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Moving Medicine Forward

Position title
Physician Assistant (New/Recent Grad)

The Physician Assistant’s role consists of practitioner, consultant, and educator. The Physician Assistant will function as a member of the inter-disciplinary care team in the implementation of patient care.  The Physician Assistant will collaborate with the attending gastroenterologists specializing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in the provision of care to patients with IBD.


Your role will include, but not be limited to:

  • To provide consultation to patients in an outpatient clinic setting with the diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Consultation will include:
  • history and physical examination
  • Completion of consultation reports to referring physicians
  • Review of prescription of appropriate medications
  • Review of prescription of appropriate interventions
  • Patient education
  • Arrangement for services and follow up of patients as appropriate
  • All consultations and reports will be reviewed with the attending gastroenterologist
  • Be an educational resource for patients
  • Participate in research related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Performing other duties within your competencies as Physician Assistant as delegated by the supervising physician
  • Graduate of a University Physician Assistant Program or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) is preferred
  • Proven leadership abilities with excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • Commitment to confidentiality
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills
  • Experience in provision of patient care considered an asset
  • Experience using electronic medical records systems, considered an asset
  • Commitment to the TOH mission, vision and values
  • Fluency in French and English

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dr. Richmond Sy at

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Support staff are employees of the hiring physician(s) or Division. The Ottawa Hospital is the paymaster of our employees. Although our employees have offices within the Ottawa Hospital, they are not employed by the Ottawa Hospital.

The Department of Medicine is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees. The Department of Medicine will, upon request, provide accommodations in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
December 1, 2023
Job Location
501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON
Base Salary
Date posted
October 30, 2023
Valid through
November 8, 2023
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