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full time Family Practice at Horizon Health Network - Fredericton / Upper River Valley areas
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Job ID: 16163

Horizon Health Network is seeking a full time (0.6 – 1.0 FTE) salaried Family Physician to join the Gibson Health Clinic (GHC) which is a collaborative care practice staffed by physicians, nurses, LPNs, and a nurse practitioner who work in a team to ensure that patients receive primary care from the most appropriate provider. As a primary care family physician in a collaborative practice, the physician will deliver care appropriate to inpatient and outpatient services and work within an interdisciplinary team to provide family centered primary care that emphasizes health promotion, disease and injury prevention, chronic disease management and client education. The physician provides primary care functions to clients across the lifespan and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for individuals, families and the community.

Family physicians establishing a full-time community-based primary care practice in the Greater Fredericton region, provide comprehensive family medicine services to patients and participate in the on-call rota of the Department of Family Practice at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital through one of the call groups.

• Perform clinical duties including but not restricted to seeing and assessing both scheduled and unscheduled patients for routine health and illness care, prescribing treatment, consults, referral to other healthcare professionals as required and appropriate follow-up to patients across the lifespan.
• Provide inpatient care including daily rounds on patients or weekly rounds if working in a hospitalist call group model.
• Provide family-centered primary care by taking into account risk factors (environmental, social, psychological and medical) in a manner which can be understood by the patient, and when applicable, his/her family.
• Maintain a minimum patient caseload of 1200 patients per year. Takes over existing patient caseload and adheres to the Accountability Benchmarks.
• Participate in the use of departmental and corporate evidence-based rules of practice to ensure that expected standards of care are achieved.
• Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.
• Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counseling and health promotion programs, disease and injury prevention and chronic disease management programs and services for individuals, families and the community.
• 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 Staff and Hospital Committees as required
• Other professional medical work falling within the scope of practice that may arise by circumstance may be assigned by the Vice President-Medical Affairs, Chief of Staff or Head of Family Practice in conversation with the Physician.

Note: These responsibilities are the basic and prime duties associated with this position; other related and allied duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health

Weekdays as well as weekend, holiday or after hours responsibilities

• Attend appropriate CPD events as required to maintain membership in the CFPC or equivalent to those requirements.
• Participate in physician meetings and appropriate team meetings
• Comply with the policies and procedures of the Department of Family Practice
• Comply with the provisions of the Hospital Act, the Regional Health Authorities Act, Medical Services Payment Act and their regulations.
• Comply with the Health Authority bylaws, rules and regulations and policies and procedures.
• Follow the Code of Ethics of College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick

Family Practice
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Salaried Family Physician Opportunity – Gibson Health Clinic, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration is salaried based on a 0.6 FTE. Range between: $179,036 - $209,846 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
- Paid vacation
Additional Benefits
- Health benefits (Dental, vision, prescription), provincial pension
- Moving expenses 
Qualification Requirements
• Must hold a valid license to practice medicine in the Province of New Brunswick
• Must be a member in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
• Must have current malpractice insurance from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) appropriate to the category of practice.
• CCFP certification preferred.
• Certified in BCLS (Basic cardiac life support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Sup)ort(, preferred.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
• Good attendance and work record.
• Physically able to perform assign duties.

** Horizon Health Network adheres to all privacy legislation and policies to ensure confidential patient, business, financial and employee information is disclosed only to those authorized to receive it for the purpose of fulfilling their job duties. **.
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Horizon Health Network - Fredericton / Upper River Valley areas 
Street Address 1
700 Priestman Street, PO Box 9000 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
E3B 5N5 
Institution Description
The Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital is located in the City of Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick.

The Chalmers Hospital is a regional referral hospital with all major surgical services on site with the exception of cardiac and neurosurgery. With 314 beds and a 9-bed closed intensive care unit, the Chalmers Hospital serves a catchment population of approximately 166,000.

The Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital provides undergraduate and graduate education experience for approximately 20 health disciplines and is a certified partner of the Dalhousie University Family Medicine program, the University of New Brunswick nursing program, and offers the only Clinical Pastoral Education internship program and certification in New Brunswick.

Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Fredericton, New Brunswick’s capital is an energetic city having much to offer individuals as well as families. Being an officially bilingual province, Fredericton has a vibrant francophone population. Le Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne houses schooling from daycare to high school, various sporting activities, weekly francophone movies, happy hours with local francophone entertainment and a Health Centre making Fredericton a wonderful location to live. The city also offers many recreational activities such as enjoying water sports on the majestic St. John River, playing a round of golf on one of the 7 golf courses, walking, running or biking on various trails, playing tennis in our indoor or outdoor courts, skiing and snowboarding at Crabbe Mountain, joining an ultimate Frisbee team, to visiting the beautiful Art Galleries including the world renown Beaverbrook Art Gallery, taking in live theatre at the Playhouse, being entertained by numerous festivals such as the Annual Music Festival and the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, Frostival in the winter months, a free outdoor skating rink in the heart of the city, Fredericton’s famous Boyce Farmer’s Market, Science East where children and children at heart are taught the basics of science in a fun and entertaining setting, Fredericton  
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Molly Pevlin 
(506) 259-7542 
(506) 452-5500 
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Published on 2019-04-10
Edited on 2022-07-18