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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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Georgian Bay General Hospital
"NEW as of April 11, 2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: Georgian Bay General Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - community - Midland
Candidate Application Deadline: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Start Time: Monday, July 1, 2019
Duration: Permanent
Areas of Interest: General Surgery, MIS, minor procedures, Endoscopy, C-Sections
Remuneration: OHIP fee for service, HOCC
On Call: 1 in 4
Existing Staff: 4 GP anesthetists, 4 internists, regional urology, gyne, ENT, orthopedic coverage
Contact Information: David Gravelle
Mailing Address: Georgian Bay General Hospital 1112 St. Andrews Drive, Midland, ON L4R 4P4 Canada
Email: GravelleD@gbgh.on.ca
Phone:(705) 526-1300
Fax: (705) 549-7647
Website: http://gbgh.on.ca/ ; http://www.georgianbaydoctors.com

Other: Permanent position with a collegial group of General Surgeons. Excellent resource availability (Endoscopy, OR time, new laparoscopic tower/equipment as of January 2019) in our expanding surgical program. Busy ER with 45,000 visits annually. A vibrant lakeside community, just 90minutes North of Toronto. Interest in MIS and obtaining competency to support C-section coverage preferred. Must have independent licence to practice General Surgery with CPSO. More details on Health Force Ontario website: https://hfojobs.healthforceontario.ca/en/posting/56920/.

 

Sensenbrenner Hospital - #2
"NEW as of April 11,2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time
Hospital: Sensenbrenner Hospital
Region: Northern Ontario - Rural (Kapuskasing)
Application Deadline:
Position Start Time: Monday, July 1, 2019
Duration: 1 year return of service position
Areas of Interest: C-section training
Remuneration: OHIP Fee for Service, APP, HOCC 
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
-Compensation through Alternate Payment Plan: currently $ 353,000/year plus a percentage of OHIP fee-for-service billings.
-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 as of April 11, 2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Ross Memorial Hospital
Region: Southern Ontario - Community - Lindsay
Application Deadline:
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, 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: 705-328-6111 (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.

 

Trillium Health Partners - CVH
"NEW as of March 15, 2019"

Wanted: Acute Care General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time (see "Other")
Hospital: Trillium Health Partners - Credit Valley Hospital
Region: Central Ontario - Urban /Academic (Mississauga)
Application Deadline:
Start Time: ASAP
Duration:
Areas of Interest: Category 1 ‘Acute Care General Surgeons’
Remuneration:  OHIP Fee for Service
On Call:
Existing Staff: 
Contact Information: Dr. Neil Woolfson, Division Head, General Surgery, C/O Trish Caneja
Mailing Address: 100 Queensway West Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8 Canada
Email: TrishaAbigaile.Caneja@thp.ca
Phone:
Fax:
Website: http://www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Other: Acute Care General Surgeons will have Associate privileges and participate in weekday Acute Care Service (ACS) OR time. Depending on number of physicians, each physician would participate in approximately 6-13 wks of ACS Surgery/yr, including 6-13 weekends. They will also participate in weeknight call, at a rate of about 32-65 weeknights/yr. The minimum commitment for this role would be 2 years.

The successful candidate must be licensed in good standing in Ontario or eligible for a license to practice in Ontario, Canada. The position is currently available as soon as possible after interviews are completed. An appropriate candidate completing fellowship training this year could be accommodated to start as soon as their program allows.

 

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
"NEW as of March 13, 2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Locum
Hospital: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Region: Northern Ontario - Urban /Academic (Thunder Bay)
Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019
Start Time: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Duration: summer locum - 1 week up to 3 months
Areas of Interest:
Remuneration:  OHIP Fee for Service
On Call: 1 in 4
Existing Staff: 8 general surgeons, anaesthesia, ortho, ENT, vascular surgery, neurosurgery
Contact Information: Dr. Bill Harris
Mailing Address: 105- 984 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 7C7 Canada
Email: wharristb@gmail.com
Phone:(807) 346-1440
Fax:(807) 346-1445
Website: http://www.tbrhsc.net/
Other: We are looking for a general surgeon to work during the summer months for up to 3 months. The time commitment is negotiable. The expectation is to provide call on an Acute Care Surgery schedule. The number of call weeks is dependent on your time commitment. If you are only interested in providing call coverage then that is also acceptable. We are the regional referral centre so we see a wide array of surgical diseases. Comfort with laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy is essential.

 

Lady Minto Hospital
"NEW as of March 5, 2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available:  Full Time
Hospital: Lady Minto Hospital
Region: Northeastern Ontario - Rural/Community (Cochrane)
Application Deadline:
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.

Brockville General Hospital
"Updated as of Spring, 2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Position Available: Full Time - permanent
Hospital: Brockville General Hospital
Region: Eastern Ontario - community
Application Deadline: ongoing
Start Time: Monday, July 6, 2020
Duration: permanent
Areas of Interest: endoscopy, MIS, breast
Remuneration: OHIP fee for service
On Call: 1in 4
Existing Staff: 5 Anesthetists, 3 FTE General Surgeons, 3 OB/GYN, 2 Ophthalmology, 4 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: The city of Brockville (pop. 22,000) is located on the St. Lawrence River, in the beautiful Thousand Islands region. . Driving distances: Kingston 75 km / Ottawa 110 km / Montreal 210 km / Toronto 350 km.

Practice Profile:
• you will be one of 5 General Surgeons (4 FTE)
• 1 in 4 Call
• 1 open OR day / week
• 1 Endoscopy day /week
• 5 ORs and 1 endo suite
• EMR with remote access / CT
• Tertiary Care Centre 1 hour away – Kingston Health Science Centre.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to: Carlene MacDonald, Physician Recruiter, bghphysicianrecruitment@brockvillegeneralhospital.ca . Review of candidates will commence immediately and continue until position is filled.

Toronto Outpatients Medical Clinic
"Updated as of April, 2019"

Wanted: General Surgeon
Positions Available:  Part Time/Casual and Full Time
Hospital: Toronto Outpatients Medical Clinic
Region: Southern Ontario (Mississauga) - Urban
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 for Spring, 2019"

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. 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.

 

Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital
"Updated for Spring, 2019"

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: on-going
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


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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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