Practice Opportunities

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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. Paul Oxley at and . (Posted on May 24, 2018)

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster University, in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking a full time academic Plastic Surgeon. The HNHB LHIN (4) Plastic Surgery Program serves a catchment area of more than 2.5 million residents. Click here for more details The successful applicant’s clinical skill set must include the full spectrum of Plastic Surgery care with a focus on microsurgery and reconstruction to support both the breast and surgical oncology services. Fellowship training in Microsurgery is preferred. A full-time appointment at the appropriate level in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University is required and will be available to the successful applicant. Candidates with either a Masters degree in Research Methodology, or a strong track record of research are preferred. Applicants must have a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery, Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a description of previous academic experience, as well as of specialty training. Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2018. Submissions may be made to:Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, B3-155 Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre 711 Concession Street, Hamilton ON L8V 1C3 or by Email: . (posted on May 17, 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 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.  (re-posted April 20,2018)

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: .  Click for more information or visit the website:   www.saultmed.com (re-posted  April 20, 2018)

BURLINGTON, ON: Join the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastics as a member of the Associate Staff, at Joseph Brant Hospital. The incumbent will have equitable access to operating room time allocated to the section of Plastics with an expectation of equitable call responsibilities. This is a community based position involving the breadth of general plastic surgery practice but an interest in hand surgery would be an asset. As a community campus of McMaster University, candidates will be expected to participate in a teaching commitment and to seek an appropriate appointment to McMaster University. Click here for more details. Registration with (or eligibility for) the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada are required. Graduating residents are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through the Chief of Staff Office at or (fax) 905-336-6480 or 1230 North Shore Blvd, Burlington, ON, L7S 1W7. Please submit a CV and letter of interest by April 30, 2018. (Posted on April 18, 2018)

RICHMOND HILL, ON: The Richmond Hill Medical and Surgical Centre is looking to recruit a part time plastic surgeon with expertise in facial skin cancer especially in T Zone, skin flaps and grafts. The Richmond Hill Medical and Surgical Centre is located in Richmond Hill, ON. You will join an experienced team of dermatologists, surgeons, plastic surgeons, and other specialists and nurses. We have a state of the art operating unit with flexible OR times that fits your schedule. We work on an income split basis and will do billing, scheduling and all other administrative needs. Please contact Ramin at 416-566-1649 or email for more information. (Posted on April 18, 2018)

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO:  Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is seeking a full time plastic surgeon to help expand our regional reconstructive breast surgery program.  There are currently two plastic surgeons already on staff at CMH.  The position will require the successful candidate to work with local, regional, provincial and federal organizations to promote breast reconstruction at CMH. Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is an affiliated teaching site of the McMaster University School of Medicine and a RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization. Participation in teaching and mentoring medical learners and residents is both an expectation and an opportunity.  Click for details. The position is available as of June 1st.  If you are interested in becoming a part of the CMH Plastic Surgery team, please forward letters of interest and up to date curriculum vitae to Dr. Robert Shenker via email at and cc Zaheer Abdulali, Medical Administration, (posted April 17, 2018)

VANCOUVER, BC: The UBC Division of Plastic Surgery is accepting applications for a full-time permanent position in breast reconstruction. Applicants must have subspecialty fellowship training in breast reconstruction, including microsurgical reconstruction. Click here for more details. Applicants must be certified in Plastic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada), and be eligible for licensure by the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons.  The successful applicant must qualify for an UBC clinical appointment and will be expected to be involved in teaching at all levels. Applications will be accepted until May 15 2018. Please respond with cover letter and CV to Dr. Peter Lennox,Head, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery, c/o Ms. Maureen Berard, Administrative Manager, 2nd Floor, JPPS, BTHAU, 855 W. 12 Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, . (Posted April 13, 2018)

