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full time Family Practice at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 13795

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking permanent full-time Family Physicians to take over an existing practice or establish a new one. Opportunities exist in both rural and urban settings. Physicians participate in a variety of settings: community-based (practice location TBD) and in-hospital care:

Saint John Regional Hospital 400 University Avenue, Saint John NB E2L 4L4
Sussex Health Centre 75 Leonard Drive, Sussex NB E4E 2P7
Charlotte County Hospital 4 Garden Street, St. Stephen NB E3L 2L9
Fundy Health Centre 34 Hospital Street, Blacks Harbour, NB E5H 1K2

Family Medicine physicians are encouraged to be part of the Family 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.

This position is eligible to participate in the Family Medicine New Brunswick (FMNB) group practice model. FMNB affiliated physicians work within a group of local physicians – either joining an existing group or establishing a new group – and receive a blended payment model based on capitation and fee-for-service. The successful candidate may choose to join FMNB and receive assistance in setting up their practice within their local area, be provided with the Provincial EMR at no cost, and would be eligible to bill for services such as telecare. The application process for this position, including credentials and privileges, remains with the Regional Health Authority as described in this posting. For more information about the status of FMNB Groups in this area, email or visit

Family Practice
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Family Physician Positions Saint John area (Region 2) New Brunswick
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
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
Candidates may be eligible for a Location Grant and Business Grant with a Return of Service Agreement.
Moving Expense Allowance. 
Qualification Requirements
A medical degree is required.
Proficiency in English is required. 
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 family-centered primary care in the community for all age groups and genders.
Collaborate with Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and other allied medical staff.
Provide in-patient hospital care.
Participate in after hours on-call coverage in coordination with other medical staff ensuring provisions are made for continual coverage of patient caseload during times when you are absent from your practice.
Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.  
Certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada 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.
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. 
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 has an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion and has more than 12,600 employees, 1,100 physicians and 5,200 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members, as well as 17 foundations and 18 auxiliary and alumnae organizations. Horizon ensures representation from urban and rural areas through a 15-member Board that consists of 7 appointed and 8 elected members of the public. 
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 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
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
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Published on 2017-07-10
Edited on 2018-11-27