Emergency Room Physician -Department of Emergency Medicine-Full Time & Locum Opportunities Available
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Job Number: J1021-1511
Job Title: Emergency Room Physician -Department of Emergency Medicine-Full Time & Locum Opportunities Available
Department: Credentialed Staff
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Credentialed Staff
Union: Credentialed Staff
Open Positions: 3

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

Then Emergency Room physician is expected to work scheduled shifts in the Emergency Department, based on the governance of the Alternative Funding Agreement signed between the Ministry of Health and the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Emergency Room Group. The Emergency Room physician is expected to see patients presenting to the Emergency Room and functions as Most Responsible Physician.


• Provision of Emergency Department on-call.
• Participation in any future regional Emergency on-call service.

• The ER physician is expected to attend codes within the hospital environment

Administrative and Quality:
• Participation in strategic planning and program development of Emergency services.
• Participation in ongoing quality improvement and safety activities related to Emergency care.
• Participation in hospital committees pertaining to specialty and as required by the credentialed staff by-laws.
• Efficient use of resources.

• Utilization of Emergency Room in an efficient/optimized manner.

• AFA Agreement.
• 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.
 Fellowship in Family Medicine or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) specializing in Emergency Medicine would be an asset.

• Previous Emergency experience preferred.

Competencies (RCPSC CanMEDS Competency Framework):
• ACLS, PALS and ATLS certification- Demonstrate competency in resuscitation principles.
• Function effectively as a consultant, integrating all of the CanMEDS roles to provide optimal, ethical and patient-centred medical care;
• Establish and maintain clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to your practice;
• Perform complete and appropriate assessments of patients;
• Use preventive and therapeutic interventions effectively;
• Demonstrate proficient and appropriate use of procedural skills, both diagnostic and therapeutic;
• Seek appropriate consultation from other health professionals, recognizing the limits of their expertise.

• Member of the credentialed staff of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital.
• Demonstrate commitment to continued professional and personal growth and development through Continuing Education Programs and Self Directed Learning opportunities.

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.