Position Precis:

Currently, several positions are available for primary care physicians in the area, particularly for those interested in providing care (ER/Inpatient/and/or Anesthesia) in the Meaford hospital.

The Meaford Hospital is part of Brightshores Health System which operates six hospitals.  The level-2 referral centre is located in Owen Sound and includes a full range of specialists for consultations and state-of-the-art diagnostics including CT and MRI. Meaford has 15 beds for inpatient care, has high seasonal volumes in its Emergency Department and performs over 1,000 in-hospital procedures annually. This facility is a vital healthcare lifeline for residents and visitors to Meaford and the surrounding four-season recreational area.

Currently doctors work as a Family Health Organization (FHO); family physicians practice in their own offices in Meaford or at the Blue Mountains Community Health Centre in Thornbury and at the Don Bumstead & Family Medical Centre in Meaford.

The FHO provides 24/7 Emergency Department coverage, inpatient care, assists with in-hospital procedures and looks after two long-term care homes.



Eligible for or hold an independent licence to practice in Ontario.


Blended capitation.

Underserviced area – eligibility for the NRRRI incentives through the Ministry of Health.

Date Available:


Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the Family Medicine Department:

Each of Brightshores’ six hospitals has a family medicine department. There are independent, group and clinic models of practice across the corporation. In the rural hospitals, family physicians provide 24/7 emergency coverage and GP anesthesia in three hospitals. The urban hospital in Owen Sound includes a small number of family physicians who continue with emergency and obstetrics practices, in addition to their office practices and inpatient care.

If you are interested in this position please contact:

Natalie Smit, Physician Recruitment Lead


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