Physicians Opportunities

About working at Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC):

Headwaters Health Care Centre is located in the Headwaters tourist region, less than one hour from Pearson International Airport. This area is known for its beauty and recreational opportunities. It is located 30 minutes from Brampton, Ontario, 45 minutes from Mississauga, Ontario and an hour from Toronto, Ontario. Please click here or visit www.headwatershealth.ca/OurCommunity for information about the area.

Support for physicians locating in Dufferin-Caledon is readily available through a modern, technologically advanced hospital, a collegial and mentoring medical community, and a family practice clinic and a Medical Specialist Clinic.

The medical community associated with Headwaters Health Care Centre includes: 26 Family Physicians; 15 Emergency Medicine practitioners; 8 Internists, 2 Paediatricians, 3 Obstetricians; 4 General Surgeons; 6 Anaesthetists; 4 Radiologists; 1 Ophthalmologist; and visiting consulting specialists providing services in endocrinology, neurology, nephrology, orthopaedics, and urology.

For further information about Headwaters Health Care Centre, please visit www.headwatershealth.ca


Current Opportunities:
 
 
 
Department Overviews:

Anaesthesia
Six physicians currently cover the anaesthetic needs of the hospital.

Diagnostic Radiology
Four full-time radiologists currently provide Diagnostic Imaging services at Headwaters. The services include a broad range of imaging services in a fully digitalized Diagnostic Imaging Department including a CT Scanner, ultrasound, x-ray and bone densitometry. Mammography and nuclear medicine are available in the community at clinics. Our Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) allows for any referring physician or tertiary care hospitals to access all images we generate via a web server with authorized access.

Emergency Services
Our thriving ED sees more than 40,000 visits each year and approximately 130 visits each day. The department is divided into two sections: a 10-bed acute area and a Rapid Assessment Zone with five rooms and three reclining chairs. Remuneration is from an Alternative Payment Program.

General Surgery
There are currently four active general surgeons on staff who provide a wide variety of surgical care. Practice includes endoscopy and laparoscopy, with some support for more advanced laparoscopic procedures.

Internal Medicine
Headwaters Health Care Centre has 8 general internists who provide care in all subspecialties including 24-hour emergency coverage. They are supported by visiting oncologists, nephrologists, an endocrinologist and infectious disease specialists on a regular basis. The internists provide preceptoring to medical undergraduates and residents.

Obstetrics/Gynaecology
Headwaters Health Care Centre has four full-time OBS/GYN's and five midwives. HHCC has seen growth in its gynaecological practice due to demographic changes while holding its obstetrical volumes. Current volume is 750-800 obstetrical deliveries between three specialists and five midwives in a 135,000 catchment area.

Paediatrics
There are currently two paediatricians on staff that provide care at Headwaters Health Care Centre.

Greater Dufferin Area Physician Search Committee

The Greater Dufferin Area Physician Search Committee is an all volunteer organization of individuals from across our community. They offer a range of services to assist family physicians and their families learn more about our community.

Personalized tours for you and your family can be arranged. They can answers all your questions about schools, employment, recreation etc. Hotel accommodation, car rentals and restaurant vouchers have all been donated by local businesses to introduce you to our area.

To find out more about the services offered take a look at the Physician Search Committee website at http://www.physicianswanted.ca/