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Hospitalists The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) Division of Radiation Oncology Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH)/University of Ottawa Division of Radiation Oncology is seeking family physician hospitalists or general internists to provide clinical services for acute inpatients admitted to the Radiation Oncology service.

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 interested family physicians and offers flexible arrangements to fit hospitalist medicine into outpatient practices.

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

Practice Setting:

  • The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus, Radiation Oncology Unit (6 West)
  • EPIC EMR – full training provided

Work Expectations:

  • The hospitalist will function as most responsible physician in managing inpatients admitted to the Radiation Oncology service, and will work in co-management alongside the Radiation Oncologists
  • Workload: approximately 10 patients per physician (can range from 6 – 14 patients)
  • Coverage of on-call and weekends is shared amongst hospitalist colleagues
  • Both part time and full-time options; flexible arrangements are available
Skills Required

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 Family Practice Oncology / General Practice Oncology designation, or experience with the oncology population, but this is not mandatory
  • Have acute care hospitalist experience
  • Have excellent English language communication skills; French would be an asset
  • Possess an independent license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Be registered in good standing with the CMPA
Job Benefits

The Ottawa Hospital is a 1150 bed tertiary-care hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at four inpatient sites (Civic, General, Heart Institute, and the Rehabilitation Centre) and one ambulatory centre (Riverside).  There are approximately 50,000 inpatient admissions, 160,000 emergency visits and over one million outpatient visits annually.

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is TOH’s research arm. It ranks fourth out of more than 600 Canadian hospitals for competitive, peer-reviewed grants from the prestigious Canadian Institutes of Health Research. OHRI houses over 2,200 researchers, publishing more than 2,000 studies yearly, with hundreds being high impact publications (top 10% or citations) and places 5th overall in Canada for research funding.

The City of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.


Additional Details

The Department of Medicine is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning, and work environments. We encourage qualified applicants from all groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity to apply. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Approximate Start Date
January 2024
Job Location
501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario , General Campus
Salary Range
$Daily stipend + Fee-For-Service Billings (Hospitalist is billing as MRP)-$Call stipend + Fee-For-Service Billings on call Per day
Posting Date
August 21, 2023
Closing Date
November 30, 2023
Application Process

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application, including an up-to-date CV to:

Dr. Marc Gaudet / Dr. Emily Pranger

Via Heather Karcher De-Vos

The Ottawa Hospital

501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6 | Mailbox

T: 613-737-7700, ext 74441 | Fax: 613-739-6846

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