Associate Emergency Medicine Physician

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Brant Community Healthcare System
Brantford, ON
Canada

Job Posted
April 8, 2024
Posting Expires
April 8, 2025
Category
Industry
Hospital
Application Closing Date
December 1, 2024
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Hourly
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Associate Emergency Medicine Physician

Brant Community Healthcare System

Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is a 300+ bed acute care facility boasting stable, state-of-the-art Programs within a team environment and with a dedicated staff that ensures high-level, patient-focused care. The organization is comprised of two main hospital sites, the Brantford General Hospital and Willet Hospital in Paris. Located in the picturesque Grand River Valley 20 minutes west of Hamilton, our community offers outstanding recreational opportunities. Brantford has also been ranked one of the top communities to leave in Canada by Maclean’s magazine and one of the top cities to buy real estate in Canada by MoneySense magazine.

BCHS is the area’s acute care facility, providing all of Brantford and Brant County's specialty programs and services for our 120,000+ residents. The Emergency Department at the Brantford General Hospital is a high volume community Emergency Department with over 53,000 visits per year. It is a centre of excellence for POCUS training and teaching along with being a McMaster University Mac-CARE teaching site for the Grand Erie Six Nations and hosts its own Emergency Medicine SIM program.

We are currently recruiting for Full time Associate Emergency Medicine Physician to join our Brantford General Hospital Emergency Department. This position represents an opportunity to join a group of dedicated healthcare professionals in a progressive organization. Interested physicians must have independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and a CCFP Emergency Medicine (EM) certification or an emergency medicine fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent (e.g. American Board). Successful candidates will also need advanced ultrasound training. Candidates who do not have an EM certification or emergency medicine fellowship but have equivalent level experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Compensation for this work is through the Emergency Department Alternative Funding Agreement (AFA) with the ministry with additional compensation for on-call via Hospital On-Call Coverage Program (HOCC). The pphysician will be eligible to apply for their own personal and professional benefits through the Ontario Medical Association or insurance provider of choice.

As a McMaster University Mac-CARE teaching site for the Grand Erie Six Nations, the successful candidate would be expected to participate in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical learners thus excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to an inter-professional care model are also essential. 

The Brantford General Hospital Emergency Department serves a high population of indigenous persons in the region; to support this we are committed to recruiting and retaining indigenous physicians or physicians with experience and an interest in caring for indigenous persons.

The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from women, Indigenous persons, members of racialized groups, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. All candidates must be fluent in English.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest along with a copy of their curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Somaiah Ahmed, Chief & Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

C/o of Lebené Numekevor [email protected]

  • Main work address: 200 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford, ON
  • Skill/training requirements: (includes education, licensing and work experience): Medical Degree, Residency in Emergency Medicine or other additional Emergency Medicine Training, Certification from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP) and registration/licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Language of work: English
  • Wage: Payment provided via hourly shift rate though Emergency Department Alternative Funding Agreement
  • Benefits package (if applicable): None. Physician will apply for their own personal and professional benefits through the Ontario Medical Association or insurance provider of choice.
  • Location of work: Brantford, ON
  • Contact Information: Lebené Numekevor, Director Medical Affairs

 

 

Job Requirements
Medical Degree, Residency in Emergency Medicine or other additional Emergency Medicine Training, Certification from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP) and registration/licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
Employer
Lebene Numekevor
200 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford ON N3R 1G9
Canada
Brant Community Healthcare System  Lebene Numekevor
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