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Humber River Hospital

Chief of Anaesthesia



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Humber River Hospital

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Build your career…at the hospital that’s built for the future

Humber River Hospital is one of Canada’s largest acute care hospitals, serving a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 850,000 people in the northwest Greater Toronto Area. The Humber team’s powerful commitment to compassionate, professional, respectful care is reflected in the number of hospital programs and services that have been, and remain, recognized provincially, nationally and internationally. Humber River Hospital is dedicated to achieving excellence in patient care by being a high reliability hospital.

The drive for excellence is demonstrated across the entire organization. HRH’s latest Accreditation Canada survey saw the hospital receive the highest possible Award for quality and safety of care – Exemplary Standing. Humber is the first community hospital in Canada to acquire and use a surgical robot. Its’ Bariatric Surgery Program is an American College of Surgeons MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center, and was the first such program outside the United States to receive this designation. Humber River is the first community hospital in Canada to provide paediatric anesthesia for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  The Ontario College of Pharmacists has formally acknowledged that our Pharmacy team’s expertise led to improvements in the College’s own assessment criteria and evaluation processes for pharmacies in Ontario.

On October 18, 2015, Humber River Hospital opened its new acute care facility – North America’s first fully digital hospital. A 1.8 million square foot facility based on the design principles of lean, green and digital to support the best in patient and family centred care, it integrates the finest available medical and communications technology across all hospital systems, services and workflows. And HRH’s groundbreaking technology evergreen strategy – the first of its kind in Canada – ensures that for the next fifteen years, its’ technology is upgraded or replaced to keep pace with the rapid evolution of healthcare hardware and software.

Among a number of awards and honours received by the hospital for its redevelopment and digital vision is the 2016 Special Recognition Award for ‘demonstrated leadership in the digital health community’ from the New York-based Intelligent Health Association ( The Award was presented to Humber River Hospital at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2016 conference in Las Vegas.

Humber River Hospital has 656 acute inpatient beds, including 48 critical care beds, 3,400 staff, approximately 600 physicians with privileges, and over 500 volunteers.  The hospital has formal affiliations with the University of Toronto and Queen’s University Medical Schools, and is the Toronto hospital of choice for Queen’s University Medical School.

Learn more about Humber River Hospital online at or follow the hospital on Twitter at @HRHospital.

Right now we are looking for a:

Chief of Anaesthesia

We have an exceptional opportunity for a self-motivated visionary leader as Chief of Anaesthesia. Working alongside the Chief of Surgery and Program Director of the Surgical Program, you will guide a dynamic department of more than 35 anaesthetists with many diverse skills, including acute and chronic pain management. You will have strong collaborative skills, the ability to think strategically systems-wide and possess strong inter-personal and communication skills. 

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, you will need to: 

  • Demonstrate excellence in clinical care and leadership

  • Have a fellowship in Anaesthesia

  • Be a member of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario and
    the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada 

Please forward a letter and detailed curriculum vitae by: Friday, April 14, 2017 to:

Dr. Narendra Singh,

Chief of Staff,

Humber River Hospital,

1235 Wilson Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario M3M 0B2


Interested candidates who qualify will be contacted and may be asked to attend a pre-application interview. Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application for the position. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.

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Humber River HospitalDr. Narendra SinghChief of
Posting Date: 15-Mar-2017Anesthesiology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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