Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Physician Opportunities

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

Permanent Obstetrics/Gynecology

Ross Memorial Hospital is currently recruiting for a permanent Obstetrics/Gynecology position.  We are seeking a candidate who is interested in joining an OB/GYN practice within our hospital and community.  We offer mentorship and a lucrative turn-key practice.

The Ross Memorial Hospital is a progressive, fully accredited 175-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 Ontario


The deadline for applications is March 1, 2022.  Expected start date is flexible. Please submit your curriculum vitae and reference letters to Denise Ellis at or

7 Day Hospitalist Position 

Ross Memorial Hospital is a 175 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 permanent 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 six 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).  Your annual income may range between $240,000 and $280,000.


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