Serving the Northeast Region of Ontario, the North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) is seeking a Geriatrician to join its team to provide inpatient consultation and community-based care to older adults, with a goal of identifying the presence and impact of geriatric syndromes, supporting patient independence and reducing the impact of frailty. Working in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team-based program, the incumbent will apply clinical leadership in conducting comprehensive geriatric assessments, treatments and/or consultations to address cognitive, functional and mobility changes.
NBRHC provides a variety of specialized geriatric services with a growing service offering that now includes a Specialized Geriatric Medicine Clinic as well as an Inpatient Geriatric Medicine Consult Team. We are seeking a Geriatrician to enhance our interdisciplinary team which currently includes Geriatric Psychiatrists, Care of the Elderly Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and many other allied health professionals.
In addition, there are opportunities to join the faculty of NOSM University and engage in clinical teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and/or be involved in clinical research through our partnerships with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and the Consortium of Canadian Centre for Clinical Cognitive Research(C5R)
Orangization & Community Info
North Bay Regional Health Centre is a 419 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 is the specialized mental health service provider serving all of northeast Ontario. For further information please view NBRHC Careers
North Bay is 3.5 hours’ drive north of Toronto, just north of Muskoka, and 3.5 hours west of Ottawa. North Bay is a city of 54,000 people and is situated on the banks of two large lakes and boasts beautiful scenery. Whatever your interests are, you will have access to numerous activities and amenities within minutes from your home – reclaim your work-life balance! Cut out the commute, cost of living, & constant committees of urban medicine while retaining the rewards of working alongside medical students and residents! To view beautiful North Bay and our lifestyle please see North Bay & Area Lifestyle
Certification in Geriatric Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
CPSO Independent practice license
Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (2 doses)
This position will be remunerated with a competitive daily stipend and OHIP fee-for-service billings
In addition, NBRHC has an incentive package which includes a $25,000 return of service stipend, assistance with relocation expenses and access to the $83,000 Ontario Health NRRRI grant