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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

 

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The Ottawa Hospital / University of Ottawa
"NEW as of April 22, 2021"

Wanted: Breast Surgical Oncologist
Position Available: Breast Surgical Oncologist, Division of General Surgery (FT Academic Surgeon)
Hospital: The Ottawa Hospital / University of Ottawa
Region: urban - academic
Application Deadline:  June 30, 2021
Position Start Time:  October, 2021
Duration:  Permanent Full Time
Areas of Interest: Breast Surgical Oncology or surgical oncology with emphasis on breast surgery, acute care general surgery, research, and teaching
Remuneration: Fee for Service, Salary range: $250,000 - $400,000 annually 
On Call:  TBA
Existing Staff: 
Contact Information: Dr. Erin Cordeiro MD MSc FRCSC, Breast Surgical Oncologist, The Ottawa Hospital c/o Deanna Fraser
Mailing Address: Division of General Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, 1053 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9 Canada
Email: defraser@toh.ca
Phone: T: 613-737-8899 ext 75141
Fax:F: 613-737-8993
Website: http://www.toh.ca
Other: The Department of Surgery at The Ottawa Hospital/ University of Ottawa is inviting applications for a permanent position in the Division of General Surgery. We seek a full-time, academic Breast Surgical Oncologist, at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will have completed a residency program in general surgery as well as fellowship training in breast surgical oncology or surgical oncology with an emphasis on breast surgery. In addition to an elective breast surgical oncology practice, the surgeon will have the option of taking general surgical call and work on the acute care surgery service. As well, the surgeon will be expected to engage in education, research and quality initiatives. e income for this position is derived from a variety of sources including but not limited to clinical billings (fee-forservice). Health and welfare benefits including extended health, dental and disability insurance as well as life insurance are offered to full-time surgeons.

The Ottawa Hospital is a 1150 bed tertiary-care hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at four inpatient sites (Civic, General, Heart Institute and the Rehabilitation Centre) and one ambulatory centre (Riverside). There are approximately 50,000 inpatient admission, 160,000 emergency visits and over one million outpatient visits annually.

REQUIREMENTS
• The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher
• The candidate must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
• The candidate must have coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA).
• The successful candidate must have demonstrated outstanding knowledge, skills and ethical standards as evidenced by strong letters of reference
• Candidate with a Masters or PhD will be strongly considered

Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and three reference letters to the contact listed above. Application deadline is June 30th, 2021.

 

The Ottawa Hospital Breast Health Center / University of Ottawa
"NEW as of April 22, 2021"

Wanted: Breast Surgical Fellow (1 position available)
Position Available: Breast Surgical Oncology Oncoplastic and Research Fellowship
Hospital: The Ottawa Hospital
Region: urban - academic
Application Deadline: June 10, 2021 (interviews in June/results in July)
Position Start Time:  July 1 or August 1, 2022
Duration:
Areas of Interest: Breast Surgical Oncology, Oncoplastic Surgery and Research
Remuneration: 
On Call:
Existing Staff: 
Contact Information: Dr. Angel Arnaout, Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Director
Mailing Address: TOH, CW 1606 Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, 501 Smyth Road OTTAWA, Ontario K2C 4H2 Canada
Email: anarnaout@toh.ca
Phone: (613) 737-8899 ext. 79071
Fax:
Website: http://www.toh.ca
Other: The University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery in conjunction with The Ottawa Hospital Breast Health Center are seeking applicants for the Breast Surgical Oncology Oncoplastic and Research Fellowship, commencing July 1st or August 1st, 2022. The Ottawa Hospital is a high-volume tertiary care centre which performs over 900 breast cancer surgeries per year, in three main hospital sites. The highlight of this multidisciplinary fellowship will be a focus on oncoplastic breast surgical techniques for general surgeons who are intending to focus a major part of their practice in breast surgical oncology. The fellowship will include exposure to primary breast reconstruction as well as rotations through various disciplines involved in management of breast disease; with a goal of providing a high volume interdisciplinary training experience designed to meet the fellow’s individual educational needs. Candidates who are accepted into the program will also be involved in community outreach, continuing medical education, and research. Research will be supported, and the fellow will be expected to contribute a research project suitable for presentation and publication during their fellowship. The fellowship duration will generally be one-year, but can be extended to two years based on specific educational needs and desire for possible masters degree. The successful candidate will be expected to have completed general surgical training and be eligible for, or have certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept foreign medical graduates without Royal College of Canada Certification at this time.

