Acute Care Hospitalists


Lakeridge Health has everything you seek - in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario's largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life. Through our five hospital sites, in Ajax-Pickering, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry, and Whitby we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence. One System. Best Health.


Lakeridge Health is currently inviting applications for full and part-time attending Post Acute Hospitalist Physicians with strong communication and interprofessional skills to join a congenial team in our new Long Term Care facility – Lakeridge Gardens, located in Ajax, directly adjacent to the Ajax-Pickering site of Lakeridge Health.  Physicians enjoy flexible scheduling and extensive allied health support, including Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Recreational Therapy services. The successful applicant must have previous experience and knowledge in Geriatric, Palliative and Family Medicine.  Rehabilitation and Complex Continuing Care service and call coverage is required. Remuneration is fee-for-service through OHIP and Ministry of Health Long Term Care.

You will have teaching opportunities through the Lakeridge Health partnership with Queen’s University.

Lakeridge Health offers many administrative options for those interested in pursuing physician leadership positions.

The candidate will have certification in Family Medicine and significant experience appropriate to Geriatric and Palliative Care Medicine and must hold an independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. To meet high demand, applications are evaluated on an ongoing basis. 

Position start date:  April 2022 (negotiable)

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to:  

Dr. Joel Kennedy, Medical Director, Lakeridge Gardens, Division Head – Hospitalist Medicine, Lakeridge Health.

Email: Tel: 905-576-8711 x33720

LH 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 the Medical Affairs Office.