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Providence Care Hospital, the Department of Family Medicine (DFM) and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation are seeking a full-time or part-time physician for a hospitalist position on the inpatient rehabilitation units at Providence Care Hospital.

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, Providence Care Hospital is southeastern Ontario’s leading provider of rehabilitation, aging and mental health. Fully affiliated with Queen’s University, Providence Care Hospital provides a state-of-the-art facility for health care, education and research. The hospital, which opened in April 2017, includes 270 single inpatient rooms, adjacent therapy spaces, a walking track, gymnasium and indoor therapy pool. It also features improved teaching, learning and research facilities including a health sciences library, research suite and conference facility that can accommodate up to 180 people. Click here for more information about Providence Care Hospital.

The preferred candidate will have a combination of clinical experience and academic interests.

Clinical responsibilities will be based within Providence Care’s Rehabilitation Program, and accountability will fall under the DFM’s Division of Hospital Medicine. The preferred candidate will work within a team of hospitalists to provide medical coverage for the inpatient rehabilitation units and participate in an on-call schedule. Given Providence Care Hospital’s focus on rehabilitation, aging and mental health, all hospitalists have access to specialist resources including consultations from Physiatry, Psychiatry, Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Medicine.

Among their academic responsibilities, the preferred candidate will also assume educational duties that realize departmental deliverables. This duty may include supervising residents and medical students interested in Hospital Medicine.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure in Ontario on or before the appointment start date, and preference will be given to applicants who have current, valid certification (or equivalent) in family medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Review of applications is currently ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.  Letters of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees should be directed to the following:

Dr. Stephen Bagg

Head, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Queen’s University and Providence Care

  • Address: 752 King St. West, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4X3
  • Tel: (613) 544-4900 Ext. 53293
  • Fax: (613) 544-4614
  • Email: sdb@queensu.ca

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Director, Medical Administration, Providence Care

  • Address: 752 King St. West, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4X3
  • Tel: (613) 544-4900 Ext. 53370
  • Fax: (613) 544-6655
  • Email: fitzpatk@providencecare.ca 

Dr. Michael Green

Head, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University and Providence Care

  • Address: 220 Bagot Street, PO Bag 8888, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5E9
  • Tel: (613) 533-9300 x 73959 
  • Fax: (613) 533-9301
  • Email: apply@dfm.queensu.ca

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

The University 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 Ms. Heather-Ann Thompson in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Providence Care, St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital site (613)-548-7222  Ext. 2314 or (613)-533-6290.