Job Posting
full time Emergency Medicine at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 16254

Position description Date: May 2019
THE POSITION: Emergency Medicine Physician
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time Emergency Medicine Physician. A successful candidate will be expected to work clinically in the Saint John Area Emergency Department and will participate in research, educational, and CPD programs. The Department is seeking a candidate who is knowledgeable and passionate about patient safety and incorporating evidence into practice.
Clinical excellence, an interest in teaching the health care professions and a keen interest to work effectively on interdisciplinary teams involving all levels of health care providers are essential attributes in our growing, collegial environment.
EMPLOYER:
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.
HOURS OF WORK:
• Hours of work are agreed upon by the physician and Service/Department Head.
JOB DUTIES:
These responsibilities are basic. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:
• 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.

REMUNERATION:
A nationally competitive Academic Funding Plan compensates Emergency Medicine physicians for clinical excellence, medical education, research and administration. The successful applicant will be compensated at an hourly rate for their clinical shifts and general contribution to the department and are eligible to receive additional funding for specific academic and administrative projects.
INCENTIVES:
• Moving Expense Allowance with a return of service.
EXPECTED START DATE:
• As soon as possible.
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 A medical degree is required.
 Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; or College of Family Physicians of Canada – Emergency Medicine or CCFP with extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, ABEM or equivalent.
 Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
 Candidates must be eligible for an academic appointment from Dalhousie University
 Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.
 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.

TO APPLY/INFORMATION:
Applicants are invited to visit www.NBHealthJobs.ca.

Summary
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Emergency Medicine Physician
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
A nationally competitive Academic Funding Plan compensates Emergency Medicine physicians for clinical excellence, medical education, research and administration. The successful applicant will be compensated at an hourly rate for their clinical shifts and general contribution to the department and are eligible to receive additional funding for specific academic and administrative projects. 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Moving Expense Allowance with a return of service. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
A medical degree is required. 
Experience
 Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.
 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.
 
Certifications
 Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; or College of Family Physicians of Canada - Emergency Medicine or CCFP with extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, ABEM or equivalent.
 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
   
 
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 2019-06-20
Edited on 2019-06-20