Thank you for your interest in Guelph General Hospital (GGH) which is a comprehensive, acute care community hospital. With 182 beds, GGH offers a wide range of primary, secondary and selected tertiary services within a state-of-the-art facility. We have 22 Level 2 and 3 ICU beds, provide care for tele-stroke patients, and are the regional provider for vascular surgery. GGH is affiliated with the Waterloo campus of McMaster University Medical School with medical student and resident teaching opportunities available. GGH has been named one of three Waterloo area “top employers” for 2015.
Located in Southwestern Ontarion, Guelph is a large city with a catchment area of 200,000. It is easily accessible, close to Toronto and major airports and has excellent rail, bus and road systems. The city offers an excellent quality of life with beautiful homes, outstanding schools, places of worship, great restaurants and shopping facilities. The area offers great summer and winter recreational facilities and activities of all kinds. The city also enjoys a wide range of diverse cultural and community activities and events. The area boasts one of the highest rates of economic development and employment growth in the Country.
The following opportunities are currently available:
|Jeff Warner (centre) credits our Emergency Department and our ICU team with saving his life.|
GGH will be transitioning to a fully closed-access model of care for our level 2 and 3 ICU’s. We are seeking locum physicians to join our critical care team to provide overnight coverage beginning in the fall of 2016.
The successful candidates must be licensed to practice in Ontario and display competence in resuscitation, airway management and conditions common to our Level 3 ICU including sepsis, respiratory failure, and post-thrombolysis acute stroke management. They must also be competent to manage conditions common to our Level 2 ICU such as respiratory failure requiring BiPAP, acute coronary syndromes, and rapid atrial fibrillation. Candidates with a Fellowship in Critical Care are encouraged to apply. Candidates who hold a fellowship in Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, may also have the opportunity to concurrently cover the overnight general internal medicine service.
Please forward a CV, in confidence, to:
Guelph General Hospital Emergency Group welcomes potential recruits who are interested in working in our Emergency Department. Join a democratic physician group working in a modern, quality-focused ED serving more than 62,000 patients annually.
Our hospital values patient care, and was ranked No. 3 out of 74 Ontario hospitals for patient flow in 2015 and 2016. We offer excellent remuneration under an Alternate Funding model, a collegial work culture and generous time off. FRCP-EM, CCFP-EM or equivalent ED experience required.
Guelph is a beautiful and vibrant university city of over 125,000 located within close proximity of Toronto, London and Hamilton. Associated with one of the fastest growing economic regions in Canada, Guelph offers a wide variety of educational, cultural, recreational and sporting activities.
For information contact:
Dr. Ian Digby, Chief of Emergency Medicine
Guelph General Hospital
Suitable applicants must be hold CCFP-EM or FRCP-EM certification (or have considerable EM experience), and will be asked to provide a current CV, cover letter, and three references.
What our group offers:
- Solid group of 28 physicians (CCFP-EM & FRCP)
- Democratic and transparent decisions
- Excellent relations with nursing staff, consultants and hospital administration
- 8 shifts per day, good shift hours
- Casino night shifts = better sleep!
- Equitable schedule with good time off
- AFA funding model with transparent and democratic group finances
- Central Group billing with low overhead
- ED Quality Team leads ED improvements
- Our hospital is focused on flow! In 2015 and 2016, GGH was ranked No. 3 out of 74 Ontario hospitals for patient flow.
Come for a tour and see what we’re doing!