Are you a Physician Looking for Job in Ontario?

Ontario's cities have become hubs for global talents, with Toronto being considered the most diverse city in the world. Over half of its 3 million population is made up of people who were born outside of Canada, and over 180 languages are spoken here. According to Statista, Ontario is experiencing an upward trend in population growth, with a current population of almost 16 million and growing by 114,225 people in just one quarter. With population growth comes the need for access to more healthcare providers.

Recently, analytics have shown a possibility that in 2024, around 2.3 million Ontarians will not have access to family doctors. However, the province is home to more than 400 hospitals, which is over 40% of all hospitals in Canada. The employment demand for medical professionals and family physicians in Ontario is booming with job offers, especially since many baby-boomer generation doctors are planning to retire.

Overall, Ontario presents doctors with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a balanced life, achieve professional goals, and enjoy a substantially higher quality of living.

Open Jobs for Physicians and Doctors in Ontario

Cornwall, Ontario
Long Term
Jul 16, 2024
FULLY LICENCED ONLY / Job ID: 2279  Full-Time Psychiatrist required for Supportive Community Hospital  Job Details: Our client in Cornwall, Ontario is looking for a full-time Psychiatrist to join their community hospital team. The incoming Psychiatrist will join a Schedule 1 facility working with the current psychiatry team providing high quality primary care and full range of acute inpatient, outpatient, and community mental health services. The Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre provides a range of services for all ages. It offers a robust roster of community- based services, including Adult Mental Health, Addiction Services, Community Withdrawal Management, Geriatric Mental Health, First Episode Psychosis, Mental Health Crisis, Assertive Community Treatment, Children and Youth Mental Health Services. The 16-bed Inpatient Unit is supported by a Long-acting Injection Clinic and a Day Hospital. Hours of work include on call (1:4).  The clinic uses Cerner EMR. Payment structure is fee-for-service, and the range of potential full-time annual earnings is $300,000-$400,000.   Incentives Available to the Physician: Remuneration is OHIP fee for service, sessional fees, and Hospital On Call Coverage (HOCC).  Clinic Details: The Hospital is open 24/7 and is managed by a collaborative interdisciplinary team who work together to provide high quality medical care, this includes primary care physicians and specialists including Internists, General Surgeons, Orthopaedics Surgeons, Gynaecologists, ENT, and Neurology. There are 3 psychiatrists currently working at the hospital.  Cornwall is an exceptional location along the shores of the St Lawrence River, with lots of water access available. The city has an extensive bike trail system as well. Located approximately 1 hour’s drive from both Ottawa and Montreal, as well as being minutes away from the US border. Many physicians commute from Ottawa or Montreal, while others live on beautiful waterfront properties right here in town. Cornwall has a VIA railway station with easy access to major Canadian cities; Toronto is around 3 hours 30 minutes away by train. Requirements:  •  Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Certification  •  College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) Full Licence   
IMG SUPPORT AVAILABLE / Job ID: 2135 Income Stabilization Until You Enter FHO - Position Available from October 2024 Job Details: Our client in Toronto, Ontario is looking for full-time Family Physicians to join their Family Practice from October 2024. Combination of in-clinic and work from home. You will be required to work in-clinic for one contiguous 3 hour block after 5pm on weekdays or a contiguous 3 hour block on weekends per week and reserve a 1 hour block in the morning per week to assess urgent cases for the clinic, both determined in conjunction with colleagues. No call. Typical appointment length is 20 minutes. Schedule is to be determined by the physician and the clinic will supply enough hours to reasonably supply patient care needs. Comfort with electronic medical records, chronic and acute disease management, immunizations, and excellent communication skills are required. Additional interest or training in geriatrics, palliation, pediatrics, minor procedures, and psychiatry are welcome. The facility uses Avaros - OSCAR based EMR with options for online booking and patient messaging, and the clinic offers billing support.  The incoming physician will be starting a new practice in the Income Stabilization program recruiting and managing patients in an area with varied patient backgrounds with a view to exit Income Stabilization when the practice has grown sufficiently. Payment structure will be via Income Stabilization which provides $17,407 per month for a 1 year period, after which the physician will enter a blended capitation FHO model. The range of potential annual earnings is up to $250,000 due to the Income stabilization program. This is subject to how quickly the physician can roster patients. Client is happy to explain in further detail with interested candidates. There are 2 Options Available for the Business Arrangement:  Option 1: 75/25 split, which will include rent, utilities, EMR and admin support.  Option 2: To enter into a rental agreement ($3250/month) and cost sharing agreement (300/month on average). With this option, the physician would be responsible to hire their own admin support, of which the clinic can help with arranging. Incentives Available to the Physician: Leadership opportunities on Family Health Team board of directors and ownership opportunities are available. Develop leadership skills and resume on Family Health Team board of directors. Join the ownership group and benefit financially by betting on your own success.  Clinic Details: The clinic currently has 7 family physicians with varied interests. IUD insertion, point of care ultrasound, medical assistance in dying, house calls, minor procedures, joint injections. In this role, you will work collaboratively with allied health (nurse, chiropractor, pharmacist, social worker) and family physicians to provide timely and appropriate care. The facility is open 7 days a week, with scheduled appointments during weekdays, and walk-in hours on weekends. 4500 sq ft over 3 floors, new custom renovation 5 years ago. Pharmacy on site. Very close to public transit options including a new light rail transit station opening soon. An additional newly renovated 4500sqft space is set to be added to the existing clinic in October 2024. Requirements:  •    Postgraduate training from Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia or USA •    Eligible for certification by the College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC) •    Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)     
