Job Posting
full time Ophthalmology at Timmins and District Hospital
Timmins, Ontario
Job ID: 16284

Timmins and District Hospital, located in Northeastern Ontario, is inviting applications for a full time General Ophthalmologist.  

The successful candidate would join as a second provider and will serve a Timmins population of 44,000 but a total catchment area of approximately 110,000.

The Timmins and District Hospital is a 153 bed fully accredited referral and teaching hospital and offers a full range of medical, surgical, critical care, maternal/child, long term care and mental health services.

Onsite access to ophthalmic surgery OR, laser suite WITH Nd-YAG, Argon and diode capabilities as well as a minor procedure room to support a truly comprehensive ophthalmology practice.  With this appointment, the successful candidate will receive full surgical privileges with generous operating room time.

Opportunity to teach medical students and family medicine residents affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Reasonable on call expectations.

Expectation to open full office providing outpatient consultations.

Province / State
Employment Type
full time
Full Time General Ophthalmologist needed in Timmins, Ontario
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration is on a fee-for-service basis plus HOCC stipend.
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
As needed.  
Additional Benefits
$10,000 moving and relocation incentive. Also eligible for the Ontario Ministry of Health Northern Rural Recruitment and Retention Initiative of $80K paid over a 4 year period of service.  
Qualification Requirements
Certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be eligible for a full independent medical license in the Province of Ontario.  Supervision not available.
Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset. 4th and 5th year residents welcomed.  
Looking for a candidate with excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills.  
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Timmins and District Hospital 
Street Address 1
700 Ross Avenue East 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
P4N 8P2 
Institution Description
Timmins and District Hospital provides primary and secondary medical and specialty services to the community and district. Full medical imaging services include CT and MRI with low wait times. Full complement of specialty services.  
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Timmins is a City of approximately 45,000 located in beautiful Northeastern Ontario. Timmins is a friendly family oriented community situated in a clean wide-open environment. 
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Mrs. Fran Zimmerman 
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Published on 2019-07-26
Edited on 2019-07-26