Hospitalists – The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa Department of Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario, CA
2d ago

Hospitalists - The Ottawa Hospital

The Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) of the Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is seeking family physicians and general internists to provide clinical services as Hospitalists for Acute Medical Inpatients at the TOH General Campus .

TOH is an academic health centre at the forefront of health care in Canada, with a focus on exceptional patient care, medical education and practice-changing research.

We are currently hiring for November 2022 with ongoing recruitment thereafter.

Work Expectations :

  • Workload : approximately 15 patients per physician
  • 7-day rotation
  • Call requirements : 3-4 nights on call per month
  • Call coverage will focus on overnight issues on 30 inpatients but may include admissions from the ED
  • Targeting 1 week per month of coverage per hospitalist, however flexible arrangements are available
  • Skills Required

    The Ideal Hospitalist candidate will :

  • Be eligible for an independent license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Strive for excellent patient care
  • Possess great interdisciplinary collaboration skills
  • Certificatin in either Internal Medicine (FRCPC) or Family Medicine (CCFP)
  • Have acute care hospitalist experience
  • Have excellent English language communication skills
  • Bilingualism (French and English) would be an asset
  • Be registered in good standing with the CMPA
  • Job Benefits

    The Ottawa Hospital is a 1150 bed tertiary-care hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at four inpatient sites (Civic, General, Heart Institute, and the Rehabilitation Centre) and one ambulatory centre (Riverside).

    There are approximately 50,000 inpatient admissions, 160,000 emergency visits and over one million outpatient visits annually.

    The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is TOH’s research arm. It ranks fourth out of more than 600 Canadian hospitals for competitive, peer-reviewed grants from the prestigious Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

    OHRI houses over 2,200 researchers, publishing more than 2,000 studies yearly, with hundreds being high impact publications (top 10% or citations) and places 5th overall in Canada for research funding.

    The City of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.

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