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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Quinte Health requires Obstetrician/Gynecologist Locum Coverage immediately to March 31, 2023

This opportunity includes parental leave coverage of a practice of 0.75 FTE including OR time, in addition to on-call coverage. The community office practice is close to QHC Belleville General Hospital, and includes EMR and full receptionist.

Potential exists for additional coverage opportunities within the department (both call and office) and the department may be recruiting in the future.

Quinte Health Care’s 7.0 FTE Obstetricians Gynecologists provide specialized consultative, urgent, and emergency care to women across the care continuum. The locum will provide 24-hour on-call coverage within this rotation for both obstetrical and gynaecological care, including consults and referrals for in-patients and out-patient care from the Emergency Departments, family physicians, other specialty services, and midwives.

Births at Quinte Health each year number between 1,450 and 1,500. Our Maternal Child unit at QHC Belleville General Hospital has a 17 bed obstetrical unit, an 8 bed intermediate care nursery (special care nursery) for high risk newborns (accepting neonates 34 weeks and up currently), two operating rooms for Caesarean sections, and a shared obstetrical assessment – triage clinic. The unit was redeveloped in 2000.

Applicants must be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be eligible for a full independent medical license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).

Payment is fee-for-service with call stipend, with overhead to be determined for office.

Quinte Health has 1,800 staff members and 320 medical staff who provide a wide range of high quality health care services to a region of 160,000 residents. Care is provided through four hospitals – Belleville General Hospital, North Hastings Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and Trenton Memorial Hospitals – and includes four emergency departments, operating rooms at three sites, inpatient services (including acute medicine, intensive care, obstetrics, paediatrics, mental health, complex continuing care, rehabilitation and surgery), a rehabilitation day hospital, children's treatment centre, ambulatory care clinics, community mental health programs, and a range of diagnostic services.

The Quinte area is in south-eastern Ontario. Our hospitals are located in Belleville, Picton, Quinte West (includes Trenton and Brighton), and Bancroft. The area includes some of the most diverse and beautiful countryside in Ontario. From the lakes of Bancroft down to the wine country, picturesque towns, and Sandbanks beach of Prince Edward County, and through the more urban Belleville/Quinte West/Brighton corridor alongside Lake Ontario, almost every lifestyle interest can be found within the communities served by Quinte Health. The region offers low cost of living, affordable homes, and excellent schools as well as quality local theatre, shopping and restaurants. Belleville and Quinte West are located along the highway 401 corridor, and Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Kingston are all easy driving distance.

For more information or if you’re interested in joining our team, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Martha Farrell
Physician Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Quinte Health