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full time Physician - Pediatric Orthopedics at The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 5087

Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Sick Children

The Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, at The Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for a full time academic Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in spine. The effective date of this appointment is as soon as possible.

Primary Description – Responsibilities include clinical, research, education and administrative duties, as required. The clinical component of the position will include a substantial commitment to the care of children with spine deformities. The candidate must have expertise in cervical spine instrumentation. Other clinical duties include participation in the emergency Orthopaedic call schedule at SickKids. The candidate should have a strong academic/research background and is expected to complement the Division’s academic and research productivity. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the equivalent thereto.

Additional Description
The successful candidate should be an academic with an international reputation, or a recently qualified fellowship trained surgeon with outstanding potential who will provide effective and collaborative leadership at the hospital, provincial, national and international level. Start-up support and mentorship will be provided for the successful candidate. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Hospital/Division Description
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is among the largest children’s hospitals in North America and has a long history of excellence in clinical care, research and education. It is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is located adjacent to the University campus and to numerous specialty hospitals and biomedical research institutes.

Our Division is comprised of seven full-time and two part-time academic surgeons, five paediatric orthopaedic fellows, as well as orthopaedic residents on rotation. We are well supported by advance practice physiotherapists, orthopaedic technologists, administrative staff, and a dedicated spine nurse practitioner.

Salary will be between the range of $200,000 – $470,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision, Long Term Disability. May be eligible for a relocation package and/or mortgage assistance.

Toronto is a vibrant multicultural city with consistent population and economic growth. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, school and university access. World famous lake and wilderness country and year round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.

Application instructions

Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by March 9th 2018 to: Dr. Martin Gargan, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail: niamh.burke@sickkids.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at http://surgery.utoronto.ca.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on February 16, 2018.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Pediatric Orthopedics
Region
Ontario
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Start Date
2018-04-01
Remuneration
Remuneration
Salary will be between the range of $200,000 - $470,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision, Long Term Disability. May be eligible for a relocation package and/or mortgage assistance. 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
The Hospital for Sick Children 
Street Address 1
555 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Toronto 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
M5G1X8 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
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unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Martin Gargan 
Contact Address
Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8.  
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Published on 2018-02-08
Edited on 2018-02-08