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locum Palliative Care at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 16380

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a 1.0 FTE long-term locum (10-12 months) Palliative Care Physician starting November 12, 2019. The physician shall provide home visit palliative care consults within the Greater Saint John area (includes coverage of neighbouring communities, spanning Sussex to St. Stephen, NB). A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required. The physician shall also provide care as the attending physician for patients admitted to our inpatient acute palliative medicine unit (9 bed unit), as well as palliative medicine acute care inpatient consults. Participation in the on-call schedule is proportional to FTE. Teaching and supervision of medical learners is integral to this role and requires appointment with Dalhousie University.

Summary
Specialty
Palliative Care
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
locum
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Palliative Care Physician
Start Date
2019-11-12
Remuneration
Remuneration
This is a Salaried position, remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan. The current rates range between $230,074 to a maximum of $279,682 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick. 
Billing / Overhead Split
You will be required to provide Medicare with history-only claims (shadow-billing) electronically for all services rendered. You will need to request a sessional shadow-billing account with Medicare. 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
A medical degree is required. 
Experience
Qualifications:
Eligibility for medical licensure with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Completed a year of added competency program in palliative medicine.
 
Certifications
Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) through the College of Family Physicians of Canada, or have a minimum of four years of palliative care consultant experience.  
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 2019-10-08
Edited on 2019-10-08