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General Surgeon

at   |  Peterborough, ON - posted: 2/15/2018 6:17 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 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

PRHC’s Strategic Directions:
Deliver outstanding, culturally safe, outstanding care; Deliver seamless care transitions; Deliver regional programs in collaboration with our care partners and Build strong foundations to achieve our mission.

Our team of 5 General Surgeons is looking for a new member to join their team. We are looking for a General Surgeon with fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) to further develop and provide Regional coverage of the surgery program within the CE LHIN NE cluster, serving a population of up to 300,000 people. On-call coverage required (1 in 6).

The following surgical specialties are represented in Peterborough: General Surgery, Gynecology, Ear Nose and Throat, Vascular, Orthopedics, Plastics, Ophthalmology, Maxillary facial/ Dental and Urology.

Position Qualifications:
- Currently registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario or willing to obtain registration
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada exam in General Surgery and current membership
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing staff, patients, directors, managers, and the community as required
- Fellowship training in advanced minimally invasive surgery
- Committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach
- Demonstrated analytical ability
- Has demonstrated an ability to encourage a spirit of co-operation amongst members
- Is willing to mentor existing surgeons as they develop their MIS skills.
- Evidence of on-going continued medical education

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;

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to:
Julie Tataryn, Medical Recruitment
medicalrecruitment@prhc.on.ca

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