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locum Pediatric Anesthesiology at The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 17256

Clinical Associate – Pediatric Anesthesiologist

The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is seeking to recruit a Clinical Pediatric Anesthesiologist. This is a one-year contract, and the effective start date is flexible.

The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at SickKids plans to expand the clinical, educational and research capacities of the Department to meet the growing demands for specialized tertiary-level surgical and medical care provided by the Hospital. We are seeking candidates who have completed subspecialty training in Pediatric Anesthesiology. Clinical activities will include the perioperative care of children undergoing all types of surgical management, including neurosurgical, general/thoracic, plastic/craniofacial, orthopedic/spine, and otorhinolaryngology. The Department also provides care to children undergoing a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including diagnostic and interventional radiology, GI, oncology, and burn injury management. The advertised position is during weekdays only and involves no overnight call duties. The Department is active in the education of anesthesia trainees, including medical students, residents, and fellows affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Successful applicants must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, and must be eligible for licensing in Ontario, Canada (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, independent or academic license). Additionally, candidates must demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills, and must function effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English. Candidates must obtain an appropriate Visa, if applicable.

Remuneration will be competitive with equivalent academic pediatric anesthesia positions in Canada (no overnight call duties), with a salary range of $200,000-$250,000 per year.
Applications will be accepted until December 10, 2022.

About The Hospital for Sick Children
The children and families we care for are diverse, and so are our employees. All are welcome to join our unique organizational culture and be part of our inclusive team.
SickKids is an Academic Medical Centre affiliated with the University of Toronto, with a mission to improve the health of children through the integration of care, research, and education by partnering locally and globally.

SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized person, 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.

SickKids, located at 555 University Avenue in downtown Toronto, is among the largest children’s hospitals in North America and has a long history of excellence in clinical care, research, and education. SickKids is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is located adjacent to the University campus and to numerous specialty hospitals and biomedical research institutes. It is an exciting time at SickKids as we execute our campus redevelopment project, including a new state-of-the-art acute care hospital tower.

Toronto is a vibrant and multicultural city, having been named the 2nd most diverse city in the world by the UN, with over 51% of its residents born outside of Canada and home to over 230 ethnic groups, which is reflected in the city’s neighbourhood food scene and talents in key sectors like life science, finance, information, and communications technology. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, schools, and university access. It is consistently ranked as a top travel spot and internationally ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities. World famous lake and wilderness country and year-round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.

Application Instructions
Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees via email to:
The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine,
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8

For more information about the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at SickKids Hospital please visit our website:

The department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Anastasia Vogt, Business Operations Manager,

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.

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Published on 2022-11-05
Edited on 2022-11-05