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DISCLAIMER:
The OAGS website complies with provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code 1990 in its editorial and advertising policies, and assumes no responsibility or endorses any claims or representation offered or expressed by advertisers. The OAGS urges readers to investigate thoroughly any opportunities advertised. All candidates should be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain specialty qualifications by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Prospective staff/locum surgeons' credentials should be confirmed by contacting the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. The website of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario offers some information as well: http://www.cpso.on.ca

 

VACANCIES & Fellowships

Brockville General Hospital
"NEW as of July 23, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Brockville General Hospital
Region: Eastern Ontario - community
Application Deadline: ongoing locum coverage
Start Time:
Duration: on going
Areas of Interest:
Remuneration: FFS plus HOCC
On Call: 1in 4
Existing Staff: 5 Anesthetists, 4 General Surgeons, 3 OB/GYN, 2 Ophthalmology, 3 Ortho, 2 Urologists
Contact Information: Carlene MacDonald, Physician Recruiter
Mailing Address: Brockville General Hospital, 75 Charles St., Brockville, ON K6V 1S8
Email: bghphysicianrecruitment@brockvillegeneralhospital.ca
Phone: 613-285-5057
Fax:
Website: https://www.brockvillegeneralhospital.ca
Other: Brockville General Hospital is a 138 bed community hospital serving a catchment area of 125,000. The city of Brockville is located 1 hour E of Kingston and 1 hour S of Ottawa.

Dryden Regional Health Centre
"NEW as of July 1, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time    (... as well as additional locum supports)
Hospital: Dryden Regional Health Centre
Region: Northwestern Ontario - Rural - Dryden
Application Deadline: August 29, 2020
Start Time: September 1, 2020
Duration: permanent full time
Areas of Interest:
Remuneration: Alternate Funding Arrangement with generous provisions for on call work.
On Call: 1 in 4
Existing Staff: 2 GP Anesthetists, One Family Physician with Extended Class Certification provides C-Section coverage.
Contact Information: Chuck Schmitt
Mailing Address: The 58 Goodall Street Dryden, Ontario P8N1P9 Canada
Email: cschmitt@drhc.on.ca
Phone: (807) 221-8299
Fax: (807) 223-7429
Website: http://www.drhc.on.ca
Other: The Dryden Regional Health Centre has two modern OR theatres with one fully integrated MIS suite, supported by a 24/7 Diagnostics Department featuring CT, Digital X-Ray and Ultrasound, on site lab services and an ER Department covered full time. Common procedures for our Surgeons include GI, bowel re-section, hernias, breast, skin and soft tissue surgery. GI endoscopy is an essential service and advanced skills in minimal access surgery is welcome. The Chief of Surgical Services in Dryden is Dr. Izabella Apriasz and practice specific questions can be directed to izabela.apriasz@gmail.com.

We are currently seeking locum supports as well; it's a great way to see the facility and determine potential fit for longer term work.

 

Cornwall Community Hospital
"NEW as of May 21, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Cornwall Community Hospital
Region: Eastern Ontario - Community - Cornwall
Application Deadline:
Start Time: October 5, 2020
Duration: flexible but ideally 6 months (full time temporary - mat leave)
Areas of Interest: endoscopy, community general surgery including colon and breast cancer
Remuneration: OHIP FFS and HOCC 
On Call: 1 in 5
Existing Staff: 4 general surgeons, 1 locum to cover extra call shifts
Contact Information: Dr. Leslie Stephens
Mailing Address: The Cumberland Clinic, 25 Cumberland Street, Cornwall, ON K6J4G8
Email: leslieanne.stephens@gmail.com
Phone: 613-295-7444
Fax:
Website: https://www.cornwallhospital.ca
Other: I am looking for a full-time locum to cover an upcoming maternity leave with an option to extend this into a temporary job-share upon return. No fellowship is required but proficiency in endoscopy would be an asset. Cornwall is a beautiful city located on the St. Lawrence River with a very supportive group of staff. Several of the hospital staff live in Montreal or Ottawa and commute (approx. 1 hour) to work and this is an option for the successful applicant as well. There is a potential for overnight accommodations to be covered during nights on-call if needed. The office is located 5 minutes from the hospital in a shared building with 2 other general surgeons. Please send your letter of intent and C.V. to the email provided.

 

NOTE: This job posting is currently is ON HOLD due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the recruitment process will resume after the pandemic.

Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
"NEW as of April 14, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
Region: Southern Ontario, Community - Orillia
Application Deadline:
Position Start Time:
Duration: permanent
Surgical Areas of Interest: Community Surgery
Remuneration: OHIP fee-for-service, HOCC
On Call: 1 in 5
Existing Staff: 4 surgeons
Contact Information: Pat Thor
Mailing Address:170 Colborne Street, Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3
Email: pathor@osmh.on.ca
Phone: 705-325-2201
Fax: 705-327-9169
Website: http://www.osmh.on.ca/
Other: A full-time general surgeon to provide general surgical care in a community setting. Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital has a young and vibrant medical staff that is committed to first-rate patient care. OSMH has all amenities required for a new general surgeon including fully equipped MIS suites, interventional radiology, and ERCP. Internal medicine support is available, and there is a closed intensive care unit. Work experience or fellowship training in MIS, colorectal, or surgical oncology preferred, but not required. New graduates are welcome to apply. ERCP and advanced endoscopy an asset.

 

Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital
"Updated Summer, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available:  Full Time & Locum positions
Hospital: Hôpital Notre-Dame Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - Rural/Community (Hearst)
Start Time: Immediately
Application Deadline: on-going
Areas of Interest: General Surgery, Endoscopy
Remuneration: MOH contract (established base funding + % of OHIP shadow billing), OnCall Stipend, HFO NRRR grant, other recruitment initiatives
On Call: to be determined with surgeon
Existing Staff: local GP anesthetist, dynamic/experienced nursing team, potential partnerships with other community OR programs
Contact Information: Marylène T. Comeau, Recruitment Coordinator
Email: comeaum@ndh.on.ca
Phone: (705) 372-2968
Contact Information: Jacques Doucet, CEO
Email: doucetj@ndh.on.ca
Phone: (705) 372-2907
Fax: (705) 372-2923
Website: www.ndh.on.ca; www.hearst.ca
Other: Notre-Dame Hospital is a modern 44-bed fully-accredited hospital which serves a population of some 10,000 people with its 160 full and part-time employees. Notre-Dame Hospital provides a wide range of health care programs and services: emergency, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, respiratory therapy, chemotherapy, ambulance services, acute care, chronic care, pharmacy, clinical nutrition, electrocardiography, physiotherapy, surgery, diabetes education. Specialty clinics in cardiology, internal medicine, pediatrics, urology, orthopedic, gynecology, ENT etc. are held on a regular basis. The team works in close relationship with several visiting specialists, the Timmins District Hospital, Sudbury Health Science North, and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center. Online Ad


Sensenbrenner Hospital - #2
"Updated Summer, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: Sensenbrenner Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - Rural (Kapuskasing)
Application Deadline:
Position Start Time: 2020
Duration: 1 year return of service position
Areas of Interest: C-section training
Remuneration: OHIP Fee for Service, Attractive Alternate Payment Plan (APP)
On Call: 1 in 2
Existing Staff: 1 General Surgeon, 1 GP/anaesthetist, 1 general internist
Contact Information: Nicole Hachez, Recruitment Coordinator or Dr. Jessica Kwapis
Mailing Address: Sensenbrenner Hospital, 101 Progress Crescent, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 3H5
Email: nhachez@senhosp.ca / jessicakwapis@gmail.com
Phone: 705-337-4090
Fax: 705-337-4091
Website: http://www.senhosp.ca
Other: 1 Year Return of Service includes:
-Free office space rental for 1 year
-Free housing for 1 year
-Competitive alternate payment plan.
-Eligible for the 1st year of the Northern & Rural Recruitment & Retention Initiative $ 45,760 8 weeks of vacation time/CME Hospital On Call Coverage (HOCC) stipend for on-call work (exact amount varies depending on number of surgeons and frequency of call).
-On call frequency 1:2-3 depending on local staffing and locum coverage. On-call is not typically very busy.
-Must have C-section training or be willing to acquire it. We may be able to assist in arranging this. Generous and flexible OR time availability

 

Ross Memorial Hospital
"Updated Summer, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Ross Memorial Hospital
Region: Southern Ontario - Community - Lindsay
Application Deadline: ongoing
Start Time:
Duration: ongoing (Ross Memorial Hospital implements a rotating roster of locums to fulfill a 1:4 call schedule. The need for locum coverage will be ongoing indefinitely.)
Areas of Interest: General Surgery (O.R. is equipped for advanced laparoscopic surgery)
Remuneration:  OHIP Fee-for-Service, locum stipend, mileage (.40c/Km), $50/day for meals and accommodations
On Call: 1 in 4
Existing Staff: 3 general surgeons, 4 anaesthetists, 2 ophthalmologists, 3 ortho, 2 ob/gyn
Contact Information: Denise Ellis, Exec Assistant to Chief of Staff
Mailing Address: Ross Memorial Hospital, 10 Angeline St. N., Lindsay, ON K9V 3M8
Email: denisee@rmh.org
Phone: 705-328-6111 (ext.4270)
Fax: 705-328-6178
Website: http://rmh.org
Other: Certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, you will provide locum on-call coverage. We have recently upgraded our CT and added a new MRI to the list of resources available to support the surgical department. The ROSS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL is a 175-bed community hospital serving a population of over 80,000 residents in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Located in the beautiful Kawarthas and only 128 km from Toronto, the area boasts an abundance of excellent educational and recreational facilities as well as a wide range of family and cultural amenities.

