Infectious Disease Specialist - Term Position (1 year)

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Lakeridge Health has everything you seek – in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario’s largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life. Through our five hospital sites in Ajax-Pickering, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry and Whitby, and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence. One System. Best Health.

Infectious Disease Specialist – Term Position (1 year)

With an expanding volume of service across the five sites at Lakeridge Health, we are seeking an Infectious Disease Specialist to join our dynamic team. Applicants will preferably have an interest in general Infectious Diseases and will be encouraged to provide outpatient infectious disease care to a growing community. This position involves covering Infectious Diseases in-patient consultation service (11-12 wks/yr).  There is no Internal Medicine call required.  Lakeridge Health offers medical, surgical and critical care subspecialty support.  Opportunities for outpatient clinical activity include sharing time in a hospital based rapid referral ID clinic, Positive Care Clinic (focusing on HIV and chronic viral hepatitis) and joining an established general Infectious Disease clinic in the community.  There will be opportunities to participate in Infectious Diseases clinical research including clinical trials, as well as participation in medical education through Lakeridge Health's collaboration with Queen's University.  You must be RCPSC certified in Infectious Diseases, or eligible for certification in 2023.

Remuneration is based on the OHIP fee for service, with a HOCC on-call stipend. Applicants must have certification in Infectious Diseases 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 15, 2023

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Jeffrey Craig, Division Head, Infectious Disease. Email: Tel: (905) 576-8711 x33720.

At Lakeridge Health, inclusion is one of our core values and it connects us to our patients and the communities we serve. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve complex health system problems of a changing—and increasingly diverse—Durham Region. We have significant work to do and are accelerating our commitment to better represent the communities we serve. Join us on this critical journey!

We especially invite applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis, or Inuk/Inuit person. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact us.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.