Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Physician Opportunities

The following positions are currently available at the Ross Memorial Hospital:


Our client, Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH), is a 183-bed community hospital with a proud history extending back over a century serving more than 80,000 local residents and 35,000 seasonal visitors. It is one of the largest employers in the region, with more than 820 staff members, 140 credentialed physicians, and close to 400 volunteers. Together, the team provides compassionate, high quality patient care to more than 45,000 emergency patients and 6,000 inpatients annually.

RMH offers a wide variety of acute and continuing care services, including a 24/7 emergency department, obstetrics, orthopedics and ophthalmology, outpatient dialysis, a Schedule 1 mental health program, restorative seniors care, rehabilitation and palliative care, a progressive health promotion program for chronic disease management and a full range of diagnostic imaging including MRI.

Committed to best practices and integrated services, RMH delivers comprehensive level 1B OB services focused on low-risk, healthy pregnancies and newborns. There are 250 to 350 deliveries per year at the unit which has six large, fully equipped private birthing suites.

RMH is seeking two Obstetrician/Gynecologists to join their dedicated group of Maternal Child Health practitioners. The team consists of one Obstetrician/Gynecologist, six Family Medicine Obstetric Practitioners, four midwives, and several regular locum Obstetrician/Gynecologists to assist the team with call to achieve work life balance.

Obstetrician/Gynecologists candidates must be certified, or eligible for certification, by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Obstetrics / Gynecology and hold, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. CPSO pathway licensure is easily available for US Board Certified Physicians with new regulations implemented in 2023 that have created a straight forward licensure process without the requirement for supervision.

Offering great flexibility and work/life balance, this opportunity includes a very attractive compensation and relocation incentive package.

If you are interested in being part of a dynamic and collegial hospital family where you will be inspired and have the opportunity to flourish and grow, this is the opportunity for you.

Please forward a CV in confidence to: Marcy Saxe-Braithwaite, Email: 

Permanent General Adult Psychiatrist 

Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) is currently recruiting for a full time General Adult Psychiatrist position to join our Mental Health Program.  Ross Memorial Hospital is a Schedule 1 Facility with a 15-bed acute Mental Health Unit.

The Ross Memorial Hospital is a progressive, fully accredited 183-bed hospital offering a full range of emergency, medical, critical care, ob/gyne, orthopaedic, general surgery, ophthalmology, long term care and mental health services. The City of Kawartha Lakes in 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.  Kawartha Lakes is home to more than 75,000 permanent and 30,000 seasonal residents. Nearly 1.4 million people visit us each year seeking the cottage lifestyle made possible by our 250 lakes and rivers.

Practice Profile


Current license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CPSO) or eligible for licensure with the CPSO and Royal College specialty in Psychiatry”. Supervision available.

Please submit your curriculum vitae and reference letters to Connie Ellery at  Epic training will be mandatory.

Internal Medicine Specialist  

Ross Memorial Hospital, serving a population of up to 80,000, is seeking an internist with an interest and/or experience in ICU Medicine.   We are looking for an internist for the community who will set up an office-based practice. You will also provide consultations to inpatients and to Emergency Department patients.  On call duties include night coverage of an 8-bed ICU closed unit.   Call is 1:10 or less, with HOCC stipends.  You will join a collegial group and supportive environment. 

Sub-specialist interests are welcome.  CPSO supervision can be available for appropriate candidate.  If you are interested, please forward your Curriculum Vitae.

Located in the beautiful Kawarthas, and only 128 km from Toronto, there is an abundance of excellent recreational facilities, school and family opportunities.

Please apply to:

Dr. Patel

Ross Memorial Hospital 



7 Day Hospitalist Position

Ross Memorial Hospital is a 183 bed hospital situated in the heart of the City of Kawartha Lakes, and is an active, acute-care community hospital servicing more than 80,000 local residents and seasonal visitors. Among our acute and continuing care services, our team cares for 45,000 patients per year in the 24/7/365 Emergency Department, provides orthopaedic, ophthalmic and general surgery, operates a Dialysis Unit, and is renowned for its Mental Health programs and restorative Seniors Care. The most recent expansion included the addition of MRI and Cardiac CT service. The Ross Family works together with patients and their families to provide compassionate, quality patient care.

Ross Memorial Hospital is recruiting 7-day hospitalists.   The hospitalist assumes the care of a mixture of acute and post-acute patients on a Monday or Tuesday morning and will follow through the 7 day period.  One weeknight of call is required, with other weeknights being free after 5 pm.  The physician will be on-call after hours at the weekend for their own list of patients; from 5 pm Friday to 8 am Monday. The physician will be fluent in English.

Our hospital program is a mature program, with five hospitalists present daily during the week and four at weekends.  The hospitalist department is a supportive and collegial group pf physicians dedicated to high-quality patient care and ongoing quality improvement.

Payment is through a combination of Fee For Service (FFS) billings to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). 


The successful candidate will be collegial, enthusiastic and have recent experience in the care of hospitalized inpatients. The Hospitalist may have Internal Medicine or Family Medicine training.   The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in teams, with physicians, nursing staff, patients, Directors and Managers. ACLS training and an unrestricted license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) are required.

For further information, please contact Dr. Mark Chandra, Chief of Hospitalist Medicine at Ross Memorial Hospital, 10 Angeline St. N., Lindsay, Ontario K9V 4M8; 705-328-6115, fax 705-328-6178 or