Division of Hospital Medicine Academic Family Physician

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Division of Hospital Medicine Academic Family Physician Opportunities

The Queen’s Department of Family Medicine (DFM) is seeking academic family physicians for the role of hospitalists in beautiful and historic Kingston, Ontario. Opportunities include one week per month, two weeks per month, half-time and full-time roles.

With a combination of academic and clinical experience, preferred candidates will have their clinical responsibilities based within DFM’s Hospital Medicine Division. The hospitalists will provide care within Providence Care Hospital (PCH) and the Transitional Care Centre.

The hospitalists will be members of the on-call group providing on-call coverage. Preferred candidates will also work closely with hospitalists within the Kingston Health Sciences Centre and the Stroke Transitional Unit, to ensure a smooth transition of patients to PCH.

Among their academic responsibilities, preferred candidates will undertake family medicine-based hospital medicine research. They will also assume educational duties that realize DFM’s SEAMO deliverables. These duties may include pursuing education and curriculum development opportunities for residents interested in hospitalist medicine, as well as undergraduate medical education opportunities.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario on or before the appointment start date. Preference will be given to applicants who have current, valid certification (or equivalent) in family medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Rich in history, culture, attractions, and cuisine, Kingston consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada, offering an abundance of festivals, concerts, and events; unique restaurants, pubs, and cafés; historic sites, live theatre, museums, art galleries, and eclectic shopping; and beautiful running, hiking, and biking trails along Lake Ontario, all within our downtown core. visitkingston.ca

Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from individuals from equity-seeking groups such as women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ2S+ community and others who reflect the diversity of Canadian society. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the university is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada” OR “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada.” Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

The university will provide support in the application process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Laura Kennedy, Department of Family Medicine, at laura.kennedy@queensu.ca.

Application review will commence immediately and continue until positions are filled. Letters of application outlining how current qualifications and experience match our requirements (and including one of the two statements regarding Canadian Citizenship/permanent resident status specified above), accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three (3) referees, should be directed to:

Dr. Michael Green, Head, Department of Family Medicine

Queen’s University, 220 Bagot Street, PO Bag 8888, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5E9

laura.kennedy@queensu.ca