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Being a physician at Montfort

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Your chance to shape the future!

Hôpital Montfort’s approach is focused on constantly improving the quality of care for patients and their loved ones in a compassionate atmosphere.

  • A Francophone academic hospital in the very heart of Ottawa: you’ll have the opportunity to work in French, in a bilingual environment
  • 331 beds, with 185 in medicine, 40 in surgery, 27 at the Family Birthing Centre, 60 in mental health, 14 in intensive care and 5 in intermediate care
  • The commitment and active participation of some 400 physicians
  • Access to clinical records with cutting edge IT resources
  • The implementation of pilot projects, new clinics responding to the community’s immediate needs
  • The possibility of leading/participating in research projects
  • Community partners
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Services and departments

    Family Medicine and Rehabilitation

    • A solid base of family physicians, including 7 active hospitalists teams and 1 clinical teaching unit
    • A team working on a 21-bed short-term rehabilitation unit


    • A team of internists and subspecialists in medicine offering hospital and ambulatory care, including the Centre of Clinical Excellence in Chronic Disease Management

    Intensive and Intermediate Care

    • An intensive care team responsible for 13 intensive care beds (level 3) and 4 intermediate care beds (level 2)

    Perioperative Care

    • 12 new or completely renovated surgical wards, including 9 in the main operating room, 1 ophthalmology operating room and 2 obstetrics rooms
    • Participation in the regional cancer program
    • 8200 elective surgeries per year


    • 3000 births per year
    • A Family Birthing Centre designed for the new family


    • Consultative pediatric practice and 2A neonatal care
    • Complex pediatric care, in conjunction with CHEO
    • An autism spectrum disorder clinic, in conjunction with CHEO

    Mental Health and Psychiatry

    • 60 short-term care beds: 8 intensive care beds, 8 geriatric psychiatry beds and 44 acute care beds
    • Ambulatory services including a day hospital, groups for comorbidity and personality disorders, multidisciplinary outpatient consultations


    • More than 50 000 visits annually
    • Ambulatory care, stretcher and resuscitation areas
    • A dynamic team of more than 30 emergency physicians

    Ambulatory Care

    Specialized clinics responding to community needs (e.g., pediatrics, breast cancer, orthopedics, inflammatory bowel disease, geriatrics, thrombosis)

    Medical Imaging

    A completely digitized Medical Imaging Department offering:

    • MRIs
    • CT scans
    • SPECT/CT nuclear medicine
    • Digital mammograms
    • Ultrasounds
    • Digital X-rays

    The department is also present at the Aline-Chrétien Health Hub in Orléans, is directly connected to the digital X-ray system at Hôpital Montfort (PACS), and offers:

    • MRIs
    • Ultrasounds
    • Bone densitometry
    • Digital mammograms
    • Digital X-rays

    The department conducts more than 120 000 examinations annually.

    Academic Hospital

    Academic and teaching mandate

    • More than 500 students and residents in 36 different disciplines in health sciences and social services
    • Partnership with the University of Ottawa
    • Residency program including 26 residents in family medicine, 4 in internal medicine, 5 in obstetrics-gynecology, 12 in psychiatry
    • 25 500 student days per year

    Academic Family Health Team

    • Multidisciplinary family health teaching team that offers frontline services to patients and promotes the training of family medicine students and residents.
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    Your chance to make a difference!

    Medical team

    Under the leadership of Chief of Staff Dr. Thierry Daboval, Montfort’s medical team is comprised of family physicians and specialists working in collaboration with other health professionals to offer quality care in accordance with Hôpital Montfort’s values: compassion, respect, excellence, accountability and mutual support.

    You can also consult the Physicians' directory.

    Medical recruitment

    • You’d like to join a dynamic medical team that works in French?
    • You’d like to work in an environment that champions interprofessionalism?
    • You’d like to contribute to promoting the French language in Ontario through your commitment to the Franco-Ontarian population?
    • You’d like to participate in teaching and research?

    Montfort invites you to apply.

    Hiring requirements

    French is the language of work at Montfort, and our teams offer care in both official languages.

    Montfort can only offer staff privileges to physicians who are licensed to practise in Ontario, which includes:

    • License to practise from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
    • Qualifying examination, parts I and II, by the Medical Council of Canada
    • Certification in family medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada, or specialist’s certificate from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    • Proof of professional liability insurance for Ontario

    We invite physicians who are not yet licensed to practise in Ontario to consult the CPSO website to find out the procedure for obtaining a licence.

    Note that the accreditation process can be fairly lengthy. Once you have completed the process, please contact us to inform us of your field of interest.


    Medical Services

    613-746‑4621, extension 6201