Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Durham region is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada with a population growing faster than the Ontario average (young growing families = lots of babies born!). Located at the East end of the Greater Toronto Area along the GO transit line, Durham is one of the bedroom communities for the City of Toronto.

Lakeridge Health is one of the largest hospital corporations in Ontario comprising 5 sites. Three of those sites provide Obstetrical care with a combined delivery rate of approximately 4,500 deliveries/year. We have two NICUs with the capability of taking care of neonates 30 weeks and above. Our patients are served exceptionally well with our R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, a regional centre of excellence which includes a full Gyn Onc program, and we recently launched our Robotic Surgery service with our new Da Vinci Robot. We are an affiliated teaching centre of Queen’s University, and are launching the Queen’s-Lakeridge MD Family Medicine Program this fall, a first-in-Canada teaching program that trains family doctors. As our program grows, we would love for you to join our team!

We are looking to expand beyond our current 20 Ob/Gyn's spread across two sites (Ajax-Pickering and Oshawa), in addition to our team of Midwives, Family Medicine Obstetrical Providers and Gyn Onc's. We are looking to bring on Ob/Gyn's at both our Ajax-Pickering and Oshawa sites.

As a clear commitment to our Obstetrical program, Lakeridge Health owns the web address: WeLoveBabies.ca

Please forward an updated CV to Medical Affairs Office, e-mail: [email protected]. Attention: Dr. Gregory Athaide, Department Chief.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact:

Medical Affairs Office, Lakeridge Health

Tel: 905-576-8711, ext. 13202

Fax: 905-721-4784. E-mail: [email protected]

Lakeridge Health will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact the Medical Affairs Office at [email protected]. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. 

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants. 

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.