Family Medicine Obstetrics locum
Norfolk General Hospital located in Simcoe, ON is looking for a family medicine physician to cover an upcoming maternity leave starting September 6th, 2022. The position is for OB call coverage only.
Obstetrics call would consist of 1 in 4 call, usually in blocks of 3-5 days covering all patients who present to the hospital for both outpatient assessments (the “Women’s clinic”) and in labour, as well as assisting with C-sections and newborn care. We act as consultants for 2 local groups of midwives. The general surgeons cover C-sections.
For interested candidates, other opportunities would include surgical assist, ER shifts and Hospitalist.
Norfolk General Hospital is a progressive 102 bed facility with comprehensive 24- hour coverage in Medicine, Critical Care, Surgery, Anesthesia, Emergency and Family Medicine. Norfolk General Hospital is a low risk, level 1 Hospital which has approximately 350 births annually. It’s four bed Obstetrical unit has dedicated nursing staff, a separate triage area, and 24/7 access to epidurals, C-sections, and in-house RT. Norfolk General Hospital serves a catchment population of approximately 110,00 within the Haldimand and Norfolk Communities.
Located 60 minutes from Hamilton, Kitchener, London and 90 minutes from the Greater Toronto area and 10 minutes from the beautiful lakeside community of Port Dover.
HOCC on call plus OHIP billing
Current College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) unrestricted license that allows the physician to fulfill the requirements of this position.
Valid NRP and BLS
Physician Liaison 519-429-0130 ext. 1259