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General Surgeon

A General Surgeon is sought to join a fully managed Family Physician's clinic located on Highway 7 in Richmond Hill, Ontario with easy access via the 404, 407 ETR and Highway 7.

Recently renovated 2,000 sq ft clinic space with state-of-the art equipment and extremely upmarket finishes. Two family physicians on location with additional 6 medical doctors in building. Internists, Gastroenterologists, Gamma Dynacare laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Sleep and Lung Clinic, all within medically-zoned building and adjacent medical building. Registered Nurse, RPN, Clinic Manager and excellent Receptionist on Staff. EMR and billing support available. Free underground parking, with direct access to building via elevator. Close proximity to Mackenzie Health Hospital and North York hospital. Favourable fee split. We offer a fully managed, turnkey clinic. Let us take care of all the overheads and support staff while you focus on your patients.

Contact Ryan at Summeridge Health on 905.764.0005 or ryan.forman4@gmail.com

 

Director, Surgical Services - Joseph Brant Hospital

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a community hospital serving the communities of Halton and Hamilton, including Burlington, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek, with a skilled staff of 175 physicians, 1,560 full- and part-time staff and more than 600 volunteers. JBH is currently undergoing a Redevelopment and Expansion Project to build a new hospital which will be the biggest redevelopment that Burlington has ever seen. As part of this exciting redevelopment, a new patient tower will open this summer. In conjunction with McMaster University, JBH is a Clinical Education Campus, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital.

For additional information about Joseph Brant Hospital, visit their website at http://www.josephbranthospital.ca/.

The Position

In this key leadership role, the Director, Surgical Services will be accountable for the overall operational oversight of all aspects of patient care, and the efficient, cost effective utilization of Hospital resources for all programs and services within the portfolio, consisting of Surgical Services and Medical Device Reprocessing (Sterile Reprocessing). Reporting to the Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Executive, and in collaboration with a range of professional colleagues, including the Medical Directors, the incumbent has a broad appreciation for the components of the clinical spectrum and will champion innovation and quality improvement.

Key leadership initiatives for the new Director will be to:

  • Develop the strategy and key deliverables for this Program as it relates to partnerships, planning and clinical excellence;

  • Play a leadership role in developing strategies as it relates to the expansion of Surgical Services across the region;

  • Advance the profile of the Surgical Services by strengthening collaboration with both internal and external community partners;

  • Guide redevelopment and operational readiness planning to enable a high-quality patient experience focused on improved patient flow and access to care.

Experience

The successful candidate will have at least five years of progressive leadership experience in a complex acute care environment, excelling in healthcare by building relationships, promoting collaboration, managing change and seeking out innovative alternatives. A champion of transformation, the successful candidate will have the ability to continuously raise the level of care while advancing outcomes in a fast-paced environment of significant growth and redevelopment. In addition to your Master Degree, tIn addition to your Master Degree, the candidate will ideally bring leadership experience from a clinical area of a hospital such as, surgical/procedural services or perioperative services. Alternatively, experience from medicine or ICU may also be considered.

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at resumes@promeus.ca

 

General Surgeon/Trauma Surgeon
University of Alberta Hospital/Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Covenant Health, Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, invites applications for two General Surgeons with fellowship training in Trauma Surgery.The successful applicants will be based at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital for General Surgery and at the University of Alberta Hospital for Trauma. The General Surgery position at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital will be equivalent to a 0.5 FTE, and the Trauma position at the University of Alberta Hospital will entail 12 weeks of service.

The General Surgery program presently consists of 53 General Surgeons and provides service to the City ofEdmontonand surrounding communities. We provide specialized care in all aspects of General Surgery including hepatobiliary surgery and transplantation, general surgical oncology, head and neck surgery, endocrine surgery, trauma, colorectal surgery, vascular surgery, upper GI surgery, bariatric surgery, breast surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

This individual will take part in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery curricula at the University of Alberta. Therefore, the successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic appointment in the Department of Surgery,University of Alberta. This will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

 

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

Covenant Health is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 22 Catholic facilities in 14 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, Covenant Health works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 4.2 million people.

