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Infectious Disease Consultant

at   |  Peterborough, ON - posted: 10/26/2017 3:00 PM  Full Time in Physician Opportunities

Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is a regional hospital with a proud local history extending back over a century. 

Funded by the Province of Ontario through the Central East Local Health Integration Network, PRHC opened a new, single facility in 2008, serving a population of 300,000 people in Peterborough and the surrounding region.

With a capacity of 494 beds, our regional hospital has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Ontario, and offers an extensive range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care and vascular surgery.

The Health Centre is also the region's largest employer with 2,200 staff, 370 physicians with privileges, and 600 volunteers.

Our Mission:
We are a regional hospital building healthier communities with our patients and partners.

Our Values:
Guided by You; Doing it Right; Depend on Us

Peterborough Regional Health Centre
1 Hospital Drive
Peterborough ON K9J 7C6
705-743-2121 x4180

As an infectious disease consultant, you will provide inpatient and outpatient infectious
diseases consultation for referred patients across the region. In addition, this position
provides leadership to and is a member of the Infection Prevention and Control Committee.
You will also participate in a robust antimicrobial stewardship program. This
position does not require participation in an internal medicine call group, though that
opportunity exists if desired.

Position Qualifications:
- Currently licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario or eligible
to obtain license
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons in Internal Medicine and a
subspecialty in Infectious Diseases
- Eligible for Active or Associate staff privileges at Peterborough Regional Health
- Commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach
- Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing staff, patients, directors, managers and community representatives as required
- Demonstrated ability to integrate current evidence and best practice into delivery of
quality care in the division.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to adapt to continually changing priorities.

Peterborough’s a Great Move:
Peterborough is known as the gateway to the Kawarthas, "cottage country", a large recreational region of the province. In Peterborough & the Kawarthas, our seasons never sleep.

Just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto by car, Peterborough is a unique community unto itself, an established entity with a rich heritage, a thriving culture, and a bright future. Home to Trent University and Fleming College as well as a burgeoning business sector, the opportunities here abound.

Peterborough offers a unique blend of outdoor pursuits and urban amenities right at your doorstep. Our arts and culture community is renowned for its exceptional events, exhibitions and performances, and the city offers a wide array of multicultural cuisine, local cafés, and unique shops and services.

For more information visit the following websites: www.thekawarthas.ca; www.peterboroughchamber.ca; www.peterboroughed.ca;

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