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Family Physician

Position Description

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Competition Number : Physician
Date Posted :  January 3, 2017
Closing Date :  Until filled

Location / Department : St. George

We are actively seeking a full-time Family Physician to practice in St. George, NB.   

St. George is a small town balanced with a mix of rural amenities and scenery that make it a desirable place to both visit and reside.  St. George has approximately 1,550 people and is nestled around the estuary of the Magaguadavic River.  St. George is the centre of the largest aquaculture industry in North America and is located approximately 70km west of Saint John.  

Horizon Health Network is the largest health-care organization in Atlantic Canada, operating 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices providing medical services ranging from acute care to community based health services to New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.  With 1,000 physicians, an annual budget exceeding $1 billion and approximately 13,000 employees, Horizon Health Network's strategic vision focuses on research, innovation and education. 

The candidate will work in St. George and provide primary care service.  In addition, the candidate will provide inpatient services and participate in the hospitalist program at the Charlotte County Hospital (4 Garden Street, St. Stephen NB  E3L 2L9).

  • The new St. George medical clinic is located in the St. George Mall (124 Main Street, St. George NB  E5C 3S3) directly beside a local pharmacy.
  • The clinic is an open collaborative type practice with visiting diabetic and respiratory clinics and a full time established practice in a three (3) physician clinic.
  • The office space is fully equipped with electronic medical records.
  • The Town of St. George is offering an incentive package which includes an option for paid office rent for a negotiated return of service. (This aspect will be negotiated during the hiring process.)

Family Medicine physicians may be part of the Family Medicine teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School postgraduate and a satellite undergraduate program. 

Canadian College of Family Physicians certification preferred, but consideration will be given to other North American qualifications and training.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. 

Standard remuneration is Fee-for-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick.  On call remuneration is fee for service.  No source deductions can be provided.

Please send applications and CV to:

Dr. Sajni Thomas
Clinical Academic Head, Family Medicine
Saint John area, Horizon Health Network
PO Box 2100
Saint John, NB  E2L 4L4 

Phone:  (506) 648-6286
Fax:       (506) 648-6364

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