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Position TitlePalliative Care Physician (Permanent & Locum)
SpecialtyPalliative Medicine
Clinic/HospitalThunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Clinic/Hospital Address980 Oliver Road
Clinic/Hospital CityThunder Bay
Clinic/Hospital ProvinceOntario
Employment StartAs soon as possible.
Employment Type
  • Permanent
  • Locum
Position opportunities
  • Teaching Opportunity
  • Research Opportunity
  • Supervision Available
Job Description / Duties

There is a place for you in Thunder Bay!

The Department of Palliative Care at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is seeking a GP / family physician for a permanent APP funded position. TBRHSC is also seeking eligible locums with an independent license to practice in Ontario to provide locum support in 2024.

Terms of Employment

Our program serves patients at TBRHSC (acute care), St. Joseph’s Care Group (palliative care unit) and in the community. The program provides inpatient service, outpatient clinics, home and community care. We work closely with the Regional Cancer Centre, and provide telehealth consultation in rural and remote communities across Northwestern Ontario. Average call coverage is 1/6 weeks to support
patients in Thunder Bay and the Region.

Required Skills

We are seeking a physician who values the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their loved ones. The successful candidate will be committed to working collaboratively with the care team and is dedicated to communicating openly with their patients and colleagues.

Other Qualifications Include:
- Independent license or eligible for independent license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).
- Member of the CFPC or RCPSC.
- Additional training in Palliative Care an asset.
- Demonstrated clinical abilities and experience in palliative care.

Additional Details

Nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a population of 115,000 offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking and cycling in the summer months and downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing, a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work or raise a family. For more information, please visit:

Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate
programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern
Ontario School of Medicine University, and the newest Law program in Ontario.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is a state of the art 395 funded bed acute care facility that serves the
people of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario, covering a region of over 250,000 residents that are scattered over
geographical area the size of France. TBRHSC is the Regional Trauma Centre and the Regional Cancer Program for all of
Northwestern Ontario.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre serves Northwestern Ontario from east of White River to the Manitoba border in the west
and from Hudson Bay in the north to the United States border in the south. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is the
only acute care hospital in the City of Thunder Bay and operates one of the busiest emergency departments in Canada and the only one in the City. Ours is also the only tertiary hospital in Northwestern Ontario and a regional referral centre for 10 smaller regional acute care hospitals. We are a unique region with unique gaps in health care.

In addition to working at a worldclass academic health care facility, you also have the city of Thunder Bay and surrounding area at your at your back door. We are known for our access to the outdoors: hiking, fishing, camping, snowshoeing, skiing; we have it all! For more information, please visit: or

Salary TypeAlternate Payment Plan
Remuneration DetailsAPP, FFS

▪ Funded Site Visit
▪ Relocation Expenses
▪ Teaching & Research Opportunities
▪ $80,000 - $117,000 Northern Recruitment grant
▪ $7,000/year Northern Retention Incentive

▪ Travel / Accommodation reimbursement
▪ Daily honorarium

Remuneration DetailsAPP, FFS
OrganizationThunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Street Address980 Oliver Road
CityThunder Bay
State / ProvinceOntario
ZIP / Postal CodeP7B 6V4
Contact Phone807-684-7253
EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Expiry Date10/25/2025
Entry Date2023-09-19