The Hospital, a facility within a large provincial health network, is recruiting an Endocrinologist or Internal Medicine Specialist with equivalent expertise and practice. Services include an active diabetes clinic with three full time nurses including a certified insulin pump instructor, two full time dietitians, a part time social worker and a part time pharmacist. Also available is a lipid lowering clinic and thyroid nodule clinic with capacity for ultrasound guided FNA. Call will be shared with the 15 specialists in the Department of Internal Medicine.
The Hospital is a 380+ bed tertiary and critical care facility. It is a major referral hospital which serves communities throughout eastern Atlantic Canada. The Hospital is one of two neurosurgery centers for the province and provides pituitary surgery for PEI, western Nova Scotia and eastern New Brunswick, and has a number of ENT surgeons performing thyroid surgery. There is ample opportunity to have a rich and comprehensive practice.
The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 138,000, and was ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of community life. There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area.
The Department of Internal Medicine requires that its members practicing Endocrinology or Internal Medicine have passed the examinations of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the examination of la Corporation professionnelle des médecins du Québec. In circumstances where no Canadian trained applicants are available, the Department will consider physicians with American Boards who are able to obtain licensure in the State of Maine. In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province will be considered.
Standard remuneration is fee-for-service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare. No source deductions can be provided. However, under special circumstances, with approval from the Department of Health a salaried model may be available.
Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits. On call remuneration is fee for service.
If you are not available for this posting, please feel free to forward this email to an interested colleague.
Interested candidates please contact or send applications and CV to:
Phil Jost, HSM, MBA
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.