Clinical Associate Position – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

October 29, 2018

Clinical Associate Position – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Division of General Surgery

St. Michael’s Hospital

The Division of General Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital is inviting applications for a 6 – 12 month locum, clinical associate position.  The position is potentially renewable for an additional 6-12 months.  St. Michael’ Hospital is a level one Trauma Centre and a provincial resource for Critical Care, Vascular and Neurosurgical services.  The Division of General Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital has a clinical and academic focus on trauma and acute care general surgery with a dedicated service and resources.  The successful candidate will join a group of dedicated surgeons whose prime area of clinical and academic activity is in Trauma and Acute Care General Surgery.  Other divisional priorities include Colorectal Surgery and Colorectal Cancer, Breast surgical oncology, Bariatric surgery, biliary tract disease and complex abdominal wall surgery.

The successful candidate will participate in on-call activities in the following areas: trauma surgery, as trauma team leader and emergency general surgery.  In addition, the successful candidate will lead the TACS team as attending of the week with a team of house-staff including fellows, residents, and students.  The successful candidate will participate in the teaching and educational activities of the Division and the TACS service. He/she must be in a position to contribute to the academic mission of the Division.

The successful candidate must be a fellow of the RCPSC (or equivalent) and have completed their certification examinations in General Surgery with fellowship training in trauma surgery, and must be eligible for registration through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

St. Michael’s Hospital is a leading clinical and research facility and is a fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. We are home to one of the Universities four academies for undergraduate education. St. Michael’s Hospital holds an international reputation for clinical excellence and is an acknowledged academic leader.

The estimated start date is February 01, 2019.   This job posting will remain open until filled by an appropriate candidate.

Expressions of interest should include a covering letter, a CV and names of three referees who would be in a position to comment on the candidates clinical and academic abilities. Expressions of interest should be directed to: Dr. Najma Ahmed; [ahmedn@smh.ca] or Dr. Nancy Baxter; [baxtern@smh.ca]

We are strongly committed to diversity and especially welcome 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 on about St. Michael’s Hospital, please visit us at

http://surgery.utoronto.ca;

http://stmichaelshospital.com/