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Consultant General Pediatrician (Full-Time)

Position Description

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Competition Number : Physician
Date Posted :  January 15, 2018
Closing Date :  Until filled

Location / Department : Fredericton
Facility : Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital

Horizon Health Network seeks afull-time general pediatricianto join the Department of Pediatrics at the Dr Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  The candidate will join an existing congenial and academic-minded group of 4 general pediatricians and 2 neonatologists.  This is an opportunity to establish an office-based practice with the full scope of pediatrics represented (no primary care).   Shared hospital responsibility will include consultation to ER, admission and care for pediatric inpatients and unattached newborns.  Strong neonatal and acute care skills are necessary as on-call includes coverage of our modified level III neonatal intensive care unit.  Call averages to 1:6 nights and weekends.

The inpatient pediatric unit is currently undergoing renovation and will have 8 dedicated pediatric beds, as well as inpatient mental health beds and improved ambulatory care space.  The pediatricians provide care for all chronic and complex childhood illness, including satellite pediatric oncology treatment, diabetes clinics, and are supported by specialist travelling clinics from IWK Children's Hospital.  Responsibilities include clinical teaching of clinical clerks, family medicine residents, and elective pediatric residents.  Faculty affiliation with Dalhousie and Memorial medical schools is available.

Qualifications will include FRCPC (equivalent certification may be considered).  We are looking for an energetic and affable individual with recent experience in pediatrics and comfort in managing all common pediatric and newborn emergencies.  The current general pediatricians are fee-for-service; remuneration options include FFS or salary option.

The Chalmers Hospital is a regional referral hospital with 314 beds and a full scope of medical specialties represented excluding cardiac and neurosurgery.  It serves as a referral centre for a catchment population of 166,000 in western and central New Brunswick.

Situated in the beautiful St. John River Valley, Fredericton has all the amenities of a large metropolitan area and all of the warmth and charm of a small town.  There is a diverse range of outdoor and recreational opportunities, two universities, professional theatre, art gallery, children's science centre, and excellent schools and cost of living.

Interested candidates should forward CV with the names of 3 references to:

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