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CALGARY, ALBERTA: The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary is seeking locum coverage for its Section of Plastic Surgery in the Calgary Zone. The locum coverage would be for 1 year commencing March 1, 2018 and ending April 30, 2019 working with the Plastic Surgeons at the Peter Lougheed Centre and all sites in the Calgary Zone.
Qualifications include an MD, a Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery. Applicants must be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and have appropriate coverage through the Canadian Medical Protective Association or equivalent. The position will commence on March 1, 2018. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please note this position will stay open until filled. Forward your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Rob Harrop, Section Chief – Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Jessica McIntosh, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9. Email: (Posted October 16, 2017)
VANCOUVER, BC: Breast Locum, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of British Columbia. The UBC Division of Plastic Surgery is seeking a locum tenens for a Breast Reconstruction Surgeon. The term is 6 months beginning January 1, 2018. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of breast reconstruction, including immediate reconstruction, delayed reconstruction and second stage and revision surgery. Applicants should have postgraduate fellowship training in breast surgery, and be comfortable with autologous, non-autologous and microsurgical reconstruction. Applicants should be certified in plastic surgery by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, or equivalent. Please address personal letter and CV to Dr. Peter Lennox, Head, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery, c/o (posted October 4, 2017)
VICTORIA, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery in Victoria BC is seeking a locum/temporary surgeon from June to September 2018, with the potential to start as early as the fall of 2017. Microsurgery and breast reconstruction experience would be assets to a broad spectrum of skills. There would be participation in the MOCAP supported call rotation of 6 colleagues that requires the range of plastic surgical coverage. All members of the division are involved in teaching though UBC. Applicants must have a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCSC(C), and obtain licensure in the Province of British Columbia. Please contact Dr Chris Taylor through for further information. (posted Sept. 8, 2017)
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 Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, joining an existing group of five surgeons (two of whom will be assuming senior surgeon status). CLICK FOR DETAILS. The position will commence in 2018. 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 November 7, 2017 to: Dr. Mark Haugrud, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Jessica Bartolome, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Email: (posted Sept. 8, 2017)
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 South Health Campus in Calgary, Alberta, joining an existing group of four surgeons. The SHC has a busy combined Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic hand program and is also expanding its breast reconstruction program, both immediate and delayed reconstruction. Click for details.The position will commence in 2018. 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 November 7, 2017 to: Dr. Fred Loiselle, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Jessica Bartolome, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9; Email: (posted Sept. 8, 2017)
BARRIE, ONTARIO: Full time position at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Center. The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie Ontario is seeking a Plastic and reconstructive Surgeon for a full time position. The successful candidate will join a group of three plastic surgeons, he or she is expected to hold an independent practice licence from CPSO and certificate of plastic and reconstructive surgery from RCPSC. Preferred candidate will have interest and knowledge of microsurgery, hand surgery and breast reconstruction. Interested candidates can forward their curriculum vitae and reference letters to the chief of staff at RVRHC, Dr. Jeff Tyberg at . Tel: 705-728-9090 ext. 41320, Fax: 705-792-3336. (Posted Sept. 7, 2017)
LONDON, ONTARIO: Western University, Chair/Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care London. A 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 Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. This is a dual position as Chair, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Western University; and as Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care London. The Chair/Chief will manage a very complex enterprise within an evolving health care system. The ideal candidate will possess the vision and scholarly profile to understand and develop the complex interrelationships between clinical obligations and the teaching and research strengths of the Division. Click for details. To apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2017 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018 or as negotiated. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and statement of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf to: Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC, Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery, 268 Grosvenor St., Room E3-117, London, ON, Canada, N6A 4V2, Phone: 519.663.3349 Fax: 519.646.6347, E-mail: Business Addresses: Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca; London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., London Ontario, N6A 5W9 (posted September 4, 2017)
