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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Position Type:

Permanent, Full-time, Shifts varies

Salary Scale:

Income is derived from the BAMO Alternative Funding Plan, which is a fully converted AFP.

Start Date:

2022/10/11 8:00

Closing Date:

2022/12/01 23:59

As part of Bruyère you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.


Function summary

The successful applicant will join an established stroke rehabilitation program with both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. There are 3 other Stroke Rehabilitation Physiatrists and 2 half time hospitalists.

The successful candidate will have experience in inpatient and outpatient stroke rehabilitation. There will be opportunity to participate in both inpatient and outpatient stroke rehabilitation settings. Other Physiatry related clinic opportunities may be available. They will be expected to participate in the Physiatry on-call rotation on a regular basis covering both Bruyère and Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre inpatients. It is expected that they will actively participate in the teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students. Clinical time commitment will depend on research and education career goals.

Successful candidates will be expected to participate in a variety of clinical duties including on-call coverage as well as education and academic opportunities and initiatives at the University of Ottawa. This position works under the general direction of the Department Head of PM&R at Bruyère and Division Head for PM&R at The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa.


Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère.


Is committed to patient and resident safety, on-going learning and continuous quality improvement.


Required qualifications

  • Physiatrist with a clinical and academic focus in stroke rehabilitation.
  • The successful candidate will be eligible to hold an academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer/ Assistant Professor or higher at the University of Ottawa. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Ontario; have, or be eligible for, certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be a member of or be eligible for membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Experience teaching medical students and residents
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is preferred, although not a requirement

Additional Information 

Queries can be directed to Julie Oleynik, administrative assistant to the Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Bruyère, via email at joleynik@bruyere.org.
Applications: Please forward a 1-2-page letter outlining your interest in the position, academic plan, 3 references (who will not be contacted without permission) and a CV to Julie Oleynik on behalf of Dr. Shawn Marshall, Head, Department of PM&R, Bruyère.


The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa has 12 full time and 9 part-time members with a focus on Rehabilitation and MSK medicine.

The Bruyère Hospital is a hospital focused on subacute care with 491 patients over 2 campuses. The Stroke Rehabilitation Program, based out of the Bruyère Campus, has 33 inpatient stroke rehabilitation beds (and up to an additional 10 stroke rehabilitation Flex beds) and provides tertiary stroke rehabilitation services to Ottawa and the surrounding region. There are also outpatient and Day Program Stroke Rehabilitation services.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in our work environment. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous persons, visible minorities (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, and all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential Self-Identification Questionnaire (Inclusion Form (uottawa.ca). The data collected will remain confidential and only be used for EDI statistical analysis.

The City of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.

Please note Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicates that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certifications, if applicable, must also be included.


Bruyère promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the Employment Equity Act. Bruyère is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which may be required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. 


All Bruyère employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination as per our Enhanced COVID-19 Immunization policy.  

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