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full time Psychiatry at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 15521

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent, full-time salaried Psychiatrist. The physician shall provide both outpatient and inpatient services under the auspices of the Medical Specialties Program and participate in the on-call rota of the Department of Psychiatry at the Saint John Regional Hospital. The successful candidate will provide psychiatric clinical and administrative leadership within a multidisciplinary team focused on supporting individuals with serious mental illnesses, maximizing their capacity to function in the community. A strong background in delivering community based care to individuals with psychotic illness is expected.

Teaching of medical students, psychiatry residents and family medicine residents is an integral part of this position. The successful candidate should have experience teaching in an academic setting and would be supported to apply for a clinical academic appointment from the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, Halifax and Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador as both faculties of medicine have medical learners training in Saint John.

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 services.
• Ensure adequate coverage for your patients during times of absence.
• Participate in on-call responsibilities as defined by your 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.

Summary
Specialty
Psychiatry
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
General Psychiatrist Position - Saint John Area
Call Frequency
• 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.
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
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 and Business Grant with a Return of Service Agreement.
• Moving Expense Allowance with a Return of Service Agreement. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
A medical degree is required.
Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.
 
Experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
Good attendance and work record.
Physically able to perform assign duties.

 
Certifications
Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of 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 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
E2L 4L4 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
151+ 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
51-500k 
Community Website
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
Phone
506-648-6286 
Fax
506-648-6364 
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Published on 2018-06-05
Edited on 2018-06-05