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The Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) is now a full-service regional hospital thanks to a $160 million redevelopment project.

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About HGH

  • 100 beds
  • 160 physicians
  • 750 employees
  • Electronic medical records through Epic Health Information System Epic


  • 17 examination rooms
  • Ambulatory services
  • Close to 55,000 visits per year


  • 3 operating rooms
  • Endoscopy unit
  • 5,500 procedures per year


  • Family birthing centre with 7 rooms
  • 450 deliveries per year

Diagnostic imaging

  • Radiology – conventional and specialized
  • 128-slice CT scanner
  • Ultrasounds
  • Bone density scans
  • Mammography
  • MRI – magnetic resonance imaging
  • Over 50,000 examinations per year

Ambulatory care

  • New ambulatory care building
  • 31 medical specialists

Incentives to join HGH

HGH provides physicians with a rural practice in Ontario, in a bilingual setting, less than one hour from both Ottawa and Montreal.

HGH offers a stimulating environment and attractive incentives to physicians interested in joining our team.

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Relocation assistance
  • Practice serving diverse populations in a collaborative model of care between physicians
  • Administrative support
  • Teaching site affiliated with the University of Ottawa and teaching opportunities
  • Partnerships with La Cité Community College

Interested in learning more about Hawkesbury and District General Hospital and the region? We provide tours of the hospital and the surrounding area and meetings with medical directors for physicians interested in joining our team.

Would you be interested in establishing a full-time practice in our community or working full-time at HGH? The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care offers financial incentives through the HealthForceOntario Northern and Rural Recruitment and Retention (NRRR) Initiative.

Requirements to practice at HGH

To obtain privileges to practice at HGH, physicians must:

Vacant positions

We are currently recruiting :

  • Anesthesia providers
  • Dermatologist
  • Emergency physicians (R3)
  • Gynecologist
  • Hospitalists (Rehab and In-Patient)
  • Intensivist (ICU Level 2)
  • Neurologist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Otorhinolaryngologist
  • Psychiatrists

Contact the Recruitment Office and Academic Affairs

For more information about vacant positions and physician recruitment, please contact Chanel Romagna at the Recruitment Office and Academic Affairs at 613-632-1111, extension 31001 or email