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full time Gastroenterology at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 13689

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.

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 www.NBhealthjobs.com

Summary
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Gastroenterology – Internal Medicine
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
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. 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Moving Expense Allowance with a return of service. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
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. 
Experience
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.
 
Certifications
 
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
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.
 
Community Size
51-500k 
Community Website
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
Phone
506-648-6286 
Fax
506-648-6364 
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Published on 2017-06-23
Edited on 2019-07-03