Hospitalist Acute Medical Inpatients at the Civic + General Campus.

ID# 007382

The Ottawa Hospital
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

Job Posted
February 12, 2024
Posting Expires
May 12, 2024
Job Start Date
September 1, 2024
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full or Part-Time

Job Description


The Ottawa Hospital (TOH)/University of Ottawa Division of General Internal Medicine

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


The Ottawa Hospital (TOH)/University of Ottawa Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking general internists and family physician hospitalists to provide clinical services for Acute Medical Inpatients at the Civic + General Campus.


TOH is at the forefront of health care in Canada, with a focus on exceptional patient care and practice-changing research. The Acute Medicine Hospitalist Program offers opportunities for expanding clinical skills, continuing professional development, research, and an unparalleled work-life balance in a supportive clinical environment. Our program also features a Mentorship program for family physicians and offers flexible arrangements to fit hospitalist medicine into outpatient practices.


Our program is expanding and we are currently hiring for September 2024.


Practice Setting:

  • The Ottawa Hospital – Civic + General Campus  
  • EPIC EMR – full training provided


•    Daily administrative stipend of $350/day + Fee-For-Service Billings
•    Call stipend $400 + Fee-For-Service Billings on call 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application, including an up-to-date CV to:
Dr. Emily Pranger via Heather Karcher-De Vos 
[email protected]
The Ottawa Hospital 
505 Smyth Road Room 1103C - Ottawa Ontario K1H8M2
T: 613-737-7700, ext 74441 | Fax: 613-739-6846

Job Requirements
The Ideal Hospitalist candidate will:

-Strive for excellent patient care
-Possess great interdisciplinary collaboration skills
-Be either Internal Medicine (FRCPC) or Family Medicine (CCFP) trained
-Have acute care hospitalist experience
-Have excellent English language communication skills; French would be an asset
-Be eligible for an independent license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
-Be registered in good standing with the CMPA
Work Expectations: 
•    Workload: approximately 15 patients per physician (capped at 15)
•    2 Physicians on at once, covering a total of 30 in-patients 
o    We plan to shortly expand to 3 physicians covering a total of 45 inpatients 
•    7-day rotation (Monday to Sunday) 
•    Call requirements: on-call 1 in 2 when on-service (home call) 
o    This will be reduced to 1:3 call when the service expands to 3 teams 
o    Call coverage will focus on overnight issues on the admitted inpatients 
•    Targeting one seven-day rotation per month of coverage per hospitalist, however flexible arrangements are available 
•    GIM Consult team will admit into the team 24/7
Heather Karcher
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa ON K1H 8L6

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