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Oak Valley Health

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Emergency Physicians – Uxbridge Hospital



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Markham, Ontario

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Land Acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.


Forbes Canada Honouree

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2023. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI.


Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations.  Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).


Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?


The Uxbridge Hospital currently operates a 22 bed facility with an active Emergency Department as well as an extensive outpatient program and diagnostic services. The collegial medical community currently consists of a mix of CCFP, CCFP(EM) and FRCPC doctors who variably participate in emergency room, inpatient care, family medicine and local walk-in-clinics. Continuing medical education is a strong focus of physicians, nursing and allied health professionals in Uxbridge with particular attention to advanced rural skills.


What we are looking for:

We are currently seeking Emergency Physicians to provide emergency services in a single coverage ER. Local support is strong for urgent situations. Each day has three 8 hour shifts.  There are a variety of clinical situations – Typically CTAS 3 & 4, with 1 or 2 CTAS 1 & 2 per day. Short and long-term opportunities are available.


What you bring to the role:

  • An independent license from the College of Physicians and Surgeon of Ontario (CPSO) to practice as an Emergency Physician
  • Certification with the College of Family Physician Canada (CFPC), Emergency Medicine (EM) training preferred OR Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), Emergency Medicine.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience, expertise and knowledge
  • Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, communication, organizational, team building and conflict management skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills


Interested and qualified physicians are encouraged to submit an expression of interest and current Curriculum Vitae as soon as possible.


Interested and qualified physicians are encouraged to submit an expression of interest and current Curriculum Vitae as soon as possible. Submissions can be sent to: Dr. Tesha Casella, Chief Uxbridge Hospital,


Oak Valley Health thanks all qualified physicians for their submissions however only selected candidates who qualify will be contacted to attend a pre-application interview. All appointments are subject to an Impact Analysis and Board approval. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.


COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


 Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement 

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.


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Non - Union