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Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)

Position Description

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Competition Number : Physician
Date Posted :  September 27, 2017
Closing Date :  Until filled

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

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time Gastroenterologist.  The physician shall take over a comprehensive full-time community-based practice in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine providing both outpatient and inpatient services under the auspices of the Medical Specialties Program and participate in the on-call rota of the Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

Internal Medicine physicians are encouraged to be part of the Internal Medicine teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School and Memorial University Medical School postgraduate program and teaching in the undergraduate program at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.  Information regarding faculty appointments is available upon request.  Physicians are also encouraged to be part of the research program.

EMPLOYER:

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.

For more information, visit the Horizon Health Network website at www.horizonnb.ca

HOURS OF WORK:

  • Hours of work are normally provided between 0830hrs - 1630hrs Monday to Friday, unless otherwise agreed upon by the Service/Department Head.
  • After-hours and weekend call coverage in coordination with members of the Department.

JOB DUTIES:

These responsibilities are basic.  Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:

  • Provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient diagnostic services.
  • Ensure adequate coverage for your patients during times of absence.
  • Participate in on-call responsibilities as defined by your department.
  • Participate on the Internal Medicine Teaching Unit (IMTU).
  • Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority's mission, values and strategic directions.

REMUNERATION:

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

INCENTIVES: 

  • Moving Expense Allowance with a return of service.

EXPECTED START DATE:

  • As soon as possible.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:

Imagine…
A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.

Connect…
With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you.

Belong…
To a community where families are able to raise their children in a safe, close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.

The Saint John area offers you a broad range of affordable housing options, from heritage properties to executive homes within the city and in nearby Kennebecasis Valley.  Saint John, a booming harbor city is Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785) and home to the country's oldest museum and farmers' market.  For spouses and families, there are excellent employment and educational prospects. The nearby towns and villages, such as St. Stephen, Sussex, and Grand Manan,  provide a diverse selection of recreational and sport activities that appeal to all age groups.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A medical degree is required.
  • Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Specialist in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology is preferred.  Consideration will be given to other University Medical School qualifications and training.
  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
  • Proficiency in English is required.
  • In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
  • Good attendance and work record.
  • Physically able to perform assign duties.

TO APPLY/INFORMATION:

Applicants are invited to forward their CV to Hope Kelly, Physician Recruitment Coordinator, 400 University Avenue, PO Box 5200, Saint John, NB  E2L 4L4; Fax:  (506) 648-6364 or Email:  recruitmd2@HorizonNB.ca

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