STRATFORD, ONTARIO: Locum Required – beginning Nov/Dec 2017 for 6 months with the possibility of an extension to the end of December 2018. This is a busy community plastic surgery practice in Southwestern Ontario based at the Stratford General Hospital. Call coverage is shared and includes an on-call stipend. Resources include a fully staffed turnkey private office with EMR, hospital based ambulatory clinic time as well as local and general anesthesia time. Please forward a letter of interest along with curriculum vitae and two references to: Dr. Brian Hasegawa at (Posted August 22, 2017)
BRAMPTON, ONTARIO: William Osler Health System (Osler) seeking a dynamic individual for a full-time position starting October 1, 2017, primarily based at Brampton Civic Hospital, with additional elective resources possible at Etobicoke General Hospital and/or Peel Memorial Centre. Click for details. Applicants must be able to be licensed to practice in Ontario and hold a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. A brief cover letter along with updated curriculum vitae should be forwarded by August 31, 2017 to: Medical Staff Office, Attention: Zel Krajden – Site Chief of Surgery, Brampton Civic Hospital, William Osler Health System, 2100 Bovaird Dr. E., Brampton, ON L6R 3J7; Tel: 905-494-2120; Fax: 905-494-6206; (posted August 22, 2017)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO: The Niagara Plastic Surgery Centre is seeking a plastic surgeon as an associate. The successful candidate must be eligible for a CPSO license and possess a valid FRCSC in plastic surgery. Preference will be given to those with an interest in breast reduction and reconstruction surgery. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Main OR time and on call responsibilities will be shared within the Niagara Health System. A completely private surgical facility is available for both MOH and privately funded cases. The Niagara Region is a spectacular area to live and raise a family. There is beautiful weather, restaurants and a central location to southern Ontario and upstate NY. All eligible applicants are welcome to apply, including visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Remuneration is fee for service. Please submit a complete CV to: (Posted August 2, 2017)
SARNIA, ONTARIO: 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. Click for details.. To apply, please send CV and references to: Dr. Mike Haddad, Chief of Professional Staff, Bluewater Health, , 519-464-4400 ext 4534. (posted August 1, 2017)
NORTH YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL: Locum Position. The Division of Plastic Surgery, North York General Hospital, Toronto, is seeking a plastic surgeon to work with our group for a six-month locum position (surgical associate), from October 1, 2017 to March 30, 2018, with the potential for long-term appointment. The successful applicant will join a collegial multidisciplinary team of six plastic surgeons, servicing a large metropolitan community, within a University of Toronto affiliated hospital. A strong and enthusiastic commitment to resident teaching is required. Interest and expertise in microsurgical breast reconstruction is essential. Candidates are also expected to manage hand and facial trauma. There would be shared hospital call amongst the attending plastic surgeons, with a minimum of one in five call coverage. Applicants must have a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCSC(C), and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario, CPSO. Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send a cover letter and current CV to: Dr. Bernd Neu, Head, Division of Plastic Surgery, 20 Wynford Dr – Suite 319, Toronto, M3C 1J4. Email: (posted June 30, 2017)
Kingston, Ontario: Queen’s University Department of Surgery (www.surgery.queensu.ca) invites applications for a full-time academic Plastic Surgeon who has fellowship training in reconstructive micro surgery and hand/wrist surgery. An interest in peripheral nerve surgery would also be an asset. The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with Plastic and General Surgeons at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals as well as physicians in cognate departments, including the Division of Orthopedic surgery. Candidates must have an excellent record of success working in multi-disciplinary clinical environments. Click for further information.. The review of applications will begin on July 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is flexible. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. John Rudan, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen’s University, Victory 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Fax: (613) 544-9174, Email: (posted June 30, 2017)
Burlington, Ontario: Plastics Position at Joseph Brant Hospital. Join the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastics as a member of the Associate Staff, at Joseph Brant Hospital. Joseph Brant Hospital is a busy community hospital servicing the city of Burlington with a population of 175,000. The Hospital is currently undergoing a significant redevelopment with the building of a new patient tower with nine new operating rooms, Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care including Fracture Clinic and ICU scheduled to open on August 21st. The Surgery Program performs approximately11,000 surgical operations each year. Plastics is one component of our comprehensive surgical program including vascular, gynaecology, orthopaedics, urology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, general surgery and dental. Click for details. 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 June 30, 2017 (posted June 15, 2017)
Halifax, NS: Dalhousie University, in conjunction with the IWK Health Centre is seeking a full time academic plastic surgeon. The IWK Health Centre is the largest women’s health centre and sole tertiary care pediatric hospital in the Maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, serving a catchment area of more than 1.8 million people. The Plastic Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University is a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program with full involvement in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education programs. Click for details.. 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 September 15, 2017. Submissions may be made to: Dr. Michael Bezuhly, Division of Plastic Surgery, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3J 3G9, Phone: (902) 470 8168, Fax: (902) 470 7939, . (posted June 7, 2017)