The successful applicants will have a job description which includes a commitment to clinical care delivery, education and research. The successful candidate will care for surgical inpatients and outpatients, and participate in the on-call rota supporting the University of Alberta Hospital and the Grey Nuns Community Hospital. The entire Edmonton Zone will also be supported through a regional referral program covering Northern Alberta.

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in General Surgery and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. This individual must have obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship in General Surgery or equivalent and recognized training in Trauma Surgery.

Remuneration will be on a fee-for-services basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health & Wellness


Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. David Bigam
Director, Division of General Surgery, University of Alberta
Section Chief, General Surgery, Alberta Health Services
2D4.39 Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
8440 – 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
E-mail: david.bigam@albertahealthservices.ca

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Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital - Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are jointly recruiting for one full time Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon to fill vacant position in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. 

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are two separately governed hospitals that function as an integrated system with well-defined and complementary clinical programs to serve both the local community and the region. As part of their integration strategy, the hospitals have a common medical staff, joint medical and administrative leadership positions, and an integrated planning system. Each hospital has acute care ER with patient volumes reaching approximately 55,000 visits / annum.  

St. Mary’s General Hospital is a Regional Cardiac Care Centre and a Centre of Excellence for Respiratory and Thoracic Care. Grand River Hospital hosts several regional programs including the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, Hepatobiliary Surgical Programme, and stroke, renal and mental health programmes. We offer round-the-clock services in orthopedics, gynecology, cancer, plastic, and reconstructive and emergency surgery as well as a wide variety of general surgeries. Our surgeons perform approximately 10,000 procedures each year. 

Grand River Hospital (GRH) is a provincial Hepato-Pancreatic Biliary (HPB) Centre of Excellence.  HPB surgical care is provided to our region of over 775,000 residents in Waterloo Region, Wellington County, the City of Guelph and the southern part of Grey County.  We aim to provide first class, high quality care for all of our patients in a friendly and professional setting.  The care is provided for both complex oncology and benign conditions.  For the management of oncology patients, and as an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, you will work collaboratively with medical and radiation oncologists in the Regional Cancer Centre, interventional radiologists providing ablative service, academic clinical trials and participate in both onsite and remote multidisciplinary cancer conferences.  In Waterloo Wellington, our goal is to deliver academic care close to home.  You will be joining a team with a fellowship trained surgical oncologist as well as general surgeons with expertise in HPB surgery to provide high quality surgical care.  

Certification in HPB surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and eligibility for independent licensure in the Province of Ontario are required. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Tanja Cvijetic, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at tanja.cvijetic@grhosp.on.ca 

For the full posting, click here.

 

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Medicine – Department of Surgery / McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Position Description

The Department of Surgery at McGill University is currently inviting applications for a tenuretrack faculty position in the field of Surgical Education at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will guide the research mission of our surgical education program across all McGill teaching hospitals, research institutes and at the University, will develop their own research program, and will play a key role in our Surgical Education/Simulation Concentration in the Experimental Surgery Graduate Program. They will also play an important role in advancing the research component of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning by mentoring health care professionals in their research efforts.

The McGill Department of Surgery is internationally recognized for excellence in surgical education and is committed to advancing the field through generation of new knowledge and development of future surgical educators. It is supported by excellent facilities such as: the new Centre for Innovative Medicine at the McGill University Health Centre with its Experimental Operating Room and adjacent Simulation Suite; the DeKuyper Centre for Surgical Education dedicated to the use of multimedia, social media and web-based educational platforms; the Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation that emphasizes the role of simulation in minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery; the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University whose vision is “Inspiring world-class simulation-based education, research and innovation to provide the best possible health care to the communities we serve” and the McGill Centre for Medical Education dedicated to the promotion of excellence and scholarship across the continuum of health sciences education.

Job Duties

The successful candidate is expected to perform original research, publish and win competitive research funding in the area of Surgical Education, the use of Simulation in Education, and technology evaluation and validation related to surgical education and simulation. The successful candidate is expected to create and deliver graduate teaching in this and related areas, to supervise graduate students in Experimental Surgery whose research is directed at Surgical Education and Surgical Innovation, to be responsible for the organization of workshops and faculty development, and to contribute to the academic mission of the Department of Surgery. The successful candidate will also be involved with the advancement of the research activities of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University, the hub of medical simulation across all health professions at McGill University.