 

Lady Minto Hospital
"Updated Summer, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available:  Full Time
Hospital: Lady Minto Hospital
Region: Northeastern Ontario - Rural/Community (Cochrane)
Application Deadline: ongoing
Position Start Time: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Duration: permanent
Areas of Interest: Endoscopy, Lap Chole, Hernias, Appendectomy, Abscess, Carpal Tunnel Release, Vasectomy, Hemorrhoidectom, Pilonidal cystectomy, Emergency Bowel Resection
Remuneration: FFS, HOCC, NSAPP
On Call: 1 in 1
Existing Staff: 1 GP/Anesthetist plus OR suite staff
Contact Information: Sylvie Lavoie-Girard
Email: recruitment@micsgroup.com
Phone: 705-272-7200 ext. 2345
Fax: 705-258-2613
Website: www.micsgroup.com
Other: Lady Minto Hospital has an active general surgery department which has been "operating" with 1 General Surgeon and 1 GP/Anesthetist, and support staff. The scope of the O.R. services is very dependent on the General Surgeon's practice, and there is certainly a great deal of opportunity for the new Surgeon coming into the role.

Toronto Outpatients Medical Clinic
"Updated as of Summer, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Positions Available:  Part Time/Casual and Full Time
Hospital: Toronto Outpatients Medical Clinic
Region: Southern Ontario (Mississauga) - Urban
Application Deadline: ongoing
Start Time: IMMEDIATELY
Areas of Interest: General Surgery
Remuneration:  To Be Discussed - Competitive
Existing Staff: More than 70 doctors (Family Physicians, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine)
On Call: None
Contact Information: Angela Sammut
Phone: 647-606-4399
Fax:
Email: info@torontooutpatients.com
Website: www.torontooutpatients.com
Other: The clinic hours are 8am-11pm, 7 days a week including holidays. The clinic is set up as an outpatient multi-specialty facility with different clinics running concomitantly. Patients present to the clinic on a walk-in and urgent care basis with an average number of 450 patients per day.

Sensenbrenner Hospital - #1
"Updated Summer, 2020"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: Sensenbrenner Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - Rural (Kapuskasing)
Application Deadline: (on-going)
Start Time: Immediate
Duration: 5 year return of service
Areas of Interest: Broad-based community general surgery, endoscopy, C-sections and D+C
Remuneration: OHIP Fee for Service, Attractive Alternate Payment Plan (APP)  
On Call: 1 in 2
Existing Staff: 1 General Surgeon and 1 GP/A
Contact Information: Dr. Jessica Kwapis, General Surgeon and Nicole Hachez, Recruitment Coordinator
Mailing Address: 101 Progress Crescent, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 3H5
Email: drjessicakwapis@gmail.com ; nhachez@senhosp.ca
Phone: 705-337-4090
Fax: 705-337-4091
Website: http://www.senhosp.ca
Other: Looking for a full time General Surgeon to join a growing surgical practice and a collegial physician group in Kapuskasing. Candidates MUST be Independent CPSO-certified. This is an opportunity to practice true Community General Surgery, with an expanding range of cases. C-section experience is an asset but not absolutely required. Can be learned. The presence of a full time Internist on-site, as well as involvement with the Virtual Critical Care (VCC) program in Sudbury, allows for the care of patients with some comorbidities, through more complex medical patients are referred.

Office sharing is an option, including use of existing EMR and administrative staff in the current surgical office if desired. Teaching opportunities are readily available with on-site NOSM medical students and family practice residents, as well as possible future links with the NOSM General Surgery residency program. Faculty appointment is available through NOSM.

Kapuskasing is a true northern Ontario community, with ample options for year-round outdoor recreation in a beautiful setting. The practice can be tailored to allow for excellent work-life balance. With a large francophone community, French language ability is an asset but not necessary. We offer a generous incentive package, including assistance with relocation. Competitive alternate payment plan.

 

NOTE: The O.A.G.S. does not offer a job placement program. However, we will provide an on-line venue on which ads can be placed. This will be offered to both those individuals who are seeking and/or institutions and communities that are offering a general surgical position within the province of Ontario.

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DISCLAIMER:
The OAGS website complies with provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code 1990 in its editorial and advertising policies, and assumes no responsibility or endorses any claims or representation offered or expressed by advertisers. The OAGS urges readers to investigate thoroughly any opportunities advertised. All candidates should be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain specialty qualifications by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Prospective staff/locum surgeons' credentials should be confirmed by contacting the Royal College info@royalcollege.ca / 1-800-668-3740. The website of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario offers some information as well: http://www.cpso.on.ca.

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