Job Posting
full time Anesthesiology at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 15423

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time Anesthesiologist located at the Sussex Health Centre in Sussex, New Brunswick. The Sussex Health Centre is an acute care hospital with approximately 25 inpatient beds that provides services to a population of more than 35,000. The hospital is home to various medical and surgical clinics, diagnostic/therapeutic services, and Emergency Medicine services.
The Department of Anesthesiology consists of sixteen (16) anesthesiologists and provides anesthesia services at two (2) sites in the city. The Saint John Regional Hospital is a tertiary care facility, a designated Level I trauma centre, and serves as the provincial referral centre for cardiac surgery. All major surgical specialties including obstetrics are provided, there is an active acute pain service and chronic pain clinic. The Department also provides services at St. Joseph’s Hospital, which is a day surgery facility.

Applicants with a cardiac anesthesia fellowship and certification in perioperative trans-esophageal echocardiography would have the opportunity to provide cardiac anesthesia services as well. Applicants with additional training in chronic pain would have the opportunity to participate in a developing multidisciplinary chronic pain clinic overseen by the Department of Anesthesiology.

The Department is affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School and Memorial University Medical School postgraduate program and teaching in the undergraduate program is available at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. Information regarding faculty appointments is available upon request.

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 Anesthesiology services in the operating room as required.
• Provide consultations to hospital-based patients as requested by attending staff.
• Participate in the teaching of other members of health professions in subjects related to the practice of Anesthesiology.
• Organize on-site CME and participate in the teaching rounds of the Department.
• Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.

In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.

Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
General Anesthesiology Position (Full Time) - Sussex, NB
Call Frequency
• Hours of work are normally provided between 0730hrs – 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.
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
This is a Salaried position, remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan. The current rates range between $227,786 to a maximum of $276,900 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
• Candidates may be eligible for a Location Grant with a Return of Service Agreement.
• Moving Expense Allowance. 
Qualification Requirements
• A medical degree is required.
• Specialist certification in Anesthesiology.
• Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset. 
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
• Good attendance and work record.
• Physically able to perform assign duties. 
• Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Horizon Health Network - Saint John 
Street Address 1
400 University Avenue 
Street Address 2
PO Box 5200 
City / Town
Saint John 
Postal / Zip Code
E2L 4L4 
Institution Description
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. 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.

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

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

The Town of Sussex is a major dairy products producer and home to a large Potash mine and Natural Gas production sites. The town has developed as a service centre to surrounding communities. Historically a farming community, Sussex has capitalized on its excellent geography to become a leading transportation, manufacturing, distribution and service centre in Atlantic Canada. It is a 45 minute drive from the Saint John Regional Hospital. 
Community Size
Community Website
Physical Address for Map
75 Leonard Drive, Sussex, N.B. E4E 2P7 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
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Published on 2018-05-17
Edited on 2018-08-20