Locum – Emergency Medicine – North Hastings Hospital in Beautiful Bancroft, Ontario

Quinte Health Care

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  • Practice or Institution Name Quinte Health Care North Hastings Hospital
  • City Bancroft

Summer Locum Opportunities for Emergency Medicine Physicians at Quinte Health Care North Hastings Hospital in beautiful Bancroft, Ontario

Enjoy beautiful cottage country this summer while providing comprehensive emergency medicine in a rural setting. Shifts available in July and August. Assistance for both travel and accommodation may be provided. Payment is fee-for-service and HOCC. Twelve (12) hour day shifts, 13 hour nights, doubles are discouraged during the summer, and reverse doubles are not allowed.  For locum physicians who drive an electric vehicle (EV), there is now a level-2 EV charger available on hospital premises, free of charge.

The QHC North Hastings Hospital Emergency Department has over 14,000 visits annually. QHC North Hastings Hospital is a rural acute care hospital that has a 24-hour Emergency Department and six inpatient beds. QHC North Hastings Hospital is the smallest and most rural of the four hospitals which make up Quinte Health Care. The team includes highly trained and skilled nurses and support staff. We have a dedicated group of local family doctors that can help transition a new grad by providing a shadow shift, early career mentorship, and back up for critical cases.

QHC North Hastings Hospital is located in the beautiful town of Bancroft in a health care campus, which also includes a 110 bed long term care facility, a satellite dialysis clinic, public health office, CCAC, and Community Care North Hastings. QHC North Hastings Hospital offers the opportunity to educate and mentor medical students and residents from Queen’s University and the University of Ottawa. Local secondary level hospitals in Belleville and Peterborough offer excellent support to QHC North Hastings. QHC Belleville General Hospital offers 24-hour support from internal medicine, intensive care, general surgery, orthopaedics, urology, pediatrics, anesthesia, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, otolaryngology, and radiology. Tertiary care centres are located in Kingston, Toronto and Oshawa.

We are looking for family physicians with CCFP-EM or 5+ years of full-time ER work in a rural/remote site. Physicians must have a valid license from CPSO or be eligible for independent licensure in Ontario.  Applicants must be current with ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certifications.

If you are looking for a longer-term opportunity, physicians can only do emergency medicine, or they can enjoy comprehensive rural medicine which may also include acute care inpatients, flexible call, community medicine, clinics, house calls, long term care, family health teams, family health network, and/or solo/group practice.

In return for a five-year commitment to practice, medical students, residents and new graduates may be eligible for a financial support package of $100,000 from Hastings County. More information on the incentive is available here: http://www.hastingscounty.com/services/family-physician-recruitment-program.  Additional incentives are available through the Northern and Rural Recruitment and Retention Initiatives, which provides up to $101,000 paid over 4 years.

Physicians deciding to practice within the North Hastings Family Health Team are eligible for additional incentives.

Quinte Health Care Quinte Health Care has 1,800 staff members and 320 medical staff who provide a wide range of high quality health care services to a region of 160,000 residents. Care is provided through four hospitals – QHC Belleville General Hospital, QHC North Hastings Hospital, QHC Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and QHC Trenton Memorial Hospitals – and includes four emergency departments, operating rooms at three sites, inpatient services (including acute medicine, intensive care, obstetrics, paediatrics, mental health, complex continuing care, rehabilitation and surgery), a rehabilitation day hospital, children’s treatment centre, ambulatory care clinics, community mental health programs, and a range of diagnostic services.

The Quinte area is in south-eastern Ontario. Our hospitals are located in Belleville, Picton, Quinte West (includes Trenton and Brighton), and Bancroft. The area includes some of the most diverse and beautiful countryside in Ontario. From the lakes of Bancroft down to the wine country, picturesque towns, and Sandbanks beach of Prince Edward County, and through the more urban Belleville/Quinte West/Brighton corridor alongside Lake Ontario, almost every lifestyle interest can be found within the communities served by QHC. The region offers low cost of living, affordable homes, and excellent schools as well as quality local theatre, shopping and restaurants. Belleville and Quinte West are located along the highway 401 corridor, and Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Kingston are all easy driving distance.

Please contact Martha Farrell for more information at [email protected] or 613-885-6277.

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