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON: Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener-Waterloo are jointly recruiting for Locum Tenens Plastic Surgeon to assist with on-call coverage. Click for details.. 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. 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 June 1, 2017)
Fort McMurray, AB: Timberlea Services Centre is seeking a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon to complement our team and offer facial plastic surgery services. We are a private Non-Hospital Surgical Facility located in Fort McMurray. We are currently offering Blepharoplasty, Ptosis Repair, Browlifts, Rhinoplasty and Facelifts and would like someone to join our team with experience in Facial Plastic Surgery. In the future we will look at adding below the neck surgeries as well. We are looking for someone to fly in and fly out 1 day a month for an OR day and for consults same day. Flight & accommodation is compensated. Candidates must possess a license to practice in Alberta and hold certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen or hold Canadian permanent residency status. Interested applicants can email . (posted May 29, 2017)
Humber River Hospital, Toronto, Ontario is seeking Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons: We are looking to recruit two full time Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons to join a collegial team of 7 surgeons. One position will involve a broad clinical practice and the candidate should be comfortable with all areas of general plastic surgery. The other position will focus on hand and upper extremity surgery and the candidate should have additional training in this area. Resources available for both positions include regular ambulatory clinic, minor surgery and main OR time. In addition to demonstrated clinical excellence, you require relevant certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and are a member of, or eligible for membership with, the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a letter and detailed CV by Friday, May 26, 2017 to: Dr. Narendra Singh, Chief of Staff, Humber River Hospital, 1235 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M3M 0B2 E-mail: . Interested candidates who qualify will be contacted and may be asked to attend a pre-application interview. Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application for these positions. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to these positions. www.hrh.ca (posted May 2, 2017)
McMaster University, in conjunction with St. Joseph’s Healthcare 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. The service provides tertiary and quaternary level care to patients within the catchment area and plays an essential role in the support of other programs including head and neck surgery and surgical oncology. The Plastic Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery, McMaster University is a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program in Plastic Surgery with full involvement in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs. Click for details. 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 May 31, 2017. 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, Email: (posted April 27, 2017)
St-Jérôme, Québec: The Plastic Surgery service at St-Jerome Hospital is recruiting a full time clinical plastic and reconstructive surgeon to join our team of 4. Candidates interested in a busy trauma and reconstructive practice will find a great environment centered on patient care. Our new candidate plastic surgeon will cover all hand trauma, breast reconstruction, oncologic reconstruction and more. We do not cover facial fractures. Candidate must speak French. St-Jerome Hospital is one of many installations of the CISSS des Laurentides. The population basin served by the CISSS is approximately 750 000. Call covers the entire CISSS (ST-Jerome, Ste-Agathe, Lachute and Mont-Laurier hospitals as well as numerous walk-in clinics). Our next team member will share 1 in 5 call. Resources available to the plastic surgeon include ambulatory clinic space, OR for minor (local anaesthesia) as well as general anaesthesia cases. Interested candidates should sent a letter of interest, C.V. as well as 3 letters of reference to Dr. Haitham Badran, Chief of plastic surgery service at St-Jerome Hospital, (posted March 30, 2017)
Duncan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Locum needed. The ideal candidate would be available for approximately 6 months starting February 2018; however, start and end dates are flexible. The practice includes elective hand surgery, treatment and reconstruction of facial skin cancers, breast surgery, and wrist surgery. Treatment of wrist pathology is not necessary. The office is well organized with supportive and knowledgeable long-term staff. The Cowichan Valley is one of Canada’s most beautiful regions with warm weather, biking, fishing, lakes, the ocean, wineries, and the Gulf Islands at your door step. Victoria and Nanaimo are both a 60 minute drive away. A float plane to downtown Vancouver is only 30 minutes door-to-door. Access to a beautiful home with a pool is optional. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to earn a good income and enjoy the summer all at the same time. If the candidate wish to continue with ongoing part time work after this it would be available. Alternatively, a locum in the Greater Vancouver District following this position could be arranged. Please contact (posted March 13, 2017)
Sault Ste. Marie 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 (posted February 8, 2017)
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 (3 full-time). 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 four 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 February 2, 2017)