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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:

  • Chief of Emergency Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine 
    • full-time hospital & community based
    • part-time locum hospital based
  • Locum Obstetrician and Gynecologist
  • General Consultant Pediatrician
Please see below for details pertaining to these opportunities
 
Chief of Emergency Medicine
Headwaters Health Care Centre is searching for an experienced, quality driven Chief of Emergency Medicine to lead a dynamic team of physicians and a high-functioning Emergency Department (ED).
 
The ED Chief is an inspiring and motivated leader who will spearhead and drive HHCC’s ongoing efforts to improve patient experience and flow through both the department, and hospital as a whole.  The ED Chief must also be able to engage with various stakeholders thoughtfully and strategically throughout the hospital, including front line staff, physicians, and executive leadership, while supporting a high-performing ED through new initiatives, and quality improvement.
 
In this role, the ED Chief is required to commit to one-day per week for administrative functions, while also working as an engaged and collaborative member of the physician team with a minimum of four ED shifts per month.  As the leader of the ED, the Chief will also represent their staff by serving as a member of the Medical Advisory Committee, Clinical Leadership Team, and Emergency Department Quality & Practice Committee.  Other administrative duties include chairing departmental physician meetings, scheduling, and involvement in performance evaluation. Administrative support will be provided.
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years Emergency Department experience.  No EM year is required.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to lead through change.
  • Prior leadership experience.
Remuneration is competitive and reflective of the responsibilities within the department.  Financial support for CME will also be provided with opportunities for further leadership development.
 
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a CV and letter of interest to
Janelle Stalder jstalder@headwatershealth.ca

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.

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.

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.

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 Chief of Pediatrics, Dr. Rebecca
Woolnough at rwoolnough@headwatershealth.ca.
 

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Living here

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 young families, outdoor recreation, many thriving shops and restaurants, and lots
of small-town charm. We are conveniently located one hour from downtown 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.

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