Surgical Assist - Full Time, Part Time Opportunities Available
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Job Number: J1021-1544
Job Title: Surgical Assist - Full Time, Part Time Opportunities Available
Department: Credentialed Staff
Job Type: Permanent Part Time
Job Category: Credentialed Staff
Union: Credentialed Staff
Open Positions: 2

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.

People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we value Trust, Courage and Teamwork. We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

The Physician Surgical Assist plays a vital role in surgical procedures and work under the direction of the surgeon(s) to help perform surgery safely and in accordance with hospital policies. The Physician Surgical Assist will work with surgeons and the rest of the operating room team to ensure the safe outcome for surgical patients immediately before, during and immediately after surgery. This position summary applies to unattached patients without a local family physician.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Provision of Surgical Assist for daytime and/or on-call for emergency cases in the OR and CSPA on weekdays, weekends and Statutory Holidays. Provision of assistance as directed by the operating surgeon. Support to the OR staff in caring for the patient

COMPENSATION: Fee for Service, HOCC for on-call.

Qualifications

• College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) unrestricted license that allows the physician to fulfil the requirements of this position, certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
• Previous experience in hospital-based medicine is an asset but not required.

This posting will remain open until filled. For any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Ally Piercy, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at avpiercy@osmh.on.ca

Our Employees Enjoy

• a professional practice environment
• a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
• wellness initiatives
• continuing education grants
• employee recognition and assistance programs
• equal opportunities for growth and development

Employment Equity

OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Accomodation in the Workplace

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Human Resources department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.

Health & Safety Responsibilities

OSMH is committed to providing a safe, healthy and supportive working environment by treating team members and patients with compassion accountability respect and engagement.

All team members must adhere to OSMH’s Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and protocols, as well as the duties of workers as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Team members must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position which may include cognitive and physical demands.

As a condition of employment, new employees are required to complete an employment health assessment and must be cleared by the Occupational Health and Safety Team prior to orientation.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital's Occupational Health and Safety department.

OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online before 11:59 pm on the posting close date. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.