Qualifications and Education requirements

The individual shall hold a PhD relevant to their research area, demonstrate a record of excellence in research and teaching, including significant publications and a record of competitive extramural funding with a focus in medical education, preferably directed at simulation-based education with some experience in surgical, procedural or team-training topics.

Job Details

Job Type: Tenure-track
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting period: Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted on-line at:

http://www.mcgill.ca/medicine-academic/positionsavailable

The following supporting documents are required:

- a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
- statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
- the names and contact information of three referees

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

US Transplant Fellowship Program

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute (STI) / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

The STI multi-organ transplant fellowship offers hands-on experience under Dr. Abhinav Humar’s leadership.  Current rotations in liver (120 cases/year), kidney/pancreas (240 cases/year), lap donor nephrectomies (60 cases/year), and pediatric transplantation are offered at Montefiore Hospital, the Pittsburgh Veterans Administration Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  In addition to ASTS core cases, experience is also offered in islet autotransplantation, HPB, multivisceral transplants, intestinal rehab, and advanced GI surgery.  We also have near 100% night coverage by our advanced practice providers.   Our center is recognized as one of the oldest, having performed more than 7,000 adult liver transplants since its inception.  Candidates should be American Board C/E or foreign equivalent, passed USMLE Step 3, and eligible for medical licensure in Pennsylvania.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and three letters of recommendation to:

Martin N. Wijkstrom, MD
Director, Transplant Fellowship Program
STI/UPMC
e-mail:  wijkstrommn@upmc.edu

Website:  http://www.upmc.com/Services/transplant/abdominal-transplants/starzl-institute/Pages/fellowship-program.aspx

  

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Colorectal Surgeon - Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

The Division of General Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and the University of Toronto are searching for an academic colorectal surgeon with a special interest and planned focus in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. The ideal candidate should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The start date will be mutually agreed upon.

The successful candidate should have completed a general surgery residency and colorectal fellowship, and should have completed or be registered in a program to complete a graduate degree (MSc or PhD) in clinical epidemiology, education or other academic discipline.  In addition, the candidate should have a track record of research activity and ongoing productivity, with clinical and research training including experience and interest in the field of colorectal surgery – specifically inflammatory bowel disease.  He/she must have extensive practical experience in minimally invasive and open surgical approaches to complex inflammatory bowel disease and its complications. He/she should have a minimum of 3 years in colorectal surgical practice and evidence of experience in TaTME surgery. He/she should show demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and to teach trainees at all levels. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.

The successful applicant will join the faculty of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Salary will be in the range of $200,000 - $400,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. This estimate is based on fee for service billings. The successful candidate will be a member of the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Surgery Financial Sharing Agreement.

Please submit a letter of intent, names of three referees and CV by February 10, 2017 to: Dr. Carol Swallow, Head, Division of General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Suite 1225, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5, Carol.Swallow@sinaihealthsystem.ca

Correspondence in this regard may be directed to Faryal Esmail at 416-586-8392 (fax) or Faryal.Esmail@sinaihealthsystem.ca.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at http://surgery.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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GENERAL SURGEON PERMANENT OPPORTUNITY (LOCUMS ALSO AVAILABLE)

Western Health is currently seeking the services of a permanent General Surgeon for Western Memorial Regional Hospital (WMRH), Corner Brook, Newfoundland. This position is one of five (5) responsible for General Surgery services, elective and emergency surgeries at WMRH. It is a community-based position offering a wide range of General Surgical procedures. The position involves a combination of booked OR schedules, outpatient clinic, booked outpatient procedures including endoscopies and minor OR procedures and weekly/weekend call obligations and as per published call schedule on an equitable basis with the other General Surgeons. Qualifications: Interested applicants must be eligible for Specialist registration as a General Surgeon with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification preferred and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Surgery. Remuneration: Fee for Service basis as per the Medical Care Plan (MCP) fee schedule. An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current MOA. Contact Information: Identifying CAGS Ad – General Surgeon, Corner Brook in subject line, please express interest in writing including a detailed curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to:

Sarah Rousseau, Regional Physician Recruitment Manager Medical Services Department Western Health P.O. Box 2005 Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J7 Fax: 709-634-3807 Email: medicalservices@westernhealth.nl.ca

For more information, click here:  www.westernhealth.nl.ca 

   
   
   
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