Infectious Disease Specialist

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Humber River Hospital. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

Humber River Hospital (HRH) is one of Canada’s largest acute care hospitals, fully digital, and serving a diverse catchment area of more than 850,000 people in the northwest Greater Toronto Area. HRH operates 722 acute inpatient beds with 3,400 staff, approximately 700 physicians, and over 1,000 volunteers. HRH currently includes the Wilson site, a 656-bed full service acute care facility that opened in 2015, and the Finch and Church sites, known as the "Reactivation Centres” (RCC). A 356-bed long-term care facility “Humber Meadows” is currently under construction at the Finch Avenue site.

Our vision of Exceptional Care, Healthier Community and our focus on equity and inclusivity is something we share with our partners at the North Western Toronto Ontario Health Team. As Canada’s first digital hospital and home of the first Patient Care Digital Command Centre, a commitment to innovation, research, and academic excellence remains at the core of our organization. We look forward to further development of these core elements through our recent membership in the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN).

As an associate member of TAHSN, HRH provides many academic opportunities to all professions. We are committed to establishing a Family Practice Teaching Unit in partnership with the University of Toronto within the year, further strengthening our commitment to academia. The Hospital has formal affiliations with medical schools at University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

HRH has a strong emphasis on quality, safety, and the patient and family experience. In 2018, HRH received Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada. HRH also recently received the Studer Group Award for Excellence in Canadian Patient Care and the Canadian Council of Health Service Executives Patient Safety Award.

The Hospital has developed short and long-term objectives outlined in the 2021-23 Strategic Plan with a core direction of advancing HRH as a community academic hospital. Examples include:

  • Growing targeted specialty programs that are responsive to the needs of our community
  • Establishing an HRH Digital Healthcare Research Institute
  • Continuing to shepherd the development of a long-term care facility
  • Establishing a comprehensive Medical Education Program

Build your career…at the hospital that’s built for the future

Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our large, diverse community. Having recently moved into our new, state of the art, lean, green, digital hospital, the future is very exciting for our people and programs. Humber River is affiliated with the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Right now we are looking for an:

infectious disease specialist

As a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases, you will provide subspecialist consultation services to a wide range of patients. In addition to clinical duties, you will be involved with utilization management, clinical guideline implementation and encourage program growth and participation.

In addition to demonstrated clinical excellence and outstanding interpersonal skills, you require relevant certification in Infectious Diseases from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and are a member of, or eligible for membership with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario.

HRH has an expectation that all physicians will apply for an academic appointment in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Your support for medical learners is key to our strategic plan as an academic centre and our participation as a member of TAHSN.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a letter of interest and curriculum vitae by January 31, 2023 to:

Dr. David Fishbein

Chief of Medicine

Humber River Hospital

1235 Wilson Avenue

Toronto, ON M3M 0B2

Send via email: DFishbein@hrh.ca

Interested candidates who qualify will be contacted and may be asked to attend a pre-application interview. Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application for these positions. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to these positions.

www.hrh.ca