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Family Physicians – Upper River Valley (2 positions)

Position Description

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Competition Number : Physicians
Date Posted :  January 8, 2015
Closing Date :  Until filled

Location / Department : Upper River Valley

Horizon Health Network, Upper River Valley Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, 11300 Rte 130, Waterville, NB E7P 1H1  is actively seeking two permanent full time family physicians with the rural Family Medicine team of the Upper River Valley Region in western New Brunswick. The successful applicants will have the responsibilities of office practice and in-patient care of their own practice patients. 

The candidates will be required to follow the care of their patients upon admission to the Upper River Valley Hospital will need to be in possession of adequate credentials to obtain medical staff hospital privileges, and are also encouraged to participate in the hospital's Emergency Medicine roster.

Canadian or Permanent Residents already holding a New Brunswick medical license or Canadian College of Family Physicians certification or eligibility, preferred.  Candidates must be eligible for defined or full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.  Candidates must have acceptable liability coverage (eg. CMPA).  Remuneration is Fee-for-service.  Candidates may be eligible for any provincial incentive programs available at the time of recruitment (subject to yearly revisions). 

Situated west-centrally in New Brunswick, the Upper River Valley area, including the Town of Woodstock and the Town of Hartland, serves a catchment population of 45,000. Many sites in this region are situated along the majestic St. John River valley and all sites are within driving distance of the province's historic capital, Fredericton. 

The hospital provides services to the Town of Woodstock, Town of Hartland several villages and other surrounding communities. The community's economy is mainly based on natural resources and farming industries. 

The Upper River Valley Hospital is the newest hospital in New Brunswick. It has been designated as the first full service hospital in Canada to be recognized as a leader in energy and environmental design. 

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