Specialist Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on Stroke Rehab Program

McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking a clinician educator in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) to join the Stroke Rehabilitation team at Hamilton General Hospital - Regional Rehabilitation Centre (HHS-RRC) and the Department of Medicine, Division of PM&R.  The position is best suited for a physician who is skilled in optimizing the recovery of stroke survivors with demonstrated teaching ability, research experience and/or Quality Improvement training/experience.   Join a group of highly skilled and motivated PM&R specialists and teams.

The successful candidate will practise in a dedicated inpatient rehabilitation setting with interprofessional teams for 8 to 10 months of the year.  There is direct linkage to the acute care hospital for seamless transfer between buildings.  Inpatient responsibilities will be shared with two other PM&R specialists.

Opportunities exist for outpatient clinics and electromyography clinics.

McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences culture is one that encourages physician leadership and local decision making; this affords us the distinction of outstanding physician satisfaction and patient satisfaction scores.

The Stroke Rehabilitation Program at HHS-RRC supports:

Two interprofessional teams
14 beds
Rapid acute care consults
Full access to DI and laboratory support

The successful candidate will be a full time member of the Department of PM&R at Hamilton Health Sciences and The Division of PM&R, Department of Medicine at McMaster University. The Division of PM&R supports a robust residency program.  Teaching of residents in the PM&R program and medical students from the McMaster DeGroote School of Medicine occurs on a daily basis clinically and periodically in the Academic Half Day for residents.   A growing fellowship program enhances this work.

The successful candidate will be part of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hamilton Health Sciences and will be eligible for a full-time faculty appointment within the Division of PM&R in the Department of Medicine at McMaster University.  Rank will be commensurate with experience and expected academic contributions.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the clinical and academic mission of Hamilton Health Sciences and the Division of PM&R.

Start date: July 1, 2022

Please submit CV via email to:
Dr. Nora Cullen
Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor, McMaster University
Division Director, PM&R, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
Chief PM&R Hamilton Health Sciences/St. Joseph’s Healthcare
Email: cullenn@hhsc.ca
Hamilton Health Sciences - Hamilton General Site - Regional Rehabilitation Center
300 Wellington Street North, Hamilton, ON L8L 0A4
Tel: 905-521-2100  ext 41214

Executive Assistant:
Sarah Zabolotney
PM&R Hamilton Health Sciences/St. Joseph’s Healthcare
PM&R, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
zabolotn@hhsc.ca
Hamilton Health Sciences – Hamilton General Site – Regional Rehabilitation Center
300 Wellington Street North, Hamilton, ON L8L 0A4
Tel: 905-521-2100  ext 41124

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) fosters a culture of patient and staff/physician safety, whereby everyone is guided by our Mission, Vision, Values and Values Based Code of Conduct.  HHS is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

HHS is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application process, please contact Sarah Zabalotney (905.521.2100 x 41124, zabolotn@hhsc.ca) for assistance.  If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during the interview, the applicant will need to advise Sarah Zabolotney when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

We would like to thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or “No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”.