Temiskaming Hospital is seeking a General Internist. Temiskaming Hospital is located in New Liskeard in the city of Temiskaming Shores, 160 kilometers north of North Bay. This modern, attractive 59 bed community hospital serves a catchment area of approximately 30,000 residents. Temiskaming Shores offers a wide range of opportunities to the General Internist in a bilingual environment. We are a Return of Service eligible community. The incentive offered by Health Force Ontario to attract physicians to Temiskaming Shores is $112,600.
Inpatient medicine includes on-call responsibilities and consultation services. Outpatient work can reflect the vast spectrum of general internal medicine, or could focus on a particular subspecialty area, including the opportunity to establish a Stroke Prevention Clinic. If training is appropriate, opportunities are available to participate in the interpretation of ECG's, Pulmonary Function tests and exercise treadmill stress tests. Our Special Care unit (SCU) is comprised of 3 + 1 critical care beds staffed by skilled nurses with RT support. The General Surgery department is dynamic and provides excellent opportunity for rewarding professional interactions. Practice hours are flexible. Generous recruitment incentives are available.