Medical Director, Internal Medicine

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Bluewater Health, Sarnia, Ontario

Deadline:  November 30, 2020

Bluewater Health is recruiting a progressive Medical Director/Chief to provide leadership to the Department of Internal Medicine.  The Medical Director position is equivalent to 1 day/week administrative workload, and the physician leader is expected to have a clinical practice as well.  Experience in health care management and leadership is an asset.

The Medical Director will work in collaboration with the Business Program Director to provide leadership in program visioning, planning, resource allocation, service excellence, research, and quality improvement.  In addition, the Director is responsible for ensuring that quality medical care is delivered, that professional medical practice is advanced, and that physicians function as partners in the care of patients within the program. 

The ideal candidate for the position will have:

  • Fellowship in Internal Medicine (any sub-specialty) with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada
  • Eligible for Independent license by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Canadian Permanent Residency or a Canadian citizen
  • Strong interpersonal & collaborative skills and be dedicated to service excellence
  • Active interest in training of residents/medical students

Bluewater Health operates 300 beds at hospitals in Sarnia and Petrolia. We are award winning, Accredited with Exemplary Standing, and have state-of-the art facilities. We offer an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services including:

  • a broad range of diagnostic services including CT, MRI, Echo, Ultrasound
  • Closed 14-bed Critical Care Unit
  • Transesophageal echocardiography, Bronchoscopy suite, pulmonary function testing
  • District Stroke Centre
  • fully staffed 24-hour high volume 2 emergency departments (Sarnia & Petrolia)
  • Affiliation with Western University’s Distributed Education Network
  • Full spectrum of specialists available 24/7 (neurosurgery & interventional cardiology not available)

Newsweek recently recognized Bluewater Health as one of the best hospitals in Canada.

For physician perspective on practicing at Bluewater Health see link:

Situated on the shores of Lake Huron at the Michigan border, Sarnia offers excellent quality of life, sports, arts and culture, education, state of the art health care, and beautiful natural environment. 

If interested, please send CV and references to:

Mike Haddad, MD, FRCSC

Chief of Staff, Bluewater Health,,

519-464-4400 ext. 4534

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