Hospitalist – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Hamilton Health Sciences seeks a Hospitalist to join the Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Program at the Juravinski Hospital site.  The position is best suited for those who have experience working with patients with bone, joint and muscle injury or who are deconditioned from prolonged immobility.  The successful candidate will provide medical support to 23 patients on an inpatient unit managing day to day medical issues, liaising with a robust interprofessional team in partnership with a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who is MRP. Admissions and discharges are up to 10 per week and typically 3 or 4 on average.  Preference will be given to those who are indigenous or from other BIPOC communities.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm on site with flexible schedule if needed. No after hours calls are required at this time. Remuneration is offered with a $300/day plus fee for service.   There is no overhead associated with this position.

Join a group of  highly skilled and motivated physicians, nurses and therapists. Teaching opportunities are available with Medical Students and PM&R residents. 

The successful candidate will be part of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hamilton Health Sciences and will be expected to contribute to the clinical, academic, and research missions of Hamilton Health Sciences and the Division of PM&R. 

Start date: November 2022

Please submit CV 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 40214

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”.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.