Staff Paediatrician

Unity Health Toronto, St Joseph’s Health Centre site in Toronto is inviting applications for a one year locum position in the Department of Paediatrics. St. Joseph’s is a fully accredited community teaching hospital with approximately 3200 deliveries per year, within the Unity Health Toronto network, serving Toronto’s west-end.  

St. Joseph’s provides care to a culturally and economically diverse population of about 530,000. Our hospital is a 400-bed facility that employs approximately 2,500 staff, along with 500 credentialed staff physicians. Unity Health Toronto’s values center around Inclusivity, Community, Excellence, Compassion and Human Dignity.

The Staff Paediatrician would provide full on call services and consultation for general paediatrics, including emergency, NICU, family birthing centre, paediatrics ward, walk-in clinic, paediatric consultation clinic and school outreach clinics. The paediatrician would provide on call services to our 19 bed level 2C Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in education, and/or clinical research. The successful candidate must have an aptitude and interest in quality improvement and will join our team of paediatricians, all of whom have University appointments.  

The candidate must possess exemplary clinical skills and professionalism, with evidence of excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.  The candidate will be part of a committed team of clinician educators within the Department of Paediatrics and will support teaching of undergraduate and post-graduate trainees.

The successful candidate must be proficient in English and be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor.   Certification in Paediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is a requirement.  Candidates must have Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage or equivalent in good standing.

Compensation will be by OHIP billings and by on-call stipend.

The anticipated start date is Nov 1, 2022 or as mutually agreed upon.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a description of previous academic experience and the names of three personal references no later than Sept 30th 2022 to:

c/o Maria Martins
Vice-President, Medical Affairs Office, Unity Health Toronto
St. Joseph’s Health Centre
30 The Queensway
Room 1M124
Toronto, ON, M6R 1B5
maria.martins@unityhealth.to


The University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disability, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.