Surgical Assist - Full Time, Part Time Opportunities Available - Internal
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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

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.


• 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

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.

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.