OPHTHALMOLOGIST - Visiting Specialist

Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora, Ontario is a 69-bed accredited, full-service, community hospital providing service to a regional population of approximately 30,000 permanent residents.

We invite applicants to a visiting specialist cataract surgery opportunity. You will enjoy working with our dynamic and collegial professional staff in our brand new 3-suite OR unit.

Qualifications for the position include:

Independent licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) with Specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, CMPA membership, OHIP billing number & billing privileges.


Fee-for-service billed to OHIP or daily stipend/sessional rate of $536.47 (per 3-4hr clinic sessional)

Travel stipend of $459 (per 3-4hrs of travel time) plus travel day honorarium of $300, meals ($40 per day), travel (flight, rental car and/or mileage of $0.41/km if using personal vehicle) and accommodation expenses.

**Minimum of 6 hours of clinical work per day is required to be eligible for payment**


One week/month: Mon-Wed in OR with clinic on Thursday; approximately 13 procedures/OR slate

About Kenora:

The City of Kenora is the second largest health care center in Northwestern Ontario after Thunder Bay. It is located on beautiful Lake of the Woods, approximately 2hrs east of Winnipeg & 5hrs west of Thunder Bay. We have a vibrant downtown, art and music scene with excellent restaurants and unique shops. In addition to the residents of the Kenora Area, our community draws people from Dryden, Fort Frances, Red Lake, Sioux Lookout, and the far north for a variety of services including health care. In total, almost 70,000 people look to Kenora for some level of services.

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Job Type: Contract


  • Doctoral Degree (Required)


  • CPSO (Required)


  • English (Required)