Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Physician Opportunities

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

Emergency Medicine- Full time position

Ross Memorial Hospital has an opening for a full time Emergency Physician.  The Emergency Department has approximately 45,000 visits annually and serves the needs of the City of Kawartha Lakes.  Access to CT, MRI, and a full complement of consultant specialists are just a few resources available to support the department.

Compensation for this position is from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and is based on the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care's Alternative Payment Plan (APP).

Required qualifications:

- CCFP with prior ER experience
- Current licensure in Ontario
- ACLS, PALS, ATLS

Preferred qualifications:

- CCFP - EM or FRCPC

GP Obstetrics

Seven day locums available for GP/OB (1 week in 4 or more).  Locum dates are negotiable. Please contact Dr. Bharat Chawla, Chief of Staff for additional information regarding duties required and compensation.

7 Day Hospitalist and Weekend Hospitalists

RMH is recruiting for a 7-day Hospitalist. The successful applicant will have recent experience in the care of hospitalized inpatients. Family physician or internal medicine backgrounds are welcome. The physician will assume 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.

Our Hospitalist 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 of physicians dedicated to high-quality patient care and ongoing quality improvement.

For physicians looking for a hybrid mix of work in the region, there are opportunities for community family practice, as well as GP obstetrics.

Payment is through a combination of FFS billings and a stipend.

The hospital is supported by specialists in internal medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics and anesthesia. MRI, CT and nuclear medicine services are all available on-site.

For further information, please contact the Medical Staff Office at Ross Memorial Hospital (denisee@rmh.org) or Dr. Michael Francis, Chief of  Hospitalist Medicine (mfrancis@rmh.org).

Internist/ Intensivist

The Ross Memorial Hospital is seeking Internists with an interest and/or experience in ICU Medicine.  On your day of call, you will cover the patients of the six-bed ICU, respond to consults from the inpatients and consults from the Emergency Department.  Locums may be either 24 hours shifts or weeklong.  You will join a collegial group and supportive environment. 

 

The City of Kawartha Lakes, located 90 minutes from Toronto, is the rural paradise of south-central Ontario.  Encompassing the communities of Bobcaygeon, Coboconk, Fenelon Falls, Kirkfield, Lindsay (the largest urban centre), Omemee and Woodville, the city boasts both small town charm and cottage country beauty.  With over 250 lakes and rivers in the area, as well as links to the Trent-Severn Waterway, the City of Kawartha Lakes is a well-established tourist area with a myriad of year-round recreational activities.  Complimentary to these are a variety of cultural amenities including The Lindsay Gallery and The Academy Theatre, Kawartha Settlers' Village and the Lakeview Arts Barn.  The City of Kawartha Lakes offers a variety of educational opportunities with a public and separate school system including French Immersion and International Baccalaureate programs.

The Ross Memorial Hospital is an accredited 176 bed community hospital that meets the needs of over 80,000 people.  A blend of primary and secondary services are provided by a group of family physicians and specialists to address the complex needs of our community.  A core of general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, ophthalmologists, and obstetricians support a broad range of surgical services.  These surgical services are supported by a blend of FRCP and GP Anesthetists.  A team of internists support a 24/7 ICU and consultation services including a full range of cardiology, GI diagnostic testing, respirology, and endocrinology.  Emergency medicine is provided for over 45,000 visits per year on a 24/7 basis.  A state-of-the-art Diagnostic Imaging service is supported by on-site and off-site radiologists, allowing us to maintain 24/7 CT and MRI services.  Specific patient needs are supported by an inpatient rehabilitation service, a palliative care unit, an outpatient dialysis unit, and chronic complex care capability.

To join our caring team, please contact:

Dr. Bharat Chawla, Chief of Staff
Ross Memorial Hospital
10 Angelline Street North, Lindsay ON K9V 4M8

tel: (705) 328-6115
email: recruitment@rmh.org

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