Toronto, Ontario
Long Term
Jul 9, 2024
FULLY LICENCED ONLY / Job ID: 2278  Brand New Clinic, 85/15 Split with No Overheads for First 3 Months  Job Details: Our client in Toronto, Ontario is looking for a full-time and/or part-time Family Physician to join their Family Practice/Walk-in clinic. Our client is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated physician who is looking for a fulfilling opportunity in a thriving and vibrant community setting. The incoming physician will see a minimum of 40 patients per day. The clinic is in a busy location beside a pharmacy with a high patient demand, offering an attractive income potential.  The clinic is currently undergoing construction and is replacing a doctor's office, that served the community for 34 years. The family physician had a long-standing presence in the community and retired two years ago with some patients looking for a doctor to replace him.  The clinic is happy to do a LMIA (document needed for work permit) and offer immigration support for international medical graduates interested in this opportunity. Hours of work are flexible Monday – Saturday from 10am-7pm, the physician can also work after 7pm if they would prefer and working Saturday's is at the preference of the physician.  The clinic has no EMR at this time, the client would prefer to discuss the physician's preferences. The clinic offers billing support and payment structure is fee-for-service, split arrangement is 85/15. The clinic is happy to assist with forming a FHG or FHO in the future once the physician team has been established. The range of potential full-time annual earnings is $350,000-$450,000.   Incentives Available to the Physician: No overheads for the first 3 month, then 10% for 3 months and 15% onwards. LMIA and Immigration support available.  Clinic Details: This brand new 1200 SqFt Clinic is currently under construction and has 5-6 exam rooms with a separate doctor's office. This is a fantastic opportunity for the incoming physician to have an input on the clinic set up, its fittings and fixtures. The clinic will be available within 3-4 months after the physician's hiring agreement is completed. The Clinic is beside a Pharmacy that has proudly been serving the community for over 35 years, the Pharmacy is a strong anchor and a well-known place for the residents of the area as it has served the patients, their families and is moving forward in its support to the community. The population is approximately 110,000 with the area becoming a major arrival point for immigrants, many of whom have established their first Canadian residence in the apartments that became plentiful near main streets. There is a diverse patient population including Bengalis, Indians, Pakistanis, Jamaicans, Filipinos and Sri Lankans. The area also has a well-established Greek population and a growing Chinese community.  Requirements:  •  College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC) Certified  •  College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) Full Licence    
IMG SUPPORT AVAILABLE / Job ID: 2251 LMIA Ready at FHO Family Practice & Urgent Care with Excellent Earning Potential (with pics!) Job Details: Our client in Pickering, Ontario is looking for a full-time Family Physician to join their FHO Family Practice/Urgent Care Clinic who is looking to focus on establishing a large family practice with the option of Urgent Care. The clinic is LMIA ready (a core document needed for work permit), to welcome international medical graduates interested in this position. There are more than 20,000 patients without family doctor in the area, and more than 1,000 patients already on the clinic’s wait list just 8 weeks after opening, so building a roster will not take long.  Hours of work are normally 8-10 3-hour blocks which translate into 4-5 6-hour days including afterhours commitment as per Ontario government regulations. Hours are flexible and are set by the physician themselves. The physician can do more hours if they would prefer or less while still providing adequate care for their patients.   The clinic uses CHR EMR, and offers billing support. Payment structure is via FHO model for family practice, and fee-for-service in the Urgent Care Clinic. The split arrangement is 72.5/27.5, which will turn into 75/25 once the physician reaches a 2,000-patient roster. The Urgent Care Clinic is set up in a way that soon the cap for the physicians can be removed and there will be no penalty for rostered patients to be seen by other physicians within the urgent care clinic. The range of potential full-time annual earnings is $450,000- $550,000.  Incentives Available to the Physician: Open to discussion with serious candidates.   Clinic Details: The clinic is a new state of the art facility that has a lab and diagnostic imaging with multiple specialists on site. There is substantial support from the local hospital system with their brand-new sim lab and major development in the area.   This is a friendly group of 6 full-time family physicians and many part-time physicians working in the urgent care clinic. The clinic is a teaching site for Queen’s University. The facility also has significant nursing and allied health help.  Requirements:   •  Postgraduate training from Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, or USA  •  Eligible for certification by the College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC)  •  Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)       
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Moving to Ontario

