The Rheumatology Department at the Regional Hospital welcomes applications for a Rheumatologist to join our team in New Brunswick.
As a critical care and trauma centre, The Regional Hospital is a Maritime referral destination for acute and trauma cases, covering New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia, with a catchment population for the department of almost 500,000. The department has affiliations with both the Sherbrooke Medical School (Université de Moncton) and Dalhousie Medical School (Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick), with opportunities to be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as research.
Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, 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.
Most major services and subspecialties are available: general surgery (including hepatobiliary), thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, major orthopedics, neurosurgery and neuroradiology, ENT, urology, high risk obstetrics (approximately 1400 deliveries per year), gynecology and plastic surgery (including burns). The Moncton Hospital is a level 2 provincial referral trauma center.
The intensive care unit has a 10 bed medical-surgery unit and 6 bed neurosurgical unit.
The Regional Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University. Third year surgical residents from Dalhousie are involved regularly on service as well as PGY-1 and other elective students and residents. The hospital is one of the largest employers in the province employing 3,000 staff and physicians.
HOURS OF WORK
• Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• On-call coverage in coordination with the other members of the department
A typical weekly schedule will include:
• Rheumatology services
• On-call coverage in coordination with other members of the department
• Teaching residents and medical students
Standard remuneration is fee-for-service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. No source deductions can be provided. However, under special circumstances, with approval from the Department of Health of New Brunswick, a salaried model may be available. This is based on qualifications and experience. Salaried locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits. On call remuneration is fee for service.
• Moving Expense Allowance
• Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School, https://medicine.dal.ca/
EXPECTED START DATE:
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
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. On top of these benefits, residents take advantage of one of the lowest cost of living environments in the country and commute to work times are among the shortest in Canada.
• Members of the Rheumatology Department at the Hospital are expected to have a completed FRCPC specialty certification. Any other level of certification can be considered on an individual basis by the members of the division and the Clinical Department Head. Applicants must also be eligible for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick.
• Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.
If you are not available for this posting, please feel free to forward this email to an interested colleague.
Interested candidates contact:
Phil Jost, HSM, MBA
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.