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NOTE: Although job ads are invited on a quarterly basis, we update this space on a daily basis. We encourage visitors to check back regularly. ALSO...see Job Seekers tab for those individuals seeking jobs.

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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
VACANCIES

Joseph Brant Hospital
"NEW as of September 14, 2017"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum 
Hospital: Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington
Region: South Central Ontario - Community
Application Deadline: Monday, September 25, 2017
Start Time: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Duration: 6 months
Areas of Interest: General Surgery
Remuneration: OHIP Fee for Service
On Call: 1 in 6
Existing Staff: 
Contact Information: Medical Affairs
Mailing Address:Joseph Brant Hospital 1245 Lakeshore Blvd., Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
Email: medicalaffairs@josephbranthospital.ca
Phone: 905 681-4812
Fax: 905 336-6480
Website: http://www.josephbranthospital.ca/en/index.asp
Other: The Division of General Surgery in the Department of Surgery, at Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) has a six month locum available beginning at the end of October. The position will participate within an existing on-call Acute Care Surgery model. The Hospital has just completed a significant redevelopment and opened a new patient tower.

Registration with (or eligibility for) the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada are required.

Applications will be accepted through the Medical Affairs office at medicalaffairs@josephbranthospital.ca or (fax) 905-336-6480 or 1245 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON, L7S 0A2. Please submit a CV and letter of interest by September 22, 2017.

Ross Memorial Hospital
"NEW as of Aug.10, 2017"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time - Permanent 
Hospital: Ross Memorial Hospital
Region: Southern Ontario - Lindsay - Community
Application Deadline:
Start Time:
Duration: Permanent
Surgical Areas of Interest: Applicants must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and must possess a community general surgery skill-set, with expectations of providing endoscopic and a full breadth of general surgical services. Additional sub-specialty fellowship training may be considered a plus, but is by no means required. See "Other" for more details.
Remuneration: 
On Call: 1 in 4
Existing Staff: Orthopedics, OBS/GYN, Ophthalmology, Anesthesia and Internal Medicine. An 8 bed closed ICU is staffed by internists and intensivists, and a Hospitalist service is available to assist in ward care. Advanced D.I. services include both CT and MRI, and Interventional Radiology is readily available via Peterborough Regional Hospital, a 1/2 hour away.
Contact Information: Attn. Denise Ellis, Medical Staff Office
Mailing Address: 10 Angeline St. North, Lindsay, ON, K9V 4M8 Canada
Email: denisee@rmh.org
Phone: 705-328-6115
Fax: 705-328-6178
Website: http://www.rmh.org
Other: The division of General Surgery at Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) in Lindsay, Ontario is recruiting a third general surgeon to live and practice in the community. Call obligation is 1 in 4 (locums serve as the 4th member). Applicants must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and must possess a community general surgery skill-set, with expectations of providing endoscopic and a full breadth of general surgical services. Please also include 3 references and their respective contact information along with your CV and letter of intention. Additional sub-specialty fellowship training may be considered a plus, but is by no means required. Equipment for advanced laparoscopic procedures (colorectal, upper GI, etc.) provided. Other specialties at RMH include Orthopedics, OBS/GYN, Ophthalmology, Anesthesia and Internal Medicine. An 8 bed closed ICU is staffed by internists and intensivists, and a Hospitalist service is available to assist in ward care. Advanced D.I. services include both CT and MRI, and Interventional Radiology is readily available via Peterborough Regional Hospital, a 1/2 hour away. 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.

St. Joseph's Hospital
"Updated as of Aug, 2017"

Wanted: Academic General Surgeon & Medical Director, Breast Cancer Centre
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: St. Joseph's Hospital, London
Region: Southern Ontario - Urban /Academic (London)
Application Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Start Time: Monday, January 1, 2018
Duration: permanent
Areas of Interest: Medical Director, Breast Care Centre
Remuneration: Fee for service (OHIP billings), Alternative Funding Plan, academic salary, specialty review funding and leadership stipend 
On Call: 1 in 8
Existing Staff: 
Contact Information: Attn. Dr. Ken Leslie, Chair/Chief, Division of General Surgery
Mailing Address: LHSC/Victoria Hospital, Room E2-122, 800 Commissioners Rd. E., London, ON N6A 5W9
Email: ken.leslie@lhsc.on.ca
Phone: (519) 685-8500
Fax: (519) 667-6764
Website: http:/www.sjhc.london.on.ca
Other: Please see full advertisement and application instructions here.

