The Hôpital Général de Hawkesbury and District General Hospital is a bilingual, innovative, public community hospital serving a catchment area of approximately 40, 000 people.
Located an hour’s drive from Montreal, Ottawa, the legendary resorts of the Laurentians and the American border, Hawkesbury is attractive to individuals seeking a rural lifestyle with ready access to a myriad of recreational and cultural amenities.
From rivers to mountains and lakes, we appeal to outdoor enthusiasts. Our location along the Ottawa River provides a water playground for swimming, water skiing, sailing, boating and fishing. Hawkesbury is also very proud of its 2 picturesque and challenging 18-hole golf courses, 4 curling ice-sheets, soaring club and cycling trail. The local terrain provides excellent areas for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Some of the finest downhill skiing is available within an hour’s drive.
With its gracious neighborhoods, affordable housing, quality educational opportunities and recreational activities, Hawkesbury offers much to experience and enjoy.
The quality of life in Hawkesbury is enhanced by the cultural and entertainment opportunities of major art centers in Ottawa and Montreal as well as fantastic shopping just a short drive away.
Our modern healthcare center, built in 1984, offers a wide range of services from the emergency room to medicine, surgery, special care, obstetric, chronic care, palliative care and rehabilitation to outpatient clinics. We are in need of doctors in family medicine, anesthesia and surgery.
Core and Elective placements available: