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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 (GTA). 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 (RCC)". 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” 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 membership in the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN).

As an associate member of TAHSN, Humber River Hospital 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 the 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


Right now we are looking for:

tHREE Paediatricians

Department and Program Overview

Humber River Health has a thriving Maternal and Child Program with a full-service obstetrics program servicing about 4300 deliveries annually, a state-of-the-art Level 2C NICU, inpatient Pediatric Program, Outpatient Clinics for Obstetrics and Pediatrics as well as a Pediatric Surgical Daycare.  The interprofessional team includes Obstetrician, Midwife, Neonatologist, Pediatrician, Nursing, Lactation Consultant, Social Work, Occupational Therapist, Dietician, Child Life Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, Respiratory Therapy and administrative expertise.

The Department of Pediatrics at HRH as a team of more than 20 pediatricians/neonatologists who provide high quality specialty integrated in patient and outpatient care.  Our inpatient services are offered in our Level 2C NICU with 16 inpatient beds and our 12-bed pediatric unit.  Our Pediatric Outpatient Area offer a variety of general pediatric consultations and subspecialty services through the following clinics: Allergy, Asthma, Audiology, Bilirubin, Cardiology, Feeding, GI, Neonatal Follow-up, Neurology, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy and Orthopedic.  

Position Summary

HRH is seeking three (3) General Paediatricians, with demonstrated excellence in clinical care.The successful candidates will have strong skills in neonatal resuscitation and neonatal care. Your responsibilities will include in house on-call shifts, general paediatric clinic, NICU coverage and an interest in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching.


The successful candidates will hold, or are expected to 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.

The successful applicant must be a qualified medical practitioner that holds, or is eligible to hold, a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Paediatrics and/or one of its specialties, and be a member of, or eligible for membership, with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario. 

Interested Applicants

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Send via E-mail: [email protected]

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.