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Physician Opportunities

Working here

Physicians who practice here, are part of a team of specialists and engaged family physicians – working together to care for the whole person from hospital to home. Our medical community includes:
 
  • Family Physicians
  • Emergency Medicine Practitioners
  • Internists
  • Paediatricians
  • Obstetricians
  • General Surgeons
  • Anaesthetists
  • Radiologists
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Urologist
  • Visiting specialists in a variety of areas
Access our areas of care for department overviews and information.


Current physician opportunities:

  • General Internal Medicine 
    • full-time hospital & community based
    • part-time locum hospital based
  • Lead Hospitalist 
  • Locum Obstetrician and Gynecologist
  • General Consultant Pediatrician 
Please see below for details pertaining to these opportunities
  
General Internal Medicine
  • Full-time hospital and community based
  • Part-time locum hospital based
Permanent position, as well as part time locum positions, available in Orangeville for General Internal Medicine.  We are a group of six General Internal Medicine specialists supporting a catchment area of 100,000, at a hospital with 75 beds.

Orangeville is a charming and quaint community with great amenities for young families, outdoor enthusiasts, or anyone wanting the benefits of a small town only one hour north of downtown Toronto.
 
As an internist at Headwaters, you will be participating in a one in six call rotation, doing emergency room consults, admissions, and ward work.  You will cover a Level-two 4 bed ICU, with roughly 40 ventilator patients per year.  Call is from home with expectation of availability at the hospital within 20 minutes of telephone contact.  We have onsite hospitalist program, nephrology with dialysis, diabetic care, and visiting oncology specialists.  We have excellent relationships with referring centers for intensive care, stroke, and cardiology.
 
We do our own outpatient stress, nuclear stress, and pulmonary function tests.  We also perform a wide range of bedside procedures.  There is office space for lease within close proximity to the hospital.
 
Our community practices are ever growing and we are looking for assistance in supporting the general medical outpatient referrals and follow-ups.  There are over 60 local family doctors, four general surgeons, four obstetricians, two plastic surgeons, and subspecialty surgeons in ENT, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, and Urology.  We welcome general internists and those with specific sub-specialty interests to apply. 
 
The ideal candidate would support our goals of providing high quality local internal medicine care (both hospital and community based), collaborating with internists and other hospital- and community-based colleagues, and maintaining quality work life balance.
 
Interested candidates please contact Liane Manifold, Senior Administrative Assistant at lmanifold@headwatershealth.ca.  Please include your expression of interest and your Curriculum Vitae (CV).  Only successful candidates will be contacted to arrange interviews.

Lead Hospitalist
Headwaters Health Care Centre is a community hospital operating as an acute and complex continuing care facility, offering both inpatient and outpatient services, as well as an Emergency Department with 24/7 coverage.  With over 700 staff and over 160 physicians, the hospital is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.  Located in Orangeville, Ontario, we are at the heart of medical services for the Greater Dufferin area and other surrounding counties.  Our small town offers great opportunities for outdoor recreation, many thriving shops and restaurants, and lots of small-town charm.  We are conveniently located one hour from downtown Toronto.
 
Permanent positions, as well as part time positions, are available in Orangeville for our GP acute inpatient Hospitalist Program.  We are currently a group of 10 Hospitalists with an additional 5 physicians offering occasional coverage.  We support a catchment area of 100,000, at a hospital with 86 beds.  Our most immediate need is a Lead Hospitalist for this group.   
 
As the Lead Hospitalist you would have excellent communication skills, strengths in working with teams, patients and families and prior hospitalist experience is preferred.  At Headwaters, Hospitalists work day-shifts in one-week blocks, Monday through Sunday, on site from 0800-1700 hours.  Minimum requirements to apply include a CPSO independent practice license and up to date ACLS certification.  Duties would include documented team meetings, scheduling, managing day to day issues unique to the program, support in recruitment and retention and orientation of new hospitalists to the program.   
 
Renumeration for general hospitalist work is provided via daily stipend and a stipend is also offered for the Lead Hospitalist role.  The department is well supported by internal medicine who are available 24/7 along with multiple surgical specialties and diagnostic imaging.  A dedicated Physician Assistant also supports this program.  A separate call group exists to cover chronic care and palliative care patients.  There is a collaborative, interdisciplinary team of allied health professionals and administrative assistance to support this role.
 
Please email Liane Manifold at lmanifold@headwatershealth.ca for more information.

Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville, Ontario, is inviting applications for a Locum Tenens Royal College-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist to cover call for both weekdays and weekends when needed. 

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Headwaters is committed to serving the growing community of Orangeville and its surrounding areas. 
 
The successful candidate would be expected to provide on-call coverage to the hospital and reside within 15 minutes of the hospital during the days of coverage.
 
Headwaters Health Care Centre is an innovative, community centred, medium-size hospital located in beautiful Dufferin County.  Headwaters offers acute and complex continuing care with 24/7 Emergency Department coverage as well as extensive outpatient services in a newly built Ambulatory Care Centre and is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.
 
Interested candidates please contact Liane Manifold, Senior Administrative Assistant at lmanifold@headwatershealth.ca. Please include your expression of interest and your Curriculum Vitae (CV).

General Consultant Pediatrician
Positions available: Full time or part time, permanent or locum/temporary.

Headwaters Health Care Centre is a community hospital located in Orangeville, Ontario, but
serving a wider area of Dufferin, Caledon, and surrounding counties. Our small town offers
great opportunities for outdoor recreation, many thriving shops and restaurants, and lots
of small-town charm. We are conveniently located one hour from downtown Toronto.

As a pediatrician at Headwaters Health Care Centre, you would be joining our group of two
existing full-time pediatricians, providing inpatient and outpatient care to infants and
children. Our existing pediatricians are happy to offer mentorship or to supervise a
Canadian-trained new graduate. We are a very collegial group who help one another
professionally and in managing a healthy work-life balance.

The hospital-based component of this position entails managing the Level-1 nursery and
the inpatient pediatrics ward, attending high risk deliveries, and offering consultations to
the Emergency Room. Outpatient consultant work encompasses the full breadth of general
pediatrics. We also offer a newborn clinic, an urgent consult clinic, as well as a diabetes
program. There are additional opportunities to do regional satellite clinics.

Our hospital is well supported with William Osler Health System being only 30 minutes
away and Sick Kids only 60 minutes away. The professional environment at Headwaters
Health Care Centre is exceptionally welcoming and supportive.

There is generous compensation by an Alternate Payment Plan that entails a base salary,
plus a percentage of billings, HOCC, pediatric stabilization funding and critical mass stipend.
Interested applicants are welcome to contact our Division Lead of Pediatrics, Dr. Rebecca
Woolnough at rwoolnough@headwatershealth.ca.

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Living here
HHCC is in Orangeville, a vibrant community nestled in the scenic Headwaters region and conveniently located 45 minutes from Toronto.

The Town of Orangeville offers a space where you can connect with the environment and each other; maintaining its small-town charm and strong sense of community.

Orangeville’s population is 28,900 (2016 Census), which is the largest urban area in Dufferin County. With a downtown core filled with local artisan shops and restaurants to scenic landscapes, trails and rivers - there truly is something for everyone in our community.

Orangeville is host to farmers markets, events and festivals throughout the year and home to recreation centres, schools (elementary, secondary and colleges) and libraries – all of which are accessible via transit.

Access more information about living locally.

Learn more about working here from the Dufferin Area Search Committee.