Position Description

Locum Obstetrician/Gynecologist

The Service of Obstetrics & Gynecology of the North Bay Regional Health Centre is looking for someone who has a passion for community medicine and is seeking the good life. If you’re ready to spend less time commuting and more time with family enjoying beautiful northern Ontario, this opportunity is for you!

Job Description:
The NBRHC Service of Obstetrics & Gynecology is an innovative, efficient and collegial service that is seeking locum OB/Gyn support while recruiting for a new team member. As designated Level II prenatal community based hospital, the service manages the obstetrical unit (average 930 deliveries/annually) and generalist obstetrical cases. Typical gynecological caseload includes laparoscopic hysterectomies, routine prolapse repairs, hysteroscopies, etc.

Locum Role:
Locums will be assigned the on call role for the service with the expectation to provide coverage for emergent consultations, deliveries and surgeries. Locum assignment lengths and dates are negotiable.

Applicants are required to be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.

Organization & Community Info:
North Bay Regional Health Centre is a unique 433 bed health care organization with three primary roles: providing acute care services to North Bay and its surrounding communities, functioning as the district referral center providing specialist services for smaller communities in the area, and it’s the specialized mental health service provider serving all of northeast Ontario. NBRHC is a state-of-the-art regional health centre newly built in 2011. For further information about the NBRHC please view https://www.northbaydocs.ca, www.nbrhc.on.ca and https://vimeo.com/106279645

North Bay is located 3.5 hours north of Toronto, just down the four-lane highway from the Muskokas, and 3.5 hours west of Ottawa. Short 1 hour daily flights are available in and out of the city. With a population of 54,000 and a catchment area of 180,000, it is a safe and welcoming community that offers a healthy and balanced environment for working, living and raising a family. North Bay is situated on the banks of two large lakes and boasts beautiful scenery and four distinct seasons. Whatever your interests are, you will have access to numerous activities and amenities within minutes from your home – reclaim your work-life balance and join us! To view beautiful North Bay and our lifestyle please see http://vimeo.com/84039502

The City of North Bay and Community:
North Bay, Ontario combines the tranquility of cottage life with the amenities of a mid-sized city. Opportunely located an hour North of Muskoka, North Boy is home to the largest airport North of Toronto and is a 3.5 hour drive to the GTA, 4 hour drive to Ottawa and a 1.5 hour drive to Sudbury. North Bay has a population of 52,000 and features an abundance of elementary and secondary schools, retail and entertainment venues, waterfront dining and outdoor recreation. A provincially recognized Community in Bloom, with a perfect 5 bloom-rating in 2023, North Bay offers the best in Northern culture and all-season activities. Within minutes from home, you can enjoy access to over 40 hiking trails, bike the Kate Pace Way, cross-country ski at the Nordic Ski Club or snowboard down the Laurentian Ski Hill and be back in time for dinner.

See more about North Bay at https://www.tourismnorthbay.com or https://northbaydocs.ca/about

This position will be remunerated with a combination of OHIP billings fee for service (or clinical sessionals) and Hospital On-Call Compensation (HOCC). Our locums are HealthForce Ontario NSLP funded (urgent coverage) which includes daily honorarium, travel sessionals as well as travel and accommodation expenses.

For additional information on practice at NBRHC, please contact Chastity Saudino, Medical Affairs Manager
at physicianrecruitment@nbrhc.on.ca.

Ready to reclaim your work-life balance ?