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PETERBOROUGH, ON: Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is recruiting a Royal College certified plastic surgeon currently registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The position includes comprehensive plastic surgery with a special interest in reconstructive breast surgery. Click for details. Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to: Julie Tataryn, Medical Recruitment: (posted Sept. 14, 2018)
TORONTO, ON: The Department of Surgery, Divisions of Orthopaedic and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, at University Health Network is inviting applications for a locum position for a Hand Surgeon. The effective date of this appointment is immediate. The candidate 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. Click for details. Please submit curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to: Dr. Heather Baltzer, Toronto Western Hand Program, 399 Bathurst Street, 2EW-422, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8, Email: (posted Sept. 7, 2018)
MISSISSAUGA, ON: Trillium Health Partners is looking for locum coverage for a period of 3 to 6 months starting September 2018. The locum position includes one day of clinic time per week and access to OR time as required. There will also be unplanned care requirements. Applicants must have a Royal College fellowship in Plastic Surgery and must be have a valid license to practice in Ontario. An interest in breast reconstruction would be attractive. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV to (posted Sept. 5, 2018)
TORONTO, ON: The Department of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inviting applications for a permanent full-time position in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. We seek a full-time faculty plastic and reconstructive surgeon with fellowship training in hand surgery. The successful candidate should have graduate level training in a relevant area of research that is aligned with Sunnybrook Research Institute’s programs or platforms in evaluative clinical sciences, biological sciences or the physical sciences (https://sunnybrook.ca/research/). As a surgeon-investigator, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a research profile and contribute to the academic mission of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. As a member of the Department of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto, the candidate is expected to participate in education of learners at all levels. Click for further details. This position will remain open until filled. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: Dr. Paul Binhammer, Division Head, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto; (posted Sept. 5, 2018)
MISSISSAUGA, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery, Trillium Health Partners Health Partners (THP), members of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto Division of Plastic Surgery, invites applications for an academic Plastic Surgeon specializing in Breast Reconstruction Surgery. The successful applicant will be based primarily at the Credit Valley Hospital site of THP. Click for details. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the names of three references forwarded to the attention of Dr. Michael Weinberg, Division Lead, Division of Plastic Surgery, via email to . The application process will remain open until the position is filled. For detailed information on the hospital, please visit: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca (posted August 29, 2018)
SASKATOON, SK: Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University Saskatchewan, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery seek a Plastic Surgeon with clinical and academic interests. Collective responsibilities include clinical care of inpatients and outpatients and education of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. There is opportunity to practice a full spectrum of plastic and reconstructive surgery. The successful candidate will have appointments in both Saskatchewan Health Authority and the University of Saskatchewan. Successful Candidate will have achieved certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Added training in hand and micro surgery and an interest in general reconstruction is an asset. Click for further details. Saskatchewan Health Authority supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence to: Jackie McKee, Physician Recruitment & Resource Planning. Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 ‐ Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8; Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (posted August 17, 2018)
SARNIA, ON: Bluewater Health is accepting applications for a Plastic Surgeon to join the Surgery Department. We are looking for a non-cosmetic, Plastic Surgeon to support the needs of the community and hospital. Experience/training in post mastectomy breast reconstruction, management of hand injury and trauma is desirable. Candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal & collaborative skills, be dedicated to service excellence, and a strong team player. Participation in training of residents/medical students is also desirable. Registration with the CPSO is required. Remuneration is fee for service. Further details attached. To apply, please send CV and references to Dr. Mike Haddad, Chief of Professional Staff, Bluewater Health, , 519-464-4400 ext 4534. (Re-posted on June 14, 2018)
VANCOUVER, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for the Dr. Patricia Clugston VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation Chair in Breast Reconstruction Surgery. The successful candidate will be expected to provide expertise in clinical breast reconstruction surgery, lead a productive and innovative research program that advances the field, and support and advance the goals of the UBC Breast Reconstruction Program and the Division of Plastic Surgery, UBC Department of Surgery. Click here for more details UBC seeks a candidate with a commitment to teaching and research to advance knowledge and management of alloplastic and microsurgical breast reconstruction. The candidate should have or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. A PhD or an appropriate advanced degree preferred. Qualified candidates are asked to please send their curriculum vitae, a letter describing research interests and vision for the UBC Breast Reconstruction Program, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of four referees to: Human Resources Manager, UBC Department of Surgery. (Posted June 13, 2018)
