Increased Stipend February 9-16, 2024 and February 16-23, 2024
Sensenbrenner Hospital
Cochrane District
2 months ago
Start Date
December 13, 2023
7 days
INCREASED $ 8,000 stipend plus $322.45 daily honorarium and Fee For Service Billings
Experience Level
Hospitalist Medicine
Employment Type
Sensenbrenner Hospital is a modern 68-bed fully accredited teaching hospital which serves a pollution of 8,600 and a catchment area of approximately 11,000.  Kapuskasing is a true Northern Ontario community with ample options for year-round outdoor recreation in a beautiful setting. Kapuskasing offers the amenities of the larger centers.

Accommodations and transportation are reimbursed by the Northern Specialist Locum Program as per their guidelines for locum physicians. Fully furnished apartments are available in a newly built building across from the hospital parking lot. We also have dedicated on call rooms for ED physicians. Locums typically fly into the Timmins airport prior to driving 2 hours northwest to Kapuskasing. 

Sensenbrenner Hospital has local three General Surgery, one GP Anesthetist, One General Internal medicine physician who is available for inpatient consults, 7 Family Physicians. Two of our local family physicians cover OB.   We have a supportive, team-based environment. Our longstanding and experienced medical staff are very supportive and helpful should you have questions during your shift.

Diagnostic imaging (including CT), electrocardiography, lab, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy, chemotherapy are available locally. Virtual Critical Care is available for critically ill patients.  Orthopaedic surgery, ENT, OBS/GYNE, pediatrics, and psychiatry services are available through our relationship with Timmins and District Hospital. Other specialty services are available through Health Sciences North and Criticall Ontario.
Excellent teaching opportunities affiliated with NOSM University. 

Description of Duties:
·         Hospitalists are on call from Friday 8:00 to the following Friday at 8:00 for ward, special care and hospice patients
·         Hospitalists are on call as surgical assist from Friday 8:00 to the following Friday at 8:00 for non-elective surgeries (this is optional)
·         Hospitalists cover the Continuing Care Unit from 17:00 Friday until 08:00 Monday morning; these patients are covered by local family physicians through the week
·         Hospitalists are responsible for admissions from 8:00 until 17:00.  Admissions in the evenings are typically covered by the emergency physician on call.  
·         Hospitalist admissions typically range from 10-20 patients a week
·         Typical census is between 20-30 patients (10-15 of these are generally ALC)
·         Acuity of special care unit (SCU) patients range from short-term telemetry monitoring to mechanical ventilation
·         SCU patients requiring intubation are typically transferred to Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Ontario after stabilization
There is a $4,000 weekly stipend
Billing is Fee for service including E-Codes
Typical billing is between $5,000 to $9,000 a week
Accommodations, air travel, and car rentals are covered as per the HFO NSLP guidelines.
Apartments are available across the street from the hospital 
A unit Assistant/Flow Coordinator is on site Monday to Friday during the day. 

For more information please contact Nicole Carrière Hachez at
Sensenbrenner Hospital
Head Office 101 Progress Crescent, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 3H5, Canada

Located in Kapuskasing, Sensenbrenner Hospital is a bilingual family-oriented, community-governed facility dedicated to improving and maintaining the health of individuals within the catchment area from Opasatika to Fauquier.

Sensenbrenner Hospital is an integral part of a larger regional and provincial health and social service network and provides needs-based services in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation amongst all stakeholders, especially the public at large.

Sensenbrenner Hospital provides a broad constellation of services that includes comprehensive primary and selected secondary care, long term care, palliative care, and health promotion services. In providing these services, Sensenbrenner Hospital dedicates itself to the highest quality of care within available resources, to continual improvement of services, and to supporting the viability of the catchment area.

By providing care closer to home, following patients/clients through a spectrum of health services and working closely with others, Sensenbrenner Hospital is a model of integration, flexibility and cost-effectiveness.


"Caring People, Caring for People"

The aforementioned Vision Statement reflects the recognition by Sensenbrenner Hospital of the value of its employees, medical staff and volunteers and the team approach employed in the provision of care. Further, that the provision of care is conducted in a holistic fashion recognizing the needs of the patient/client and the family.

Values Statement


We are committed to the provision of quality care in an environment with the least possible risk to patient/clients, visitors, employees, physician, building and equipment.


We acknowledge our responsibility to members of the corporation, patients/clients, staff, volunteers, physicians, partners, community, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), and the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).


We are committed to serving patients/clients and their families in the official language of their choice.


We recognize the individual's right of privacy in relation to all services provided.


We are guided in our decision making by the principles of honesty, fairness, equity, and consistency.
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Cochrane District
Location Ontario
Sensenbrenner Hospital
Address 101 Progress Crescent, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 3H5, Canada

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