital healthcare lifeline for residents and visitors to Meaford and the surrounding four-season recreational area.
Currently doctors work as a Family Health Organization (FHO); family physicians practice in their own offices in Meaford or at the Blue Mountains Community Health Centre in Thornbury and at the Don Bumstead & Family Medical Centre in Meaford.
The FHO provides 24/7 Emergency Department coverage, inpatient care, assists with in-hospital procedures and look after two long-term nursing care homes.
Eligible for or hold an independent licence to practice in Ontario.
Underserviced area – eligibility for the NRRR1 incentives through the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
About the Family Medicine Department:
Each of GBHS’ six hospitals has a family medicine department. There are independent, group and clinic models of practice across the corporation. In the rural hospitals, family physicians provide 24/7 emergency coverage and GP anesthesia in three hospitals. The urban hospital in Owen Sound includes a small number of family physicians who continue with emergency and obstetrics practices, in addition to their office practices and inpatient care.
If you are interested in this position please contact:
Trish Herrick; Director Medical Affairs
Phone #: (519) 376-2121