SURREY, BC: The Fraser West Plastic Surgery group and the Fraser Heath Authority is looking to hire a plastic surgeon to join our group of ten surgeons. The ideal applicant will have at least one year of post-graduate training in microsurgery. It is expected that the applicant will have a strong interest in tertiary and quaternary microsurgery reconstruction, including trauma, breast, and Head and Neck. They will be responsible for establishing a microsurgery program for the Fraser Health Authority at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Multiple private clinics also offer resources in the area. The successful applicant would join five surgeons at their office in Surrey. General plastic surgery call is currently 1 in 10. A MOCAP agreement provides an on call stipend. Call is shared with the Royal Columbian Hospital group covering a level 1 trauma centre. Click here for more options Please forward letters of interest, a copy of your CV and letters of reference to and . At least four letters of reference are required and must include residency and fellowship program directors. If you have been in practice for at least 4 years, a letter from your chief of surgery plus will be accepted in lieu of your program supervisors’. Please submit all applications no later than August 31, 2018. (Posted on June 13, 2018)
CAMPBELL RIVER, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery in Campbell River, BC is seeking a long-term locum. Start time and duration are negotiable. You will participate in paid on-call coverage with six others from the North Island Plastic Surgery group which includes Nanaimo and Campbell River. Plastic surgeons in Campbell River perform general plastic surgery including breast reconstruction, hand surgery, facial trauma, skin cancer management, microsurgery as well as cosmetic surgery. Click here for more details Please forward your CV to Dr. Sol Gregory at with the subject heading ‘Locum’ : . (Posted on June 8th, 2018)
RICHMOND HILL, ON: The Grand Genesis Health would like to invite Plastic Surgeons to operate in our recently set up State of Art Mini Hospital, Grand Genesis Health (GGH), a private OHP level 3 facility located in Richmond Hill, Yonge street. Our Two operating rooms are fully equipped & functional and plenty of OR time is available for booking without any time restriction. Click here for more details You can have a virtual tour in our clinic by watching this short video clip : https://youtu.be/Q7R0MqELs7A. Cosmetic & Plastic procedures that require general anesthesia and need less than 24hour recovery time (out patient) are all possible to be undertaken at GGH. The first month of operation at our facility will be free for surgeons bringing their patients. No rental fee. To inquire more please contact Ramin at (416) 566-1649 or Babak at (416) 878-3134 or you can send an email to / . (Posted on June 8th, 2018)
EDMONTON, AB: Covenant Health, Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, invites applications for an academic Plastic Surgeon specializing in Breast Reconstruction Surgery. The successful applicant will be based primarily at the Misericordia Community Hospital. The successful applicant will have a job description which includes a commitment to clinical care delivery, education and research. Click here for more details Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in Plastic 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 Plastic Surgery or equivalent and have undergone recognized Fellowship training in Breast Reconstructive Surgery. This individual will take part in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery curricula at the University of Alberta. The successful candidate will be appointed to an academic position within the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the names of three references forwarded to Dr. Jaret Olson, Director, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta, Section Chief, Plastic Surgery, Alberta Health Services, at . (Posted on May 30, 2018)
ABBOTSFORD, BC: The Fraser Health Association is looking to expand the plastic surgery group at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. The successful applicant will join two other plastic surgeons providing hospital coverage. The ideal applicants will have at least one year of post graduate training with preference shown towards a hand or breast fellowship. All applications will be considered. Click here for more details Call is currently 1 in 4. A MOCAP agreement provides an on call stipend. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2018. Please forward letters of interest and a copy of your CV to Dr. Aaron Brown at and Sandy Ahluwalia . (Posted on May 24, 2018)
CALGARY, AB: The Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, and Alberta Health Services invite applications for a clinical faculty position as a PLASTIC SURGEON at the South Health Campus in Calgary, Alberta, joining an existing group of four surgeons. This locum will cover the practice of a surgeon on academic leave from September 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. The SHC has a busy hand practice and has expanded its breast reconstruction program, to include both autologous and alloplastic reconstruction. The Department of Surgery requires the applicant to have at least one year of post-residency fellowship training, and be competent in hand surgery, microsurgery, and reconstructive breast surgery. The surgeon will be expected to participate actively in undergraduate and resident education. Click here for more details The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and must hold Fellowship certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The position will commence on September 1, 2018. Please forward your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and three letters of reference by May 31, 2018 to: Dr. Rob Harrop, Section Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Niza Delic, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9. Email: . (posted on April 25, 2018)
SUDBURY, ONTARIO: The Service of Plastic Surgery at Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé Nord (HSN), in Sudbury, Ontario, is recruiting a full-time clinical surgeon to join its existing complement of 4 full-time surgeons. Candidates who have an enthusiastic approach to quality patient care, undergraduate/postgraduate education, and possibly active clinical research should apply. The new candidate will share one in five call responsibility, and ensure seamless coverage for the region. Locum opportunities are also available. As the tertiary care referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, HSN serves a catchment population of over 600,000 residents. HSN occupied its one-site acute care hospital in March 2010, which boasts 17 ORs and state-of-the-art equipment throughout. All physicians are required to seek academic appointment at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), and become involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Research opportunities are also available with HSN’s affiliated research institute, HSNRI. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain speciality qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Physicians who practice full-time in Sudbury are eligible for attractive financial incentives. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to the Medical and Academic Affairs Office, by e-mail to . HSN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews or to locum, will be contacted. (re-posted August 22, 2018)
