Respirologist - Department of Medicine - Full Time, Locum Opportunities Available
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Job Number: J1021-1484
Job Title: Respirologist - Department of Medicine - Full Time, Locum Opportunities Available
Department: Credentialed Staff
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Credentialed Staff
Union: Credentialed Staff
Open Positions: 1

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

A community based general respirology position serving the community and region with opportunities for a focused interest in Bronchoscopy, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Sleep Medicine, and/or Critical Care.


• Provision of general internal medicine on-call for OSMH

• Consultation to OSMH credentialed staff and regional partners in Respirology and Internal Medicine
• Interpretation of PFTs, ECGs etc.,
• Preference to participate in coverage of closed critical care unit with appropriate qualifications,
• Participation and cooperation as a contributing team member of the Department of Internal Medicine

• Consultative practice in Respirology serving the community and region, and
• Involvement with the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Asthma Clinic, Sleep Lab

Administrative and Quality:
• Participation in strategic planning and program development of Respirology services,
• Participation in ongoing quality improvement and safety activities related to Respirology,
• Participation in hospital committees pertaining to specialty and as required by the credentialed staff by-laws,
• Active participation in working towards the OSMH length of stay (LOS) target benchmark at the 25th percentile of Ontario Hospitals, and
• Efficient use of resources.

• Access to inpatient beds,
• Out-Patient clinics (Asthma clinic, CPAP clinic),
• Endoscopy clinic (shared time for Bronchoscopy),
• Sleep Lab, and
• Pulmonary Function Lab.

• Fee for Service


• Licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) as a specialist, independent practice or restricted that allows the physician to fulfil the requirements of this position:
• FRCP(c) in Internal Medicine or equivalent, and
• Fellowship in Respirology recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or additional training in Respirology
• Additional education and training in Critical Care Medicine and/or Sleep Medicine preferred

• Previous Respirology experience preferred.

Competencies (RCPSC CanMEDS Competency Framework):
• 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, and
• Seek appropriate consultation from other health professionals, recognizing the limits of their expertise.

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


Participates in and complies with hospital safety and infection control programs.

• Reports unsafe conditions,
• Assists in the reporting and investigation of incidents,
• Reviews related policies and procedures on a regular basis,
• Maintains patient and Hospital confidentiality,
• Responds appropriately to codes,
• Participates in quality activities, as required,
• Ensure compliance with the Hospital’s patient safety, staff safety policies and appropriate legislation, and
• Promotes patient safety and staff safety in the workplace.

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

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.