Job Posting
full time Cardiology at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 16821

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time Cardiologist. The physician shall take over a comprehensive full-time community-based practice in Cardiology providing both outpatient and inpatient services under the auspices of the Medical Specialties Program and participate in the on-call rota of the NB Heart Centre at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

Cardiologists are encouraged to be part of the Internal Medicine teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School and Memorial University Medical School postgraduate program. Teaching in the undergraduate program at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick is also encouraged. Information regarding faculty appointments is available upon request. Physicians are also encouraged to be part of the research program.

Summary
Specialty
Cardiology
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Medicine - Cardiology
Call Frequency
HOURS OF WORK:
 Attendance is required at frequent 0700 meetings. These include a variety of administrative and clinical meetings.
 After-hours and weekend call coverage in coordination with members of the NB Heart Centre
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
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
INCENTIVES:
 Candidates may be eligible for a Provincial Recruitment Incentive with a Return of Service Agreement.
 Moving Expense Allowance
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 A medical degree is required.
 Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as a Specialist in Cardiology.
 Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
 Proficiency in English is required.
 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.
 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
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
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. St. Joseph’s Hospital, located in the centre of the City of Saint John, is known as a Centre of Excellence for Geriatric Medicine. The hospital is also home to a thriving ambulatory Surgical Centre, a comprehensive Breast Health Program, women’s health services, various medical and surgical clinics, diagnostic/ therapeutic services, an Urgent Care Centre and the New Brunswick Eye and Tissue Bank.

The NB Heart Centre provides tertiary cardiac care and cardiac surgery to the Provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

Services include CCU, TTE, TEE, Stress echo, Stress nuclear, Cath, PCI, CTO, Shockwave, Rotablator, TAVI, Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty, MitraClip, PFO and ASD Closure, PPM, Ablation, CRT, Cardiac Rehab, Heart Function Clinic Shock Team, ECMO, “Standard Cardiac Surgery”, Minimally Invasive MV Surgery, Aortic Surgery Program. TEVAR , EVAR, etc.

For more information, visit the Horizon Health Network website at www.horizonnb.ca
 
Institution Size (Beds)
151+ 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
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 harbour 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
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 2021-05-18
Edited on 2021-05-18