Applicants should submit a 1) personal letter outlining their career goals, including how this fellowship will help achieve those goals, 2) an updated curriculum vitae and 3) three letters of reference to:
Dr. Angel Arnaout, Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Director -  anarnaout@toh.ca
TOH, CW 1606 Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, 501 Smyth Road OTTAWA, Ontario K2C 4H2 Canada

 

Michael Garron Hospital 
"NEW as of April 1, 2021"

Wanted: Colon and Rectal Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: Michael Garron Hospital
Region: Central Ontario - Urban/Academic - Toronto
Application Deadline: April 30, 2021
Start Time: July 1, 2021
Duration: Permanent
Areas of Interest: board certification, colon and rectal surgery
Remuneration:  OHIP fee for service
On Call: 1 in 10
Existing Staff: 5 general surgeons with subspecialties
Contact Information: Dr. Hany Sawires
Mailing Address: Michael Garron Hospital 825 Coxwell Avenue, Suite G6-0015 Toronto , Ontario M4C 3E7 Canada
Email: Hany.Sawires@tehn.ca
Phone: (416) 691-1333
Fax: (416) 691-1335
Website: https://www.tehn.ca
Other: The Division of General Surgery at MGH is searching for a Colon and Rectal Surgeon.

Candidates should have fellowship training and certification in Colon and Rectal Surgery, with expertise in advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, TAMIS and TaTME.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate exceptional interprofessional, interpersonal and collaborative skills and commitment to advance the strategic goals and vision of the Division of General Surgery. An interest in pursuing scholar activity including clinical and health outcomes research and education are strongly encouraged.

Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to be received by April 30, 2021 to: Hany.Sawires@tehn.ca

 

Ross Memorial Hospital
"Updated Spring, 2021"

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), accommodations and $50/day for meals.
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 are in the process of upgrading 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.

 

Brockville General Hospital
"Updated Spring, 2021"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Brockville General Hospital
Region: Eastern Ontario - community
Application Deadline: ongoing locum coverage
Start Time: Flexible
Duration: on going  (weekends and week-long on call coverage)
Areas of Interest:
Remuneration: FFS plus HOCC
On Call: week long and weekends (Fri-Mon)
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 South of Ottawa.

Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital
"Updated Spring, 2021"

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: Liza Fortier, CEO
Email: fortierl@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


Lady Minto Hospital
"Updated Spring, 2021"

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 Spring, 2021"

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
"Updated Spring, 2021"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time (...and short-term locum assignments also available)
Hospital: Sensenbrenner Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - Rural (Kapuskasing)
Application Deadline:  on-going
Position Start Time: Summer/Fall 2021 9 (fulltime)
Duration: 1 year and 5 year return of service options available with generous recruitment incentives offered
Areas of Interest:  Broad-based community general surgery, endoscopy, C-sections and D+C
Remuneration: Attractive Alternate Payment Plan (APP) - details available upon request, HOCC, NRRI grant eligible
On Call: 1 in 2 with additional locum help available to allow for some weekends, vacations to be covered.
Existing Staff: 1 General Surgeon and 1 GP/A, one internist, 8 family physicians, hospitalist program
Contact Information: Nicole Hachez, Recruitment Coordinator or Dr. Jessica Kwapis, General Surgeon
Mailing Address: Sensenbrenner Hospital, 101 Progress Crescent, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 3H5
Email: nhachez@senhosp.ca / drjessicakwapis@gmail.com
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 training and experience required. We may be able to assist with making arrangements for training if needed. 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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