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GFT University Position – Obstetrician/Gynaecologist

Published Tue Jul 21st 2015

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Kingston General Hospital and Queen’s University is seeking a fully qualified obstetrician and gynaecologist with subspecialty training in contraception and family planning in order to continue to meet the clinical and educational components of our departmental mission. The individual would help to oversee the nationally unique Contraception and Research and Education (CaRE) fellowship that the Department has. Patient Safety/Quality is a priority for this recruitment so an individual with graduate training in Policy Studies or a related area would be important. The recruited individual will have the expectations of a Clinician Scholar within our Practice Plan and individual Role Description including a day a week protected time for research.


This position is required to help meet the needs of approximately 2000 patient visits per year. The clinical practice will entail 4 to 5 clinics/week involving consultations and management of general gynecology, contraception and family planning and general obstetrics. The recruited individual would perform minimally invasive surgical procedures sharing in the current general gynaecologic allotment, which would be approximately 1 to 2 days per month. The individual will participate in full call in terms of covering labour and delivery and gynecology consults in the Emergency Department at night and on weekends. There is also an expectation that the individual in this position would be involved with the consultation service that our Department provides on a monthly basis in Moose Factory. The recruited individual will participate fully with the department’s mandate of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees.


This position is funded through the Queen’s University Alternate Funding Plan.


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Candidates must be credentialed to practice independently as an obstetrician/gynaecologist in Canada and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Preference will be given to candidates with subspecialty training in contraception and family planning.


Inquiries and applications, including a curriculum vitae and names of three referees, should be directed to Dr. Graeme Smith, Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynasecology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON   K7L 3N6, or by email to: gns@queensu.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Bonnie McCalpin, c/o Dr. Graeme Smith’s Office, 613-548-1372.


The deadline date for applying is July 31, 2015.