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Unity Health Toronto is hiring for a Chief and Medical Director, Department of Medicine, St. Joseph’s Health Centre site.

Applications are invited for the position of Chief and Medical Director, Department of Medicine, at the St. Joseph’s Health Centre site of Unity Health Toronto. The successful candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date is October 1st, 2022 or as mutually agreed upon, for a five-year term, renewable once upon successful review. St. Joseph’s Health Centre is the acute community teaching site within the Unity Health Toronto network. Unity Health Toronto is comprised of St. Michael’s Hospital, Providence Healthcare and St. Joseph’s Health Centre. St. Joseph’s Health Centre is a community hospital that provides primary through tertiary care services for West Toronto, southern Ontario and beyond.

The St. Joseph’s Health Centre site annually hosts approximately 100,000 ED visits, and cares for over 21,420 inpatients in more than 392 beds. The Department of Medicine is the largest clinical department at St. Joseph’s Health Centre with 62 Active Staff Physicians providing high quality ambulatory and inpatient clinical care with dedicated in-patient beds that include subspecialty wards and an 18 bed ICU and 6 bed CCU. The Department has a long tradition of excellence in education with undergraduate and postgraduate medicine teaching through the University of Toronto.

The Department seeks an outstanding clinician with excellent leadership skills and previous administrative experience with a strong commitment to excellence in clinical care, quality improvement, education, and research. While this role is based at the St. Joseph’s Health Centre site, this individual will foster partnerships and collaboration within both Unity Health Toronto and the broader health care system, contributing to new innovative models of care for patients. The successful candidate will have a personal record of excellence in clinical activity, administration and leadership in research and/or education.

This individual will promote equity and diversity in the department, recognizing this as a major determinant of success. The Chief and Medical Director will be responsible for clinical and academic activities within the Department and will ensure the highest quality in patient care services. They will ensure the growth of the departmental research and education programs and will foster collaborations with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and external partners. The qualified applicant will, or be eligible to, hold a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Medicine and/or one of its subspecialties and medical licensure in the province of Ontario. The successful applicant must have status to be eligible to hold the rank of Assistant Professor or higher in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees no later than July 1st, 2022 to:

Ms. Maria Martins c/o

Dr. Kunuk Rhee, Vice President, Medical Affairs 

St. Joseph’s Health Centre

30 The Queensway, Room 1M124

Toronto, ON

M6R 1B5 

maria.martins@unityhealth.to

For more information about the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto please visit http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca. For more information about Unity Health Toronto, please visit http://www.unityhealth.to

The University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized person s/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disability, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority