Medicine - St. John's Rehabilitation Program Chief

University of Toronto

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-21

Associate / Full Professor - St. John's Rehabilitation Program Chief - 1201657

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Department of Medicine, invite applications for the position of Chief, St. John's Rehabilitation Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada, a fully affiliated academic Health Sciences facility of the University of Toronto. The successful candidate should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

St. John's Rehabilitation Program at Sunnybrook provides leadership in inventing the future of health care. Leading edge activities include an interprofessional model of care for adults recovering from life changing illness or injury. Complex services include Canada's only organ transplant rehabilitation program and Ontario's only burn rehabilitation program. Other areas of focus include cancer, cardiac, amputee, trauma, stroke and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. The program delivers individually customized rehabilitation services that focus on the whole person - mind, body and soul.

The Chief will be responsible for clinical and academic matters within the Program, for providing institutional leadership on issues related to Rehabilitation and for ensuring effective and efficient program operations. Candidates will have certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, College of Family Physicians of Canada, or equivalent qualifications and preferably be qualified to hold the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. Equally important will be the vision to continue integration with Sunnybrook's programs and strategic priorities as well as with our broader community; excellent interpersonal skills; strong leadership capabilities; experience and knowledge regarding the recruitment of academic physicians. A record of peer-reviewed research, of leadership in undergraduate, postgraduate, fellowship, continuing medical education or patient education, or of leadership in model service delivery as a creative professional academic activity would be an asset. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Consideration of candidates will begin in January 1, 2013. To explore this exciting challenge further, interested applicants may direct enquiries in confidence to the address shown below.

Mr. Carey Diamond
Chair, Search Committee
C/O Ms. Rajni Sandhu, Secretary, Search Committee
Office of Medical Professional Practice
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
DG29, 2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada

For more information about the Department of Medicine, please visit our home page

Original posting available at Job# 1201657

Closing Date: December 31, 2012 - Open until filled

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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