General Surgeon - Acute Care Term


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General Surgeon – Term Position (1 year) with potential to renew

Become part of a busy General Surgery team at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, providing broad-based community general surgical services.

This one-year term position, with an anticipated start date of June 2023 (negotiable), offers an acute care general surgical opportunity in Oshawa within 45 minutes of downtown Toronto. This opportunity involves inpatient Acute Care Surgery (ACS) care, on-site ACS Clinic and dedicated ACS OR time. The candidate will be responsible for covering general surgery overnight and weekend call on a rotational basis (currently 1:8) with the option to accept additional shifts. This Term position has a minimum guarantee of 10 ASC weeks with the potential to request supplementary time if desired.

Remuneration is based on the OHIP fee for service, with a HOCC on-call stipend. Applicants must have certification in General Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Posting Close Date: June 2, 2023

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Pankaj Sengar, Division Chief, General Surgery. Email: [email protected]. Tel: (905) 576-8711 x33720.

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