Emergency Medicine Physicians

ID# 006505

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Brant Community Healthcare System
200 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford, ON N3R 1G9

Job Posted
June 29, 2022
Posting Expires
June 29, 2023

Job Description

Emergency Medicine Physicians

Brant Community Healthcare System

Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is a 260-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 comprises 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 that is a centre of excellence for POCUS training and teaching. It is 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 Associate and Locum Tenens Emergency Medicine Physicians 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.

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 retraining indigenous physicians or physicians with experience and an interest in caring for indigenous persons.

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

Dr. Somaiah Ahmed, Chief & Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Program

C/o of Lebené Numekevor [email protected]

For detailed information on the hospital, please visit: https://www.bchsys.org

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