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BARRIE, ON: SimcoDerm Medical and Surgical Dermatology Centre is looking to recruit a part-time Plastic Surgeon with expertise in facial skin cancer, especially in TZone, skin flaps and grafts. The candidate will join an experienced team of dermatologists, surgeons, plastic surgeons and nurses. The Centre has a state of the art operating unit with flexible OR times. Interested candidates should contact Ramin at 416-726-2466 or by email at for more information. (Posted November 15, 2019)
THUNDER BAY, ON: The Department of Surgery and Division of Plastic Surgery, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, are inviting applications for a full-time Plastic Surgeon to join an existing complement of 2 full-time plastic surgeons. The responsibilities of this position include: general plastic surgery and on call duties. The ideal applicant will have certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and an independent license or be eligible for an independent license in the Province of Ontario. Click for further information. Interested candidates can contact: Jamie Sitar, Physician Recruitment Retention Specialist, Medical Affairs, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre by email: or via phone: (807) 684-6028 or fax: (807) 684-5893. (Posted November 13, 2019)
MISSISSAUGA, ON: The McLean Clinic, located in central Mississauga in the western Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, is seeking a full-time Plastic Surgeon desiring a career in Cosmetic Surgery. This well-established clinic has consistent large volumes of all types of cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments. All procedures on the face, breast and body are performed. The McLean Clinic is also a recognized leader in FTM gender reassignment surgery (top surgery). The ideal candidate is in good standing with the Royal College and has experience in cosmetic surgery and has preferably completed fellowship training. For gender reassignment cases, training will be provided to help accommodate the large demand at the clinic. For the right candidate, there will be an ownership and profit-sharing. All applicants are appreciated; however, only those who receive an interview will be contacted. Applicants should send resume and cover letter by email to: . (Posted November 13, 2019)
ANTIGONISH, N.S.: St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, is seeking a full-time Plastic Surgeon to join another Plastic Surgeon who will be transitioning towards retirement over the next 2 years. The service currently manages pathology of the hand, breast, head and neck, facial trauma, skin including melanoma, chronic wounds, minor burns, other. Some aesthetic surgery is possible. An interest in general reconstruction is an asset. OR and ambulatory clinic time is available, as is office space attached to the hospital with administrative support. Click for further information. Interested candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia and must be certified or eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Please direct inquiries to: Victoria MacAulay, Physician Recruitment Consultant, . (Posted November 8, 2019)
LONDON, ON: The Department of Surgery, Divisions of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care London is inviting applications for a Division Chair/Chief and Full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after February 15, 2020 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. Full details are available here. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and statement of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to: Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC, FCAHS Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Room E3-117 268 Grosvenor St. PO Box 5777, STN B London, ON, Canada, N6A 4V2. The applicant must also complete, sign and include the form at the following link: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/application-full-time-clinical.pdf Fax: 519.646-6347 E-mail: (Posted November 6, 2019)
TORONTO, ON: The Department of Surgery, Divisions of Orthopaedic and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at University Health Network (UHN) are inviting applications for a locum position for a Hand Surgeon. The effective date of this appointment is March 1, 2020. The locum surgeon will work within the Toronto Western Hand Program and will participate in the clinical care of upper extremity patients. The locum surgeon will take over an established hand, peripheral nerve and wrist practice for a duration of 6 months. Dedicated clinic and operating room resources will be provided on a weekly basis. The locum will take an equal share of call within the group of hand surgeons. Microsurgical experience is required as our institution is a regional replantation centre. The UHN is an academic centre affiliated with the University of Toronto Undergraduate Medical School and Post-graduate resident training programs. The locum position will be involved with resident, fellow and medical student education through clinical activities. 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. Please submit curriculum vitae and the names of three referees by email to: Dr. Heather Baltzer Interim Director, Toronto Western Hand Program, 399 Bathurst Street, 2EW-422 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8. (Posted November 1, 2019)
TORONTO, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery at St. Michaels Hospital, Unity Health Toronto is inviting applications for a clinical associate. The anticipated start date of this appointment is January 6, 2020. The responsibilities of this position include general Plastic Surgery clinical practice and on call duties. An interest in hand and upper extremity surgery would be an asset. This is a 6-month contract with potential for renewal. Compensation is through fee for service with OHIP billings and on-call stipend. Resources would include a minimum of 2 operating room days per month, one half day clinic per week, as well as access to a minor procedure room. On call responsibilities would be 1 in 4. Click for further information. The successful candidate will be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and hold licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Applicants should submit a brief letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references to by Nov 10, 2019. All candidates will be contacted, and those meeting selection criteria will be invited for an interview. (Posted October 28, 2019)
OAKVILLE, ON: The Department of Surgery at Halton Healthcare invites applications for a full-time Plastic Surgeon to provide general plastic surgery care, including: skin, breast, hand and emergency surgery. Subspecialty training in fields such as craniofacial, breast reconstruction, microsurgery or hand surgery is an asset, but not required. The ideal applicant must have certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and an independent license, or be eligible for an independent license, in the Province of Ontario. Advanced fellowship training is an asset. The candidate must also fulfill the roles of the CanMEDS framework. The candidate will be part of a team of 5 full time Plastic Surgeons working in a brand new state-of-the-art 457 bed hospital housed in a 1.6 million sq. ft. facility with modernized and ‘state of the art’ surgical suites. The position includes access to regular operating room time, fracture clinic, and ambulatory care resources in Oakville; affiliation and partnership with McMaster University with an option to participate in surgical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level; shared care using a Hospitalist model for inpatient care and participation in the funded (HOCC) plastic surgery call group. A busy stream of referrals can be expected from the ER, family physician and the breast cancer surgeons. Interested individuals should submit a covering letter with their up-to-date resume (including a complete description of previous specialty and subspecialty training and previous working experience) by December 15, 2019 to: Dr. Duncan Rozario, Chief of Surgery, c/o Andrea D’Sa, Director of Medical Affairs and by email to . Halton Healthcare thanks all applicants, but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted. All appointments are subject to Board approval. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. Halton Healthcare will work with candidates requiring an accommodation to meet their needs to ensure equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. (Posted October 3, 2019)
OTTAWA, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery at the Ottawa Hospital, in affiliation with the University of Ottawa, invites applications for a permanent full-time Craniofacial Surgeon with fellowship training in craniofacial surgery to commence in September 2020. The ideal applicant must have completed at least a one-year fellowship training in craniofacial trauma and adult craniofacial reconstruction. In addition, the applicant must have a stated research interest and plan for research development. The candidate should hold or be eligible for certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The candidate must also be eligible for liability insurance. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and names of three references to: Danny Peters MD, Head-Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital by e-mail to . Applications will be considered until December 1, 2019 or until the job is filled. (Posted October 2, 2019)
CAMPBELL RIVER, Vancouver Island, B.C.: The Campbell River and District General Hospital has an opportunity for a Plastic Surgeon to join two others. The plastic surgeons practicing in Campbell River perform general plastic surgery including breast reconstruction, hand surgery, facial fractures, skin cancer management as well as cosmetic surgery. Microsurgery is currently limited to trauma and single free flap elective cases. Along with full scope plastic surgery, you may establish a specific specialty focus to your practice. The existing Hand Clinic is staffed by 3 full trained Hand Therapists. On call is 1 in 7-8 and is shared with colleagues located in Nanaimo. Applicants will hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Plastic Surgery and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. Sponsored visits may be available as well as recruitment incentives and relocation assistance to the successful candidate. To apply, please forward a letter of interest, CV, and names of three references to: Medical Staff Recruitment, Island Health, . For more information and to view the position, please click here. (Posted September 26, 2019)
KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON: Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are jointly recruiting a full-time Plastic surgeon to fill a vacancy in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. As the largest central community in one of Canada’s fastest growing regions, Kitchener-Waterloo offers the very best of mulitcultural, large urban centre living and vibrant city life with the warmth and tight-knit community associated with smaller town. The hospitals in Kitchener-Waterloo: www.grhosp.on.ca and www.smgh.ca. 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. 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. Offering round-the-clock services in orthopedics; urology, gynecology, cancer, plastic and reconstructive and emergency surgery as well as a wide variety of general surgeries, their surgeons perform approximately 10,000 procedures each year. The candidate must be eligible for independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and hold certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery. The hospitals are seeking candidates with fellowship in hand surgery or breast surgery. Proficiency in craniofacial surgery would be an asset. Interested candidates are invited to inquire about this opportunity by sending their curriculum vitae by email to the attention of Tanja Cvijetic, Medical Affairs Coordinator, . (Posted Sept. 26, 2019)
SUDBURY, ON: 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 encouraged 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. (Posted Sept. 25, 2019)
RICHMOND HILL, ON: We would like to invite Plastic Surgeons to operate in our State of Art Mini Hospital, Grand Genesis Health (GGH), a private OHP level 3 facility located in Richmond Hill, 9080 Yonge street. Our Two operating rooms are fully equipped & functional and OR time is available for booking. For a virtual tour of the clinic : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtFkwLINpME Cosmetic & Plastic procedures that require general anesthesia and need less than 24 hour recovery time (outpatient) are all possible to be undertaken at GGH. To inquire more please contact Ramin at (416) 566-1649 or Babak at (416) 878-3134 or email to or .
BARRIE, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario is seeking a new permanent member to join our group. Excellent opportunity for a busy general plastic surgery practice, with an interest in microsurgery and breast reconstruction. Click for details. Please forward your CV and 2 named references Attn: Dr. Agnieszka Hassa to: Brittany Thompson, Physician Recruitment Coordinator, (re-posted Sept. 2019)