VANCOUVER, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery, UBC is accepting applications for a full-time permanent plastic surgical position with subspecialization in hand and microsurgery.  Click here for more details.  Applicants must be certified in Plastic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada), and be eligible for licensure by the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons.  Applicants should have fellowship training in hand and microsurgery. The successful applicant must qualify for an UBC clinical appointment and will be expected to be involved in clinical teaching.  Applications will be accepted until 15 May 2018. Please respond with cover letter and CV to Dr. Peter Lennox, Head, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery; c/o Ms. Maureen Berard, Administrative Manager, 2nd Floor, JPPS, BTHAU, 855 W. 12 Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9,. (Posted April 13, 2018)

NEW WESTMINSTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA: All applications should be received no later than MAY 31, 2018. The Fraser West Plastic Surgery group and the Fraser Health Authority is looking to hire a hand subspecialist.  The ideal applicant will have at least one year of post graduate training in hand and microsurgery. It is expected that the applicant will have a strong interest in tertiary and quaternary hand care. Click here for more details. The group is affiliated with the University of British Columbia with teaching opportunities for medical students and residents, though this is not a primary residency training site.  Multiple private clinics also offer resources in the area. General plastic surgery call is currently 1 in 10. A MOCAP agreement provides an on call stipend. Please forward letters of interest, a copy of your CV and three letters of reference to and . (Posted April 4, 2018)

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA: The Fraser Health Association is looking to expand the group at Burnaby Hospital. The ideal applicants will have an interest in general plastic surgery, including breast, hand and skin cancer care.  Click here for more details. All applications will be considered. Burnaby Hospital is located in the North part of the Fraser Health Authority, B.C.’s largest and fastest growing health authority.  The group is affiliated with the University of British Columbia with teaching of medical students and residents in the UBC Fraser Valley programs. Call is currently 1 in 4. A MOCAP agreement provides an on call stipend. Please forward letters of interest, a copy of your CV, and three reference letters to  and . (Posted April 4, 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)

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Lions Gate Hospital is currently seeking a full time Plastic Surgeon to provide general plastic surgery care including: management of skin cancers, breast, hand, facial and emergency surgery. We are an expanding division with a large referral base from the Coastal Community of Care including the North Shore, the Sea to Sky Corridor (Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton) and the Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella, Bella Coola). The successful applicant will be based at Lions Gate Hospital but will be expected to heavily participate in the expansion of services offered in our Community of Care. Click here for more details. Applicants must have Certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be eligible or licensed in the Province of British Columbia. Expressions of interest must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a covering letter describing previous specialty and subspecialty training, previous working experience and an explanation of reasons for your interest in this position. The deadline for application is May 05, 2018.  Applications should be sent attention to Dr. James Saunders 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,

KITCHENER, ONTARIO: grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are jointly recruiting for Locum Tenens Plastic Surgeon to assist with on-call coverage in particular for the summer 2018.  Both Hospitals’ are located in Kitchener-Waterloo: The Hospitals  www.grhosp.on.ca and www.smgh.ca. The candidate must hold an 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. Click for details.. 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,

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO: Seeking a locum in Peterborough, Ontario to cover a community plastic surgery practice from May 2018 to November 2018. The start date is negotiable. Fellows and residents graduating in June are welcome to apply. This six-month locum has the potential for extension as well as a permanent position within the group. Resources include access to a beautiful office space with experienced staff, an established EMR, and a large office procedure room. Hospital resources at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre include main OR time (1.5 days per week), local OR time (1-2 days per month) and a hospital outpatient clinic. Call coverage is shared and includes an on-call stipend. This is a wonderful community to live and work. Summer is the perfect time to visit the surrounding Kawartha Lakes and is well suited for active, outdoorsy individuals and families. Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as well as licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is required.  To apply, please forward a letter of interest, CV, and names of three references to Dr. Jennifer Klok at . (posted February 19, 2018)

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)

TORONTO, ONTARIO:  The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto are inviting applications for a full time plastic surgeon. The effective date of this appointment is flexible, tentatively aiming for July 1, 2018. The responsibilities of this position include clinical practice, teaching plastic surgery residents and medical students and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The candidate will require an academic focus (research, education) which will be an important aspect of their job description. The individual will also have a role in the utilization of technology in simulation and medical education. Research focusing on new imaging technologies for application in pre-operative planning and intra-operative visualization and guidance is desired. Training in quality and patient safety is a desirable attribute for a successful candidate. Click for details..  Please submit applications, the name of three referees and curriculum vitae by March 15, 2018 by email to Ms. Suzanne Meade at . For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at http://surgery.utoronto.ca.

