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Hospitalist

The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre (TOHRC)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The University of Ottawa Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Partnership is looking for a locum family physician/internist to provide clinical services as a Most Responsible Physician (MRP) Hospitalist for TOHRC inpatient units.

Currently hiring:
LOCUM PART-TIME (0.5 FTE) HOSPITALIST for February 2022 – June 2022

Work Requirements:

  • Workload: approximately 10-12 beds (can range from 8-14)
  • Hours of responsibility: Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm (no call, no weekends)
  • Rotation is 3 weeks on, 1 week off
  • A daily internal cross coverage system is in place to allow physicians to do other clinical work or activities after their routine rounding during work weeks

Practice Setting:

  • 70 bed hospital that provides tertiary and quaternary specialized care and rehabilitation
  • The patient population includes amputations, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, strokes, chronic lung disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, musculoskeletal dysfunction, and communications disorders
  • Five In-patient rehabilitation units – Acquired Brain Injury, Short Term, Neurospinal, Complex Orthopedic, and Respiratory Rehabilitation
  • TOHRC is attached to The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, and has access to all inpatient diagnostics and services (lab, imaging, consultation services)
  • Access to electronic medical record (EPIC) and TOH MacBook
  • FFS billing as MRP, no overhead cost or tithe

Work Expectations:

  • The providers will ensure the general medical care of inpatients admitted to TOHRC including but not limited to:
  • Round daily on patients and manage medical issues
  • Be available to treat patients from 8AM to 5PM weekdays
  • Admission history and physical
  • Discharge medication prescriptions and discharge summaries prepared day of discharge
  • Work closely with admitting Physiatrists and PM&R trainees on the unit
  • Collaborate with Rehabilitation Team
  • Attend Interdisciplinary rounds
  • Attend Family Conferences
  • Day-time on-call availability to manage emergency medical situations
  • rovide additional coverage during other hospitalists’ unexpected absences

Remuneration:

  • No overhead cost or tithe, all billed services retained by the provider
  • Physician may bill as the MRP physician for patient care
  • Visits remunerated on a fee-for-service model under OHIP

Reporting directly to the Physiatrist–in-Chief, the successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree
  • Appropriate Certificate in medical practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Registration in good standing with the CMPA
  • License in Ontario (or be eligible for licensure)
  • Bilingualism (French/English) would be an asset.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application including an up to date CV to:

Office of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre

Room 1104, 505 Smyth Rd,

Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M2

By Fax:   613-737-6877

Or by e-mail to: empranger@toh.ca

Inquiries may be directed to

Dr. Emily Pranger, Chief of Hospitalist Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center: empranger@toh.ca