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Pediatrician (Full Time)

at   |  Peterborough, ON - posted: 2/13/2020 12:57 PM  Full Time in Physician Opportunities

The Opportunity
The regional pediatric program at PRHC is a dynamic group of pediatricians, nurses and nurse practitioners providing a wide breadth of services to the hospital, including:
• Inpatient care with a 10-bed Maternal Child Unit. Participation in a shared-care hospitalist rounding model is an expectation.
• Level 2b NICU (14 bed). An interest or additional training in neonatology would be an asset. There are approximately 1,700 deliveries a year at PRHC, with another 700 at surrounding referral centres.
• Pediatric Outpatient (POP) Clinic. A variety of pediatric clinics operate out of the hospital, with over 20,000 visits annually. Pediatric clinics include: Complex Care Clinic, Personal Health Improvement Team (PHIT), Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome/High Risk Antenatal (NAS), Asthma/Complex Respiratory Medicine, Diabetes Clinic, Emergency Room Follow-up, Urgent Care(walk in), Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) and Infusion clinics.

The pediatric group provides continuous, shared call coverage, consultation services to the PRHC specialists, emergency room, and regional institutional partners as well as attendance at high-risk deliveries.

• Currently licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario or eligible to obtain license
• Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with specialty certification in pediatrics
• Neonatal Resuscitation Program qualifications
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification or willingness to obtain
• Evidence of on-going continued medical education satisfy the requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
• Commitment to a multidisciplinary team approach to pediatric care
• Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing staff, patients, directors, managers and community representatives as required
• A special interest or focus of care in neonatology is beneficial

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 $316 million, PRHC has more than 460 inpatient beds and offers a wide range of services, including specialized programs in pediatrics, 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 2,500 staff, 400 physicians with privileges and 500 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.

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.

Exceptional people. Exceptional care.
Our pediatric program prides itself on its participation in quality initiatives, hospital strategic planning and excellence in care. We offer mentorship, guidance and an ongoing commitment to supporting new recruits and their family to our community.

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to:

Julie Tataryn, Medical Affairs, PRHC

PRHC is an accessible workplace, and an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our programs and services, please visit our website at: www.prhc.on.ca

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