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO is seeking the services of a full-time Plastic Surgeon. The successful candidate will be entitled to one day per week in the OR as well as one day per week in the outpatient clinic. Call coverage is currently shared among a group of two plastic surgeons and the successful candidate will share these call responsibilities. Candidates must possess an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Ontario with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and must hold certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Expertise in breast reconstruction is required. The successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen or hold Canadian permanent residency status. Sault Area Hospital has an affiliation with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and allows for the opportunity to teach residents and medical students. The successful candidate would be expected to join the medical school faculty and participate in teaching and research activities. This position is eligible for the Ontario Ministry of Health incentive offered through the Northern Rural Recruitment & Retention Initiative and the Northern Specialist Alternative Payment Plan (NS APP). Interested applicants can contact: Christine Pagnucco, Manager, Sault Ste. Marie Physician Recruitment & Retention Program. Phone: (705) 759-3720 E-mail: . Visit the website for more information: www.saultmed.com (re-posted August 15, 2018)
BARRIE, ONTARIO: The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is seeking a new permanent member. Excellent opportunity for a busy general plastic surgery practice, with an interest in microsurgery and breast reconstruction. Start date is flexible, but late summer to early fall 2018 preferred. We are particularly seeking someone with interest in microsurgical breast reconstruction to join a Breast Reconstruction. Support of the Emergency Department, including coverage of hand trauma (excluding wrist) is required. Candidate may expect dedicated weekly OR time, minor procedure clinic and weekly Hand Trauma clinic. Call coverage expected at 1 in 4. Click here for more details. Applicants must be eligible for license to practice in Ontario and hold a fellowship in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Post residency training in Breast Reconstruction and Microsurgery preferred. If you are committed to patient safety and high standards of care, come join our growing team! Please forward your CV and 2 named references by April 15, 2018, Attn: Dr. Agnieszka Hassa, to: Brittany Peterson. Physician Recruitment Coordinator at . (Posted April 4, 2018)
MUSKOKA ALGONQUIN HEALTHCARE: FULL-TIME GENERAL PLASTIC SURGEON with a sub-specialty in breast reconstruction preferred. Dedicated OR time and Clinic time; Participate 24/7 general plastics regional call coverage, anticipated 1 in 5. Consultations to the ER and Inpatient Wards; On call Compensation under the Ministry of Health HOCC Program. Click for details.. Applicants interested in becoming a part of an energetic, collaborative approach to care in a rewarding environment can make inquiries, or send a current CV to: Liz Parrott, Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff, 100 Frank Miller Drive, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1H7, Tel: 705-789-0022 Ext. 2379 Fax: 705-789-0557,
SURREY/WESTMINSTER, BC: Plastic Surgery Locum needed; Lower Mainland, British Columbia. Seeking a locum in Surrey and New Westminster, BC, from mid-June 2018 for approximately 3 months. This is a busy multi-center, community-based plastic surgery group in the Fraser Health Authority. Resources include a fully staffed office, access to hospital outpatient clinics, minor surgery and main operating room time. Call coverage is shared and includes access to trauma time and MOCAP on-call stipend. This locum position is temporary, but there may be future permanent opportunities with our group. The population of our health authority is rapidly expanding and to support this our group is actively planning for expansion and recruitment. Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, and coverage with The Canadian Medical Protective Association are required. Please forward curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to: Dr. Jennifer Prince, #301-13737 96 Ave Surrey, BC V3V 1N1, (posted February 8, 2018)
CALGARY, ALBERTA: The Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, and Alberta Health Services invite applications for a clinical faculty position as a PLASTIC SURGEON at the Peter Lougheed Centre (PLC) in Calgary, Alberta, joining an existing group of five surgeons. The PLC has a busy elective and trauma hand service and is also expanding its breast reconstruction program. The position will commence in 2018. The ideal candidate will possess fellowship training in hand, wrist, and microsurgery as well as a strong research interest in medical and surgical education. The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and must hold Fellowship certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please forward your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and three letters of reference by March 15, 2018 to: Dr. Justin Yeung, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Niza Delic, Foothills Medical Centre, Room 382, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9;.(posted February 5, 2018)
NANAIMO, BRITISH COLUMBIA: The Division of Plastic Surgery at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital requires a full-time locum starting August 2018 for a period of 6 months, with a possible extension to 1 year. Alternate dates and shorter durations possible. Experience in microsurgery and breast reconstruction is beneficial, in addition to all aspects of community plastic surgery practice. There is great access to hospital resources including regular OR time, minor surgery and multidisciplinary hand clinic and private surgery centre. On-call rotation of 1:7 includes MOCAP on call stipend. Nanaimo is a harbor city located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, just 90 minutes from Victoria and a 20 minute float plane to downtown Vancouver. It offers a great work life balance with lots of local activities, especially for the outdoor enthusiast. Applicants must have a Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery, be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and have appropriate coverage through the Canadian Medical Protective Association. Please send inquiries to (posted March 2018)