Permanent Full-time Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeon

The Opportunity

Our team of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgeons, is looking for a fifth member to join our team on a permanent full-time basis.

The successful candidate will have three (3) to four (4) days of OR time per month and will take one (1) in four (4) or five (5) call covering Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) and smaller surrounding hospitals. The on-call surgeon is not required to travel to surrounding hospitals. Patients are transferred to PRHC when assessment by Otolaryngology – Head and Neck surgery is necessary.

The following surgical specialties are represented in Peterborough: General Surgery, Gynecology, Otolaryngology—Head and Neck, Vascular, Orthopedics, Plastics, Ophthalmology, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Urology.


Remuneration is via fee-for-service billing to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). Minimum expected annual earnings for a full-time practicing Otolaryngologist working at our hospital and in our region is more than $450,000. Benefits are not applicable for this position. Language of work is English.


Job Duties & Qualifications

  • Functions as a general Otolaryngologist and provides regional on call coverage
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Applicants must be eligible for independent CPSO licensure and have obtained or be eligible to obtain specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing, staff, patients, directors, managers, and the community
  • Evidence of ongoing continued medical education.


About PRHC

PRHC is a regional hospital delivering acute healthcare to a rapidly growing population of more than 300,000 in Peterborough and the surrounding communities, including the First Nations of Curve Lake, Alderville and Hiawatha. With an annual operating budget of $300 million, PRHC has more than 430 inpatient beds and offers a wide range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care, vascular surgery & mental health addictions. The Health Centre is located in Peterborough Ontario, a 90-minute drive north-east of Toronto – and has a proud local history extending back over a century. We are the region’s largest employer with more than 2,400 staff, 400 physicians with privileges and 600 volunteers.


Work. Play. Live.

In Peterborough, you’ll be as close to the great outdoors as you are to work, schools and other amenities. Cottage country is as close as 20 minutes away. An hour south of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park and a couple of hours from Algonquin Provincial Park. Here, we boast all the conveniences and comforts that an exceptional quality of life demands. Here, you can have it all. Just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto by car, Peterborough is a unique community unto itself, an established entity with a rich heritage, a thriving culture, and a bright future. Home to Trent University and Fleming College as well as a burgeoning business sector, the opportunities here abound. Peterborough offers a unique blend of outdoor pursuits and urban amenities right at your doorstep. Our arts and culture community is renowned for its exceptional events, exhibitions and performances, and the city offers a wide array of multicultural cuisine, local cafés, and unique shops.


Community Office Locations

Alexander Professional Building 209 - 849 Alexander Court Peterborough ON K9J 7H8 s 824 Clonsilla Avenue Unit 2 - Lower Level Peterborough ON K9J 5Y3 s The Medical Centre 707 Charlotte Street Peterborough ON K9J 7B3 s Suite 103 361 George St. Peterborough ON K9H 3R2


Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to:

Julie Tataryn, Medical Affairs, or 705-743-2121 x4180