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Hospitalists - The Ottawa Hospital

The Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) of the Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is seeking family physicians and general internists to provide clinical services as Hospitalists for Acute Medical Inpatients at the TOH General Campus.

TOH is an academic health centre at the forefront of health care in Canada, with a focus on exceptional patient care, medical education and practice-changing research.

We are currently hiring for November 2022 with ongoing recruitment thereafter.

Work Expectations:

  • Workload: approximately 15 patients per physician
  • 7-day rotation
  • Call requirements: 3-4 nights on call per month
    • Call coverage will focus on overnight issues on 30 inpatients but may include admissions from the ED
  • Targeting 1 week per month of coverage per hospitalist, however flexible arrangements are available
Skills Required

The Ideal Hospitalist candidate will:

  • Be eligible for an independent license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Strive for excellent patient care
  • Possess great interdisciplinary collaboration skills
  • Certificatin in either Internal Medicine (FRCPC) or Family Medicine (CCFP)
  • Have acute care hospitalist experience
  • Have excellent English language communication skills
  • Bilingualism (French and English) would be an asset
  • 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
November 2022, ongoing recruitment
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
July 15, 2022
Closing Date
October 31, 2022
Application Process

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

Dr. Emily Pranger

The Ottawa Hospital

505 Smyth Road Room 1103C

Ottawa Ontario K1H8M2

T : 613-737-8899 ext. 75278 | F: 613-737-8767

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