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Hospitalist Physician / Clinical Associate




Bruyère Continuing Care

Position Type:


Salary Scale:

To be determined

Start Date:

2018/01/10 11:30

Closing Date:

2018/02/28 23:59


The University of Ottawa Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Partnership is looking for a dedicated family physician/internist to provide part-time clinical services as a Most Responsible Physician (MRP) Hospitalist for Bruyère Continuing Care (Bruyère) Stroke Rehabilitation in-patient unit.

Bruyère, an Academic Health Science Centre, excels in the provision of evidence-based health care and services for the vulnerable and medically complex, with a focus on persons who require sub-acute, geriatric or palliative care. Among other programs, Bruyère provides in-patient and out-patient clinical services in Care of the Elderly, Complex Continuing Care, Palliative Care and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Bruyère is one of the largest health care centres of its kind in Canada and a resource for information on the special care required by the elderly, people with chronic and terminal illnesses, and persons having suffered loss of autonomy.

Work Expectations:

Bruyère requires the services of a part-time (22.5 hours a week) clinical provider. The provider will ensure the general medical care of inpatients admitted to Bruyère’s stroke in-patient unit for approximately 16 beds including but not limited to:

  • Admission histories/Admission Note - focus on medical aspects for care 
  • Physical examinations
  • Ongoing general medical care;
  • Manage patients on a daily basis; e.g. Manage medical issues including Diabetes Management, hypertension, and infections,
  • Discharge medication prescriptions and discharge summaries prepared day of discharge
  • Work closely with admitting Physiatrists and PM&R trainees on the unit 
  • Consult Physiatrist on all patients admitted for Rehabilitation direction and care
  • Collaborate with Rehabilitation Team
  • Attend Family Conferences as needed
  • Day-time on-call availability to manage emergency medical situations
  • Be available to treat patients from 8AM to 5PM weekdays 


  • No overhead cost
  • Funded through an Alternate Funding Plan 

Reporting directly to the Physiatrist–in-Chief, the successful candidate will have: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills 
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree
  • Appropriate Certificate in medical practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) 
  • Registration in good standing with the CMPA
  • License in Ontario (or be eligible for licensure)
  • Bilingualism (French/English) would be an asset. 
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application including an up to date CV to: 

Jo-Anne Dusseault
Manager, Medical Affairs, Bruyère Continuing Care
43, rue Bruyère St., Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8
Tel.: 613-562-6262 ext. 1087
Fax: 613-562-4223
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