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Physicians - Emergency Medicine

Where:

  • Deep River is located approximately 4 hours West of Montreal and 2 hours North-West of Ottawa along the TransCanada Highway and the beautiful Ottawa River
  • Deep River, Ontario is home to approximately 5,000 people
  • The Deep River & District Hospital serves a catchment area of 10,000, plus is the “Hospital of Choice” for many neighboring communities including CFB Petawawa - Canada’s largest military base

The Work:

  • ~17,000 – 18,000 patient visits per year
  • 12-hr shifts (0600 – 1800; 1800 - 0600)
  • Locum suite for evening/night rest + alternate motel for overlap
  • 24-hr shift coverage and full weekend coverage is possible in this facility

The Team

  • 8 community family physicians
  • 1 community Emergency Department physician
  • Alternate Funding Agreement (AFA) in place
  • Second-on-call support for multiple traumas and transfers
  • Established specialist linkages in neighboring regional and tertiary care facilities

The Department

  • Modern facility - Fully renovated in 1998 - DI/ PACS / Lab support
  • New investments in cardiac monitoring, portable Ultra-sound and related equipment
  • Knowledgeable, experienced emergency nursing staff
  • Land and Air Ambulance Support

For more information, please email assistance@drdh.org or contact Lisa Petterson at 613-584-1266 extension 183.