ACUTE CARE HOSPITALIST - Full Time & Locum Opportunities available

Acute Care Hospitalist – Full time, Locum opportunities available

Job Title: Acute Care Hospitalist

Date Posted: November 3, 2021

Department: Family Medicine



In partnership with other members of the medical staff, the hospitalist will provide care for designated hospital in-patients. They may be most responsible physician (MRP) for these patients or involved in concurrent care along with one of the specialists. The hospitalists will work with the multidisciplinary team to provide care and services at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) in accordance with accepted and evolving standards of clinical practice. They will utilize excellent diagnostic and therapeutic skills for the assessment and management of a wide range of medical conditions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  The primary responsibility is for the provision of the highest quality of medical care; utilizing the resources of OSMH in a prudent manner, and working within their scope of training, experience and skill level.  The hospitalist will be responsible for: Providing MRP coverage for designated in-patients (designated patients are “unattached”- out of area or not currently enrolled with a physician or group that does inpatient care).  Providing concurrent care when requested by a specialist based on complexity. Participating in the provision of 24/7 coverage with the other hospitalists. Communicating effectively with other members of the care team and the other hospitalists in order to facilitate transfer of patient care.  Participating in the multidisciplinary approach to clinical utilization. Actively participate as a preceptor for medical trainees to develop inpatient acute care skills.

AVAILABILITY: Must be able to work a full seven day or a split week (model TBD), providing 24x7x365 coverage for the defined population of inpatients. Must dedicate the work day to hospital work and expect to have a census of approximately 20 patients (appropriate census and over-census procedures to be negotiated).

REMUNERATION: Fee for service plus hospital stipend.

QUALIFICATIONS: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) unrestricted license that allows the physician to fulfil the requirements of this position. Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. ACLS training. Applicant must be eligible for appointment to the Credentialed Staff at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital.



Interested Applicants are encouraged to follow the link above to apply.

For any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Ally Piercy, Medical Affairs Coordinator at


OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Medical Affairs department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia providing a comprehensive range of programs and services including medical, surgical and emergency care, as well as outpatient services. OSMH’s primary service area includes Orillia, Rama First Nation, and the Townships of Severn, Ramara, and Oro-Medonte, although through our regional programs we are able to offer kidney care, orthopedic care, sexual assault and domestic violence treatment, complex continuing care, adult mental health care, seniors care, as well as pediatric and neonatal intensive care to patients throughout North Simcoe Muskoka and beyond.

Nestled on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe, Orillia is located 1.5 hours north of Toronto and offers five picturesque waterfront parks, a state of the art new library, a world class entertainment centre, the Orillia Recreation Centre, sixty alpine ski runs and eighty two kilometers of cross-country ski/cycling trails. The recent renewal of three key cultural assets; Leacock Museum, Orillia Opera House and Museum of Art & History contributes to a vibrant arts community. Government services, education, retail, manufacturing and tourism are the basis of Orillia’s economy. The region is home to several large employers including; Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters as well as OPP Central Command, Casino Rama, Georgian College and Lakehead University.