Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways in Healthcare.
Humber River Health (HRH) is a prominent healthcare facility in Canada, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, catering to a wide range of medical needs. It serves a diverse population of over 850,000 individuals residing 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 Care Centres” (RCCs). The RCCs represent a unique partnership among multiple hospitals in the GTA with a focus on high quality patient recovery. A 356-bed long-term care facility “Humber Meadows” has recently opened 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, our commitment to innovation, research, and academic excellence remains at the core of our organization. We look forward to further developing these core elements through our membership in the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN).
As an associate member of TAHSN, HRH provides many academic opportunities to all professions. We have established the Schulich Family Medicine Teaching Unit in partnership with the University of Toronto, further strengthening our commitment to academic excellence.
HRH has developed short and long-term objectives that are outlined in the 2023-26 Strategic Plan, with a core direction of advancing HRH as a community academic healthcare institution. Examples include:
- Evolve workflows and align scopes of practices to improve patient care and the provider experience
- Adopt and adapt technology to promote exceptional patient care, and outcomes
- Pursue partnerships and integration opportunities to advance equitable and inclusive care for our community
- Advancing our Medical Education programs
EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Right now we are looking for a:
Division and Program Overview
The Division of Urology currently has a team of 10 dynamic surgeons with a wide breadth of practice. Our Division has an active surgical robotics program as well as a number of other pieces of specialized devices including, state-of-the-art endourology equipment, GreenLight Laser and Blue Light Cystoscopy.
HRH is currently seeking a Full-time Urology Surgeon to join a large volume practice.
The position involves all aspects of patient care, including the evaluation, management, and treatment of surgical patients. Candidates with experience in urologic oncology and minimally invasive and robotic surgery is an asset.
The successful candidate will be expected to cover on-call requirements consistent with an equal distribution amongst the division members. Your access to hospital resources, including operating and cystoscopy time, will grow as our senior surgeons retire over the next 10 months.
The successful candidate must have a strong general clinical urology background and a FRCSC qualification in urology or equivalent. The candidate is a member of, or is eligible for membership with, the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario.
As a member of TAHSN, the Division of Urology at HRH is part of the core community rotation for the University of Toronto residency-training program and has a post-graduate fellowship-training program in urologic surgery. The successful candidate will have experience and interest in clinical research and education initiatives including teaching and supervision of medical students and residents. The successful applicant is expected to apply for a faculty position at the University of Toronto, Department of Surgery.
We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Stephen Halman
Chief of Surgery
Humber River Hospital
1235 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M3M 0B2
Send via E-mail: MedicalRecruitment@hrh.ca
Application Deadline: October 06, 2023
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Indigeneity, Accessibility and Fairness
Recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity (2022), HRH is committed to fostering a culture of equity and inclusion within the diverse community of North West Toronto and within our organization. HRH is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. HRH is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. Our search committee is committed to a fair process that will meaningfully reflect these commitments.
The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.
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