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Acute Care Urologist
Acute Care Urologist

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Job Description

Acute Care Urologist Opportunity – Join our Growing Organization Experience a place where people come first

As a healthcare leader serving a population of more than half a million people, Mackenzie Health offers a dynamic, supportive environment of respect and continuous learning. A place where all staff are valued, can engage in meaningful work as part of a friendly, diverse team and use best-in-class technology to provide exceptional patient care. Experience a place where people come first. Experience Mackenzie Health – your ultimate career destination.

As we recently opened Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and continue to operate Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, we have many opportunities for passionate professionals like you, who share our commitment to quality, timely patient-centred care. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.

Position Overview Mackenzie Health is currently recruiting an Acute Care Urologist (ACU) to be readily available to evaluate and manage patients in the emergency department in an expedient fashion as well as manage semi-acute patients referred from the emergency department. The ACU will also act as a Urologic Hospitalist and manage the inpatient Urology service as well as evaluating and provide continuing care for in-patient Urologic consultations. The ACU will have access to available ACU resources within the Division of Urology. The ACU would be expected to provide daily daytime call coverage and participate in an equal share of weekend and weeknight on-call coverage within the Division of Urology.

The physician must complete a full credentialing application and must have their appointment approved by the Medical Advisory Committee and Board of Directors. The appointment will not be official until the approval of the Board of Directors has been obtained. The physician will be credentialed according to the terms specified in the Hospital By-laws.

Responsibilities As an Acute Care Urologist, the Physician will be responsible for the following:• Examine, diagnose, treat and provide care for inpatients with acute Urologic issues as delegated by other physicians and accepted by the ACU.• Provide dedicated ward coverage to consistently meet discharge targets.• Manage patients through the continuum of hospital care.• Order treatments, tests and consult with specialty physicians and primary care physicians where necessary.• Provide timely Urologic consultative services and emergency care for patients referred from the emergency department.• Provide Urologic consultations on patients already admitted to other services.• Assume MRP, treat, and provide appropriate surgical care and discharge on admitted and emergency Urology patients during the ACU week.• Perform semi-urgent and emergency surgery utilizing ACU resources within the Division of Urology.

• Provide ACU clinic coverage for consultations and procedures utilizing ACU resources within the Division of Urology, including access to cystoscopic procedures for inpatients and outpatients• Clinical coverage for outpatient clinics as delegated by the Division Chief.• Participate as required in multi-disciplinary rounds.• Participate in meetings/committees ad hoc as it pertains to surgical patients and/or other surgical areas/redevelopment activities.• Perform duties and responsibilities as agreed upon by the Division of Urology.• Perform duties and responsibilities outlined in the Hospital By-laws, Department and Division Rules, and applicable policies.

Skills – Abilities – Experience • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.• Ability to work both independently and as a team member within a group environment.• Proven attendance record.• Previous experience as an Acute Care Urologist would be valuable.• Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.• Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.• Models behavior that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.• Demonstrates understanding of contribution to patient and staff safety.

Education – Certification – Licenses • Medical degree approved by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) required.• Post Graduate training in Urology.• Certification in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCSC).• Canadian Medical Protection Association in good standing.• Ontario Medical Association (OMA).

Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration for an interview will be contacted.

Interested Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae to:

Sophie Stratos, Manager of Medical Affairs Mackenzie Health 10 Trench Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 4Z3 Phone: 905.883.1212 ext. 7452


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