Job Posting
full time Ophthalmology at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 14719

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking permanent a full-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Consideration will be given to locum placements.

The Division of Ophthalmology consists of five (5) ophthalmologists who participate in a collegial call group. The successful candidate will have Royal College of Canada fellowship in Ophthalmology. An ideal skill set would include comprehensive ophthalmology training with proficiency in anterior segment surgery including cataract and glaucoma procedures, strabismus surgery, and basic eyelid procedures. Medical ophthalmic practice would include adult eye care, as well as basic pediatric ophthalmology including ROP screening.

The Division of Ophthalmology is located at St. Joseph’s Hospital (130 Bayard Drive, Saint John, N.B. E2L 3L6). The hospital is also home to a thriving ambulatory Surgical Centre, various medical and surgical clinics, diagnostic/therapeutic services, an Urgent Care Centre and the New Brunswick Eye and Tissue Bank.

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
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Position in Saint John New Brunswick
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 Provinical Recruitment Incentive with a Return of Service Agreement.
Moving expense allowance with a Return of Service Agreement. 
Qualification Requirements
A medical degree is required.
Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.

• Operating sessions as assigned by the OR Utilization Committee
• Inpatient consultations
• Community-based clinics
• Office hours
• Involvement in teaching residents and medical students.
• Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
• Good attendance and work record.
• Physically able to perform assign duties.

• A medical degree is required.
• Certification with the Royal College of Canada in Ophthalmology. 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.
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
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
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Published on 2018-01-17
Edited on 2021-12-13