Ontario is a popular destination for healthcare professionals who are looking to level up their lifestyle with numerous attractions, such as Niagara Falls, beautiful provincial parks, and four of the five Great Lakes. The major cities of Ottawa and Toronto offer historical heritage and amazing museums. Additionally, Ontario has an outstanding infrastructure for recreation and sports, including Scotiabank Arena, Rogers Centre, 841 golf clubs, and hundreds of leisure centers with swimming pools, hockey rinks, and a variety of sports facilities under one roof. There are even casinos available for entertainment.

The province has major cities like the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa, as well as smaller cities such as London, Windsor, and Hamilton, in addition to beautiful rural locations across the province, which provide many living options for a healthy work-life balance.

Although the cost of living in Ontario is higher than in other Canadian provinces, the opportunities for career growth, education, business development, and discovery make it an attractive destination for talented professionals. The province has a favorable climate, 48 airports, and numerous tax credits and benefits that reduce tax pressure.

Key facts about Ontario to consider your relocation:

  • Ontario's budget for 2024 includes $546 million over three years, intending to connect an additional 600,000 people to primary health teams (composed of family doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, social workers, dieticians, and health professionals).

  • The province has 48 airports, including the biggest international airport across the East Coast, Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) offers direct and convenient flights to other provinces, daily flights to Ireland, UK, Europe, US, and other international destinations.

  • The population of Ontario reached 15.61 million people by the end of 2023, currently growing at a record-setting pace.

  • GST tax in Ontario (HST) 13%

  • Ontario offers 23 provincial universities and hundreds of prestigious colleges, making this an ideal province with educational opportunities for physicians and families.

  • Ontario borders on the US with access to 14 road border crossings including the Buffalo- Niagara Falls, which is a 2 hour drive from Toronto into New York State, US

About Ontario

Learn More About Major Ontario Cities and Townships


Ajax is a town in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area, located about 30 minutes from downtown Toronto. It’s proximity to the city, but quiet setting has been attracting many to the area that want to be close to everything, but still feel like they are in a rural setting. Ajax is a progressive, diverse and vibrant waterfront community that prides itself on fostering community inclusion and diversity, and having an environment friendly philosophy. 

If you are wanting to capitalize on the fact that Ajax is along the shores of Lake Ontario, there are a number of options for neighbourhoods - Duffins Bay, Discovery Bay, Clover Ridge and Pickering Beach are just some of the neighbourhoods that residents have flocked to in order to capture the views and be close to the beach. For commuters, the west side of town may be ideal to cut down travel time. The neighborhoods of South Greenwood, Duffins Crossing and Riverside are all great options. If you are wanting to be right where the action is and close to amenities then the east side of town has some great locations. The neighbourhoods of Deer Creek, Audley North or Audley South all offer easy access to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. 

For further information please check the following links:

Town of Ajax

Ajax Wikipedia

Nepean is a residential municipality of Canada’s capital city of Ottawa that was an independent city until it amalgamated with Ottawa in 2011. The population of Nepean is about 170,000, and the population of the entire city of Ottawa is 1,394,000 people. The area borders both the Ottawa and Rideau River, so there are plenty of ways to enjoy waterfront activities, and there are plenty of beautiful parks to enjoy as well. 

For further information please check the following links:

Nepean Wikipedia

Nepean Guide

Ottawa Tourism

City of Ottawa

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