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Emergency Physician

at   |  Peterborough, ON - posted: 12/17/2018 3:11 PM  Full Time in Physician Opportunities

PRHC is looking for Emergency Physicians for full-time or locum positions. PRHC has a busy emergency department which receives approximately 87,000 visits per year of all age groups and variable acuity. The department is staffed by 32 full and part-time EPs. Coverage is 24/7 with up to 12 scheduled shifts per 24 hour period, which means there may be from up to 6 EPs on at one time to 3 hours of single coverage on midnights. Shifts are divided fairly amongst the EP’s with the exception of locums, who are exempt from midnights for the first 3 to 6 months. Shifts are 7 to 9 hours in length.

Our group is very collegial with excellent clinical support for each other, new locums and staff. We have monthly departmental educational rounds and organize and host our annual Kawartha Emergency Medicine conference. We are affiliated with Queen’s University and are an educational site for the CCFP (EM) residents and the Queens CCFP residency program based in Peterborough.

Position Qualifications:
- Currently licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario or eligible to obtain license
- CCFP(EM), FRCP (EM), ABEM certification or CCFP with experience in Emergency Medicine
- Current ACLS, ATLS and PALS certification
- Eligible for active or associate staff privileges at PRHC
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing staff, patients, and the interdisciplinary team
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate current evidence and best practice into the delivery of quality care
- Evidence of on-going continued medical education to satisfy the requirements of the appropriate college

PRHC has a full complement of specialist coverage including Pediatrics, Obs/Gyn, General Surgery, Psychiatry, Cardiology including Interventional, ICU, Hospitalist. Exceptions are: Neurosurgery, Cardiovascular Surgery and Infectious Disease. Patients requiring assessment by those services are transferred to the accepting hospital which is usually in Toronto or Kingston. Other specialties not offered as on-call services are available for referral in the community (e.g. Neurology, Rheumatology, Dermatology and Endocrinology). Other services such as Respirology and Gastroenterology offer hospital consultation services for inpatients.

We are a District Stroke Centre and a Code STEMI referral centre for our four county region. We have an excellent Diagnostic Imaging department which provides standard X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, CT and MRI services.

Remuneration is based on an ED Alternative Funding Agreement (AFA) with the MOHLTC. We have structured it so there is a baseline hourly rate that varies depending on shift worked-weekday, weekend, or night. In addition to the base AFA salary, the AFA pays a percentage of your individual fee-for-service (FFS) shadow billings.

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, Canada – 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.

As a member of the PRHC team, you will be part of an exceptional working environment – a forum to share knowledge, to learn,
to develop talents, relationships and careers, and a culture that recognizes and rewards the achievements of its people.

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