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Family Physicians Required

Family Physicians qualified to provide obstetrical services are required for the existing and growing patient load in Almonte, located 40 km from downtown Ottawa.

The Almonte General Hospital
The Almonte General Hospital is a recently (2008) redeveloped hospital serving a catchment area of 30,000 that is expected to grow by 30 per cent over the next 10 years. The Hospital has 21 Medical/Surgical beds, five Level One OBS beds, 26 Complex Continuing Care beds, a 24/7 Emergency Department and two operating rooms, including one in the OBS Unit. The Hospital also owns and operates Fairview Manor, a 112-bed long-term care home adjacent to the Hospital that opened in 2007.

OBS Program
The Almonte General Hosptial operates the regional OBS program which serves Mississippi Mills (Almonte, Ramsay and Pakenham), Arnprior and Carleton Place providing the opportunity for a growing number of area residents to have their babies closer to home. The Hospital has five Level One OBS beds and averages about 400 deliveries annually. There are two OBS/GYNs on active staff and two are on the consulting staff. Local family physicians provide OBS, anaesthetic and Emergency Department coverage. Epidural and c-section capability are available 24/7. The Hospital also has six credentialed midwives providing services.

Ottawa Valley Family Health Team
The Ottawa Valley Family Health Team, established in 2010, includes 11 local family physicians and seven interdisciplinary health professionals. The team operates in a new, purpose-built space adjoining the Hospital.

FHO membership and emergency coverage
Interest in joining the local Family Health Organization is essential. Willingness to participate in covering the Almonte General Hospital Emergency Department is desirable, but not required.

To find out more
For more information about this outstanding opportunity, please contact Almonte General Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Michael Dolan at 613-297-2763, mdolan@agh-fvm.com.