Plastic Surgeon

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Unity Health Toronto, St. Joseph’s Health Centre site in Toronto is inviting applications for an Active Staff full-time position in the Division of Plastic Surgery. St. Joseph’s is a fully accredited community teaching hospital within the Unity Health Toronto network, serving Toronto’s west-end.

St. Joseph’s provides care to a culturally and economically diverse population of about 530,000. Our hospital is a 400-bed facility that employs approximately 2,500 staff, along with 400 credentialed staff physicians. Unity Health Toronto’s values center around Inclusivity, Community, Excellence, Compassion and Human Dignity.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in education, clinical research and/or quality improvement. An area of sub-specialization of value to the University of Toronto Division of Plastic Surgery will be an asset. The Health Centre has a commitment to developing a Breast Clinic, and additional training or experience in breast reconstruction would be highly favoured. Microvascular capability would be a part of this clinic, and support from another surgeon with similar interests and skills would be ideal. The successful candidate will be part of a team of four or five full-time surgeons, and will have access to surgical time in the main operating room as well as an active minor surgery suite. On-call will be one in four, and the candidate will be sharing coverage of two outpatient clinics each week.

The candidate must possess exemplary clinical skills and professionalism, with evidence of excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills. The candidate will be required to support the Division of Plastic Surgery with teaching commitments and will regularly be involved in teaching of medical students and residents.

The successful candidate must be proficient in English and be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Certification in Plastic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is a requirement. Candidates must have Canadian Medical Protective Association or equivalent in good standing.

Compensation will be by OHIP billings and on-call stipend.

The anticipated start date is January 1st, 2022, or as mutually agreed upon.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a description of previous academic experience and the names of three personal references no later than July 1st, 2021 to:

c/o Maria Martins
Vice-President, Medical Affairs Office, Unity Health Toronto

St. Joseph’s Health Centre
30 The Queensway
Room 1M124

Toronto, ON, M6R1B5


The University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disability, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.