 

Rapid Access Multi Specialty Clinic
"Updated as of Aug, 2017"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Positions Available:  Part Time/Casual and Full Time
Hospital: Rapid Access Multi-Specialty Clinic
Region: Southern Ontario (Mississauga) - Urban
Start Time: IMMEDIATELY
Areas of Interest: General Surgery
Remuneration:  To Be Discussed - Competitive
Existing Staff: More than 50 doctors (Family Physicians, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine)
On Call: None
Contact Information: Angela Sammut
Phone: 416-464-0238
Fax:
Email: careers@trilliumoutpatients.com
Website: www.rapidaccesstomedicalspecialists.ca
Website: www.trilliumoutpatients.com
Other: The clinic hours are 8am-11pm, 7 days a week including holidays. The clinic is set up as an out-patient 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.

Ross Memorial Hospital
"Updated for Sept., 2017"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Ross Memorial Hospital
Region: Southern Ontario - Community - Lindsay
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Start Time: Locums will be required on an ongoing basis.
Duration:
Areas of Interest: general surgery - including 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, 5 anaesthetists, 2 ophthalmologists, 2 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: 705-328-6115
Fax: 705-328-6178
Website: http://rmh.org
Other: Please include 3 references and their respective contact information along with your CV and letter of intention. 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. Locums will be required on an ongoing basis.

 

Sensenbrenner Hospital
"Updated as of September 25, 2017"

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, 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. 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.

 

Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital
"Updated as of Sept, 2017"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available:  Full Time & Locum positions
Hospital: Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - Rural/Community (Hearst)
Start Time: Immediately
Application Deadline:
Areas of Interest: General Surgery, Endoscopy
Remuneration: OHIP Fee for Service, OnCall Stipend, HFON/RRRI grant, other recruitment initiatives
On Call: to be determined with surgeon
Existing Staff: 2 local GP anesthetists, 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: Lynda Morin, CEO
Email: morinl@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 and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center. Online Ad


 

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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(i.e. Jan-Mar)
Text format ONLY (no graphic ads)
NOTE: FREE for current OAGS members.
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Half Page - $400
Quarter Page - $300

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Job Board
(Annual Meeting)
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our annual meeting will be automatically posted on our board.
Otherwise, please forward your ad and we will post it for you.
Physician Recruiter Booth $250 This is a discounted fee to exhibit during our annual meeting
in the fall. The OAGS reserves the right to cancel the contract
pending space restrictions.
Recruiter Contract ; Terms/Conditions ...coming soon
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Testimonials

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PREVIOUS TESTIMONIALS:

  • "Very effective place to list job postings in Ontario for general surgeons looking for a position." - Dr. Paul Bernick, Toronto East General Hospital
  • "Good coverage. I think surgeons looking for job opportunities in Ontario visit this website first." - Dr. Rajeev Suryavanshi, Sarnia General Hospital
  • "Easy. No hassles." - Dr. S. Mandelbaum, Scarborough General Hospital
  • "It works and surgeons do look at the website for jobs. I received several enquiries within days. It is clear, concise, and effective." - Dr. Francois Flamand, Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • "Directly accessed by licensed candidates who indicated they saw the listing on the OAGS site. We received considerable volume and applications as a result. The listing is a cost effective way to reach potential candidates. Affordable, targeted market, very helpful staff." - Chuck Schmitt, Dryden Regional Health Centre
  • "This seems to be where specialists look first. Good price point. Fast, electronically posted." - Denise Ellis, E.A. to Chief of Staff, Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay
  • "Professionally regarded site. Considered the place to go for posted recruitment opportunities amongst medical population. User-friendly and very helpful staff." - Maureen Canfield, Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg
  • "Fast, easy, free to OAGS members. Many applicants from all across the country. It worked well." - Dr. Rod Syme, Queensway Carleton Hospital
  • "We definitely had some applications after the OAGS ad.... I was happy with the OAGS ads and your assistance." - Dr. Alan Davison, William Osler Health System
  • "Raised exposure to our position." - Dr. Paul Bernick, Toronto East General Hospital
  • "Highly visible and known among the surgical community as a good place to find vacancies." - Dr. Mark Reimer, The Reimer Clinic
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