Academic Stroke Hospitalist

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Academic Stroke Hospitalist

The Division of Neurology within the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications for an Academic Stroke Hospitalist position.  Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The Stroke Hospitalist will be the “Most Responsible Physician” (MRP) for acute stroke patients who are identified as stable and in transition from KHSC to other destinations. The incumbent will work with the Acute Stroke Care Team/Attending to ensure that appropriate investigations, inpatient care plans, discharge planning and repatriation are done in a timely way. The incumbent will also work as part of a team to manage inpatient scenarios such as: insertion of a nasogastric feeding tube, pneumonia, DVT, pulmonary embolus, cardiac arrhythmias, and recurrent stroke.

The successful candidate must demonstrate exemplary clinical service and strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment. The incumbent will be expected to make contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.  Preference will be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification in Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. 

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. Kingston is situated in the heart of historic Southeastern Ontario on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, midpoint between Montreal and Toronto. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ 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.

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae, a brief biography and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete applications are to be directed to:

Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head

Department of Medicine, Queen’s University

c/o Joel Gillis, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6


Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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 Mr. Joel Gillis above.