Job Posting
locum Thoracic Surgery at The Moncton Hospital
Moncton, New Brunswick
Job ID: 17030

The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is looking for a locum Thoracic Surgeon. The department at present consists of five general surgeons, two hepatopancreatobiliary surgeons, two thoracic and two vascular surgeons.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure in New Brunswick and hold subspecialty certification in Thoracic Surgery. Applicants will be expected to deliver appropriate inpatient and outpatient services in the field of Thoracic Surgery and provide on-call coverage in coordination with other members of the Division of Thoracic Surgery as well as participation in the provincial on-call schedule.

On-call coverage is required both at the local and provincial levels.

• Daily inpatient rounds
• Operating sessions as assigned by the OR Utilization Committee
• Inpatient consultations
• Hospital-based clinics
• Office hours
• Involvement in teaching residents and medical students
• Bronchoscopy suite
NCIC affiliated and opportunities exist for research
• On-call coverage

Thoracic Surgery
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
Thoracic Surgery Locum Position
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration for the position is based on New Brunswick Medicare’s Alternate Funding Plan for Thoracic Surgery, based on credentials and experience. Financial provision to support the physician’s practice is also available. If one chooses to participate in call for another specialty, they will receive the mandated on-call stipend and fee-for-service billings plus premiums. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
● Travel will be covered
● Lodging will be provided
● Rental car will be provided
● Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School,
Qualification Requirements
The Department of General Surgery, specific to its divisions of General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, requires that its active and courtesy members have passed the examination of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
The Moncton Hospital 
Street Address 1
135 MacBeath Avenue 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
E1C 6Z8 
Institution Description
Horizon Health Network,, is one of the largest health-care organizations 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.

The Moncton Hospital is a 386-bed, tertiary and critical care facility within Horizon Health Network. It is a major referral hospital serving communities across New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia. It is a level II Trauma Centre which offers tertiary services in neurosurgery, oncology and neonatal care and includes all other major services and subspecialties. The Department of Family Medicine admits patients not requiring obstetrics, surgery intensive care or acute psychiatric care. The scope of practice includes pediatrics, general medicine and geriatrics with consultant support.

The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University. The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 144,000, and was ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of community life. There is easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area. There is excellent availability of educational opportunities, cultural events and recreational activities in the immediate area. An international airport and central location with good road connections make more distant centers easily accessible. 
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Mrs. Darlene Doiron 
506 857-5545 
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Published on 2022-01-28
Edited on 2022-01-28