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Academic Emergency Physician

Position Description

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Competition Number : Physician
Date Posted :  November 4, 2016
Closing Date :  Until filled

Location / Department : Saint John
Facility : Saint John Regional Hospital


A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other. Explore the vast sandy beaches, kayak the intricate networks of rivers and sail the open seas. Gentle rolling hills and green rural valleys invite the adventurous hiking and biking enthusiasts.


A team of professionals who believe in a culture of trust, ownership and caring. The emergency physicians, regional health authority senior administration, Dalhousie University and the Government of New Brunswick have joined together to identify and deliver the resources needed to bring excellent emergency medical care to the patients we serve.


With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you. Belong to a city where families are able to raise their children in a safe close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.


You can be a valued member of a great team who work hard to provide high quality clinical care, research and medical education. Your academic, clinical and administrative work will be rewarded with a competitive Canadian rate.


The Saint John Regional Hospital is the largest facility in New Brunswick and serves a population of 200,000 in the southern part of the province. The Emergency Department sees a volume of 56,000 patients, and is supported by 23 areas of specialty medicine and surgery, and a vast array of research, education, health promotion activities and community partnerships. We are actively seeking an Academic emergency physician to help advance our mission.

A successful candidate will be expected to work clinically in Saint John Area ED's and will participate in research, education and CPD programs.

We are seeking someone who is knowledgeable and passionate about patient safety and incorporating evidence into practice. Clinical excellence, an interest in teaching the health care professions and a keen interest to work effectively on interdisciplinary teams involving all levels of health care providers are essential attributes in our growing, collegial environment.

A nationally competitive Academic Funding Plan compensates our physicians for clinical excellence, medical education, research and administration. The successful applicant will be compensated at an hourly rate for their clinical shifts and general contribution to the department and are eligible to receive additional funding for specific academic and administrative projects.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick. All positions require FRCP (EM), CCFP (EM), ABEM, or CCFP with extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, and be eligible for an academic appointment from Dalhousie University. Interested applicants should forward a letter and a current CV to:

Dr. Michael Howlett
Associate Professor and Clinical Academic Head
Dept. of Emergency Medicine Dalhousie University &  Horizon Health Network
PO Box 2100,
400 University Avenue
Saint John, NB E2L 4L2
(506) 648-6092

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