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)

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO: Halton Healthcare – Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital is currently seeking a full time plastic surgeon to join a dynamic surgical team at our Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital site. The current service consists of three plastic surgeons. The successful applicant will be expected to provide general plastic surgery care, including: skin, breast, hand and emergency surgery. Subspecialty training in fields such as breast reconstruction or hand surgery is an asset, but not required. A busy stream of referrals can be expected from the ER, family physicians and the breast cancer surgeons. Bring your compassion and expertise to an outstanding team. Our goal is to hire a surgeon who will provide exemplary patient care and experiences and be a great support to their colleagues. Applicants must have Certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed in the Province of Ontario. Expressions of interest must include up-to-date curriculum vitae, a description of previous specialty and subspecialty training and previous working experience and should be received by March 31, 2018. Interested individuals should submit inquiries or a covering letter and current curriculum vitae to the attention of: Dr. Duncan Rozario, Chief of Surgery, c/o Andrea D’Sa, Director of Medical Affairs, (posted February 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)

THORNHILL, ONTARIO:  I am looking for locum coverage of an office based practice in Thornhill, Ontario for one-year starting anywhere from April to July 2018 (length and start date flexible, may have potential to become permanent). This is a flexible community practice with a wide variety of referrals and is a perfect opportunity for a new grad looking to start their practice and ‘hit the ground running’, someone looking to make the move into the Toronto area, or for anyone looking to expand their referral base. It offers good, reliable, revenue at a relatively relaxed pace but you can gear your practice however you wish. The clinic is open 7 days a week so you can set your own schedule. Resources include marketing for your practice as well as a fully staffed office with EMR/billing support, a large pool of referring physicians from their network of 20+ offices (plus the existing referral base from external sources that have been developed over the past 3 years) as well as in-office minor procedures with dedicated nurse.  Applicants must have a Royal College fellowship in Plastic Surgery and must be eligible for a license to practice in Ontario. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV to Dr. Mathew Plant. Tel: 416-907-4704. Email communication strongly preferred.  (posted February 2018)

CAMPBELL RIVER, BC:  Seeking a locum surgeon in Campbell River on Vancouver Island from July 2018 to December 2018.  Can be extended. This is a busy community practice with a wide variety of referrals. Resources include a fully staffed office with EMR/billing support, office minor procedures, hospital ambulatory clinic time, and excellent access to the OR. Call coverage is shared and includes an on-call stipend.  Wonderful place to live and work! Please forward letter of intent to Dr. Robin Evans at (posted January 9, 2018)

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON is seeking the services of a Plastic Surgery locum(s) during the following times to cover call, clinics and occasional OR: March 5 – 11; March 17 – 25; April and throughout the summer months. There is opportunity to provide services in office at no expense to the locum physician. Click for further information. For more information including remuneration for this locum, please contact:  Christine Pagnucco, Manager, Sault Ste. Marie Physician Recruitment & Retention Program.  Phone: (705) 759-3720 E-mail: . (posted January 9, 2018)

ABBOTSFORD, BC: Locum Opportunity Available.  From June 20th until August 19, 2018. The opportunity comes with a fully staffed office and a completely booked schedule ensuring a profitable two months. The split will be 75:25 with 100% of your on call stipend going to you. Do as much or as little call as you want. Please contact Dr. Aaron Brown at to discuss further. (posted January 9, 2018)