Staff Neonatologist/director Of Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic

Hospital Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Organizational Department
Sinai Health -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Department of Neonatology
Employee Group
Non Hospital Operating
Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)
Travel Requirement
No travel required
Hours (subject to change)
37.5 hours per week; due to the nature of the position, additional hours may be required.
Salary Scale
To Be Determined
Job Description

Effective February 2021, a new faculty position is available for a Staff Neonatologist and Director of Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic in the Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital which is an academic health science centre affiliated with the University of Toronto. The Department of Pediatrics has a tradition of excellence in Neonatal clinical care, education and research and is closely allied to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  The Department provides primary and tertiary perinatal care at regional, provincial and national levels for newborn infants who need specialized services due to extreme preterm gestation or known congenital abnormalities. The Department in conjunction with the Division of Neonatology at the Hospital for Sick Children and Sunnybrook Hospital forms part of a Fellowship Training Program in Neonatology which is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

The neurodevelopmental follow up clinic is located within Department of Pediatrics and provides post-discharge follow-up for extremely preterm neonates of <30 weeks  gestation and for other infants at high risk of neurodevelopmental disabilities including but not limited to those receiving specific fetal diagnosis or therapy.

We are looking for a candidate who has completed neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship training and has either extensive experience as a provider of neurodevelopmental follow up care in similar setting or preferably has completed additional developmental pediatric fellowship training to take charge of our clinic as the Director. The successful candidate must demonstrate an academic commitment and has proven record for excellence in provision of clinical care. In addition to leading neurodevelopmental follow up clinic, the position will involve working in Level 3 NICU and Mother and Baby Unit. The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at least at Assistant Professor Level.

Job Requirements

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the equivalent thereto must have subspecialty training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Rank and salary ($200,000 – $232,000) will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be elegible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance. pension plan, vision care and academic allowance. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. This position will remain open until filled.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three references no later than August 31, 2020 to Dr. Prakesh S Shah, Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5. Phone: (416) 586-8297; Fax: (416) 586-8745; E mail:  

Please visit our web site for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics, see

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.

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Posting Deadline

All applications must be submitted  by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. 

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