Whether you are looking for a specific career path, eager for a new challenge, or you simply want to find out more about working at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH), we can provide you with this information and much more.
OSMH is located in the City of Orillia – a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a healthy work/life balance is easy to achieve with exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.
Our Human Resources team strives to provide consistent service that is friendly, informative, and genuine – whether in person, over the phone, or by correspondence. We are a resource for the use of visitors as well as former, current and future staff members.
Our focus is not only on recruiting qualified candidates but also to find those who share our vision, mission and values and ultimately want to be a part of the community and organization that is OSMH.
We offer a location in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country, competitive benefits and salary, continuing education opportunities, and the team support and encouragement to grow within your selected career path.
Nestled on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe, Orillia is located 1.5 hours north of Toronto and offers five picturesque waterfront parks, a library, a world class entertainment centre, sixty alpine ski runs and eighty two kilometers of cross-country ski/cycling trails. The recent renewal of three key cultural assets; Leacock Museum, Orillia Opera House and Museum of Art & History contributes to a vibrant arts community.
Government services, education, retail, manufacturing and tourism are the basis of Orillia’s economy. The region is home to several large employers including; Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters as well as OPP Central Command, Casino Rama, Georgian College and Lakehead University.
To learn more about living and working in Orillia and surrounding area visit:
- The City of Orillia
- Orillia District Chamber of Commerce
- Ontario’s Lake Country
- Simcoe County District School Board
- Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board
- Georgian College
- Lakehead University
170 Colborne Street West
Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3
T: (705) 325-2201 ext. 3120
F: (705) 327-9170
Applying for a career at OSMH is easier than ever!
From our Job Opportunities page you can do the following:
- Create and maintain a professional profile. Easily accessible so you can update your profile as often as you wish.
- Apply to jobs quickly and easily online.
- Set up email notifications so new postings are sent directly to your email of choice as they become available.
If you are successful in joining our team, your employment is conditional a completed Employee Health Assessment and Proof of Immunity Records. The completion of these documents is necessary for the protection of our patients, team members and a legal requirement under the Public Hospital Act. We recommend making an appointment with your family physician and/or public health (for medical/immunization records) to ensure you can be cleared to start your employment with OSMH as offered. Our Occupational Health & Safety Team can support you with N95 Testing and TB Testing. Your start date is subject to change based on clearance from our Occupational Health & Safety Team.
Simulation Lab Learning Opportunities
OSMH is committed to professional development and providing a learning experience that closely aligns with the clinical settings. The newly renovated Simulation Lab replicates a patient room and offers state of the art equipment including a variety of high-fidelity mannequins and video recording options. The adjacent classroom hosts the Simulation Command Centre where training sessions can be viewed in real-time or view previously recorded sessions on the large screen television. The Simulation Lab is a safe learning environment where Healthcare Providers can practice new skills and manage crises. Improving patient safety and experience with “hands on” education with a wide variety of simulation equipment that can recreate patient care in any area of the hospital.
Check out our new video series below featuring current employees talking about their Soldiers’ Experience!
Become a Volunteer
Soldiers’ is supported by a team of over 300 volunteers who devote their time, energy and skills to support patient care. These individuals contribute greatly to the hospital and they are appreciated and valued by our staff and the community. If volunteering sounds like something you would like to do, there are a number of volunteer positions available throughout the hospital. Volunteer roles exist in the following areas:
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Day Surgery
- Cancer Care Clinic
- Dora’s Place – retail
- Outpatient Clinic
- Recovery Room
- Regional Kidney Care Program Simcoe-Muskoka
- Way Finding
- Information Desk
- Pastoral/Spiritual Care
This is a great opportunity to give back to your community, try something different, brush up on skills and get experience for returning to work, or simply experience helping others.
What do I need to do be a volunteer?
- A commitment of six months, one shift per week is required.
- High school students interested in volunteering must be entering grade 11 and must be 15 years of age or older
- Volunteers should enjoy meeting new people, have good verbal communication skills and must work well with others
- Current Police Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check, within the last twelve (12) months
- Two Step TB Test
Physician Recruitment in Orillia and Area
Working at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) means being part of a team of dedicated healthcare professionals committed to life-long learning and striving for medical excellence, including an ongoing commitment to our extensive medical trainee program. We work hard to foster a unique practice and work culture built on community, teamwork and leadership.
We have physician opportunities available in a range of disciplines.
For family physician candidates, opportunities are available in two comprehensive family medicine practices – the Orillia Family Health Network (FHN) and the Couchiching Family Health Team (FHT). The FHN and the FHT offer furnished office space with full secretarial and administrative support and excellent patient population for new physicians. Practice options include community practice, work alone or combined with in-hospital activities such as emergency, obstetrics, hospitalist, and surgical assisting. There may also be locum opportunities available in Family Medicine.
Come and join a community where there are exciting practice and lifestyle opportunities.
- Internist Hospitalist
- General Practitioner – Oncology
- Surgical Assist
- Acute Care Hospitalist
- Family Physician
Through the Rural Ontario Medical Program we provide core and elective rotations with one-on-one learning situations with physician preceptors for medical students, clinical clerks and residents from Ontario’s medical universities. We also provide learner placements for midwifery students and Physician Assistant students.
If you are a medical student, clinical clerk or resident and are interested in an elective at OSMH, please contact the Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP).
If you are an international medical graduate, please contact Health Force Ontario regarding practice or retraining opportunities.