Sensenbrenner Hospital is seeking locum Hospitalist coverage from Friday Feb 16th at 8 am to Sunday, Feb 25th at 8 am.
We have increased the stipend for this time period.
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 centres.
Accommodations and transportation are reimbursed by the NSLP 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. The cost of accommodations are reimbursed to you through NSLP 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
Increased stipend of $8,000 per week for this posting
Billing is Fee for service including E-Codes
Typical billing is between $,000 to $13,000 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.