Physician Assistant- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

$43.061-50.642/ hr
Competition No.:
37.5 hrs/week
Posting Date:
April 4, 2017
Closing Date:
Sunday 16 April, 2017
Start Date:
Tuesday 4 April, 2017

* Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM EST on the closing date (Sunday 16 April, 2017)

Skills Required:

Under the general direction of the direction of the attending physicians in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Physician Assistant’s role will consist of practitioner, consultant, educator and advocate. The Physician Assistant will function as a member of the inter-disciplinary care team in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care.  The Physician Assistant will collaborate with the attending Psychiatrists in the provision of care to patients with post-concussion syndrome.

The successful applicant must be a graduate of a university Physician Assistant Program or equivalent. Current registration with the Canadian Association of Physicians Assistants (CAPA) is preferred. Strong leadership abilities, excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required. Fluency in French and English is preferred.


Job Duties

The successful candidate will provide consultation to patients in an outpatient clinic setting who are greater than 3 weeks post-concussion. Consultations will be composed of acquiring the patients’ history and completing a physical examination, provide patient education, arrange services and follow up (as appropriate) and complete consultation reports. Physician Assistants are responsible for the development of educational resources for patients and the delivery of workshops and educational sessions as required.

This role presents the potential opportunity to participate in research related to the Post- Concussion clinic.


Additional Details:

The Ottawa Hospital is a 1150 bed tertiary-care hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at four inpatient sites (Civic, General, Heart Institute, and the Rehabilitation Centre) and one ambulatory centre (Riverside).  The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world.

For future health care professionals from Canada and around the world, Ottawa’s Department of Medicine offers nationally and internationally recognized, high-quality accredited programs in a wide range of sub specialties.

The city of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

By email:

By regular mail: DOM Careers, Box 206, 501 Smyth, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa ON  K1H 8L6

Krista Hind, CHRP RPR
Human Resources Manager, Department of Medicine
The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine and The Ottawa Hospital
Phone: 613-737-8565 | Fax: 613-737-8851 | Web:

We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.