Urgent Hospitalist Locum Needed June 28 to July 5, 2024
Sensenbrenner Hospital
Cochrane District
6 days ago
Start Date
May 16, 2024
7 days
INCREASED $ 8,000 stipend plus $322.45 daily honorarium and Fee For Service Billings
Experience Level
Family Medicine - Hospitalist Medicine
Employment Type
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

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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