The Dryden Regional Health Centre is serviced by a team of 14 physicians and 3 Nurse Practitioners in a modern and fully equipped 42 bed hospital; we currently have a vacancy in Family Medicine and one Full Time ER position. Locums are always welcome here.


Working in Dryden includes moving allowance, signing bonus and provincial incentives of $115,8000 (for a four year commitment-pro-rated). We also provide $12,500 for moving expenses and a $25,000 signing bonus for a two year return of service commitment from the Dryden Regional Health Services Foundation...up to $155,000 in signing bonuses!

In addition the physician group considers an overhead free allowance period to help new grads establish a roster of patients and settle into practice. This allowance provides substantial savings to the new physician entering practice.

New physicians to the community are well supported with our year long mentorship and community integration service to ensure a smooth transition to living and working in Dryden. We have your back.

Life in Dryden:

We're affordable, well serviced and offer over 200 community groups and service clubs to pursue leisure interests. Like any community in Northern Ontario we have quick access to many outdoor activities such as fishing, sailing, windsurfing, hunting, snow-machining, mountain can get your Northern Exposure in one of the friendliest hospitals and communities around. Living on a lake is still an affordable reality here...could Dryden be a fit for you?

The General Physicians support Obstetrics, Emergency Medicine, Prenatal/Women's Health, Fracture Clinics, Colo-rectal Screening, Oncology and Surgical Assistance among others; there are many areas to practice and enjoy a career in medicine in Dryden.

The DRHC is also a training site for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine as we host students and students from all years; working with these learners provides an opportunity to obtain a Faculty Appointment with NOSM and be a part of the formative years for future practitioners...sometimes the student becomes the teacher in those sessions :-).

Our Specialty Surgical Services Program offers a year round schedule of visiting Specialists that provide world class care and treatment in our OR theaters. We regularly host Orthopedic Surgeons (hip/knee replacements), ENT, Plastics, Ob/Gynecology, Rheumatology and Dermatology specialists; these services are lined up based on annual referral patterns for the patients we regularly see.

Dryden is a full service four season community that provides many of the amenities found in larger centers; golf, 400 meter rubberized running track, indoor rinks, JR. Hockey, indoor pools/squash facility, 500 seat community theater and so much more. There are over 200 service clubs and community groups offer a little something for everyone.

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Could Dryden be a good fit for you?

Contact Zoe Brenner, Physician Recruitment, Retention, and Relations Coordinator to arrange a site visit and learn more about Dryden and DRHC have to offer.


Phone: (807) 220-5849

BP.O. Box 3003, 58 Goodall Street, Dryden, Ontario, Canada, P8N 2Z6     x807-223-8200     TTY807-223-8295     * ^

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