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  • 11-May-2018 11:15 AM | Anonymous

     (Ad will be posted till Aug 9, 2018)

  • 10-May-2018 5:57 PM | Anonymous


    “The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider organization on the western coast of James Bay. WAHA is comprised of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany and Attawapiskat with a Health Centre in Moosonee.  WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs and Paramedicine and Mental Health services in the region, including services in Kashechewan and Peawanuck.  The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of a team of full time physicians, 450 employees, many learners and community stakeholders.  We are affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Queen’s University, University of Toronto and University of Ottawa. WAHA offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

    The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is seeking an experienced, progressive leader for the key role of Chief of Staff.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will lead the team of dedicated full time, part time and locum physicians, surgeons and anaesthetists.  You will lead the recruitment and retention programs for the physician group; be responsible for Quality Assurance for Physician Services and chair the Medical Advisory Committee.  As an active member of the senior leadership team, you will contribute to the organization’s programs and services across all locations. 

    As Chief of Staff, you will hold a valid licence to practice and be registered with the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons and have leadership experience in a medical capacity.  You are a strong communicator and proven change agent with demonstrated abilities to both work with and lead a team.    You will be willing to relocate to Moose Factory, Ontario to provide the leadership and mentorship required on site in support of your fellow Physician group. You will also provide some clinical services in the region.

    This is a contract position.  Remuneration is very competitive and there are generous leave provisions.  Moving expenses, housing and travel allowance are also provided.  This position is eligible for the Ontario Northern Recruitment and Retention Initiative.

    For further discussion of this exciting opportunity, please contact:

    Jaime Kapashesit, Physician Services Co-ordinator, Weeneebayko Area Health Authority  


     (Ad will be posted till Aug 8, 2018)

  • 10-May-2018 4:02 PM | Anonymous


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    Come join our group of 10 Family Health Organization physicians practicing family medicine in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands and Minden area. We are situated in cottage country, 2 ½ hours north of Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa and Kingston, just south of Algonquin Park.  Four season recreational opportunities abound on our lakes and trails, in addition to a vibrant performing and visual arts community.  We are affiliated with the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team.  We collectively provide office, inpatient, ER and Long Term Care.

    We are looking for physicians who are interested in working with a collaborative team of health care professionals. We are a rural teaching site for family medicine residents from the University of Toronto, Queen’s, and others.  We have excellent relationships with our regional specialists and outstanding support for new physicians.

    Compensation is based on a blended capitation model Billing and Payment Guide for FHO Physicians .  You may also be eligible for the Northern and Rural Recruitment and Retention Initiative .  There is a return of service incentive as well.  Please email , Human Resources Manager, for details.

    Locum opportunities for Clinic and ER are also available!

    Summer Locum Opportunities

    Please contact Kimberley Robinson, Executive Director of the Haliburton Highlands FHT and Manager for the Haliburton Family Medical Centre, at , Carolyn Plummer, CEO, Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS), at, or Dr. Kristy Gammon, COS, HHHS, at  if you are interested in learning more!

     (Ad will be posted till Aug 8, 2018)

  • 21-Feb-2018 4:58 PM | Anonymous

    Family Physician Longlac Site – Full Time Maternity Leave

    (Contract November 13, 2017 -  November 9, 2018)

    Part Time Locum Work Is Negotiable – Minimum week at a time is required

    One of a network of over 75 provincial community health centres, the NorWest Community Health Centres is a community based, non- profit organization funded by the North West Local Health Integration Network and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, emphasizing access to primary health care, prevention programs and services.

    We are currently seeking a Family Physician, who as a valuable member of the Community Health Centre team, will provide primary care to clients and their families within a care model which emphasizes health promotion/education and empowerment.  Practicing at NorWest CHC’s provides longer appointment times and lower patient volumes than many other primary care settings.  We have a team of Nurse Practitioners, RNs, Dietitian, Community Health Workers and Administrative support staff.  Longlac is located a 3.5 hour drive from Thunder Bay.


    • Annual Salary at top of our physician salary scale which is equivalent to $137.36 an hour or $962 a day. One paid travel day is included.
    • No on call, evenings or weekends. Thirty five hours a week Monday to Friday.
    • 30 day notice period if for some reason physician or Centre had to cancel the contract.
    • Option for an extension of a month for the locum, if the returning physician from maternity leave decides to take extra time with a notice period of 60 days.
    • Comfortable housing accommodation available close to the clinic.
    • Job Description available upon request.


    • Medical degree and family residency from a recognized university.
    • Current CPSO license and CMPA registration.
    • Experience in a combination of hospital and community settings and/or public health.
    • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community based health care.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Sensitivity to the needs of a multicultural community and diverse populations.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting.
    • Ability to work effectively with marginalized and under serviced populations.

    *This position will remain open until filled.    Please submit your application to:

    Debbie Inman, CHRL
    Manager of Human Resources

    Norwest Community Health Centres
    Main Office – Thunder Bay Site

    525 Simpson Street
    Thunder Bay
    , Ontario
    P7C 3J6

    FAX:  1-(807)-622-7637     E-mail:

    (Ad will be posted till May 29, 2018)

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