Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Site Chief of Anesthesia at Mount Sinai Hospital

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Site Chief of Anesthesia at Mount Sinai Hospital

Date Posted: 09/10/2020
Closing Date: 10/14/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 924
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Department of Anaesthesia
Hospital Affiliation: Sinai Health System
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management at Sinai Health System (SHS) is seeking a staff anesthesiologist for the position of site chief of anesthesia at Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH). The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date will be January 1, 2021, or one which is mutually agreed upon.

Mount Sinai (442 beds) is an acute care hospital and home to the largest high-risk obstetric center in Canada. Surgical services include general surgery, gynecology, otolaryngology, urology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry, orthopedics, and ophthalmology. All surgical programs have significant oncology components. Opportunities for practice in acute and chronic pain are also available. The site chief will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the clinical and academic department.

The site chief will also be an integral member of the departmental and institutional leadership teams, as well as the Practice Plan Executive Committee. As such, the incumbent will be involved in developing departmental strategies and aligning the site's activities with these strategies.

The successful candidate will receive 1-day per week protected time for these administrative duties. Additional protected time will be provided according to a merit-based system for educational and research activities. The successful candidate will provide anesthetic care throughout the SHS clinical programs. Clinical supervision and teaching of students, residents, and fellows is expected. On-call services will be provided in rotation.

The successful candidate must have proven leadership and clinical skills and evidence of demonstrated excellence in education or research. The successful candidate must have a medical degree, postgraduate fellowship training, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in anesthesia (or equivalent), and eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Compensation for clinical activities will be based on clinical billings through the practice plan depending on the amount of clinical and administrative/academic work performed; compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and within the usual range for an anesthesiologist in the Province of Ontario.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and three contact references by October 14 to:

Dr. Keyvan Karkouti
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management
University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital
200 Elizabeth Street, EN3-464, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
Tel: 416-340-8597; Fax: 416-340-3698
Email: [email protected]

For more information about the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at:

For more information about Mount Sinai Hospital, please visit the website:

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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].

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Posted: 9/17/2020
Application Due: 10/15/2020
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