Job Posting
full time General Surgery at Upper River Valley Hospital
Waterville, New Brunswick
Job ID: 6610

Horizon Health Network is looking to fill a general surgeon position in Waterville in the Upper River Valley area of New Brunswick. This brand new state-of-the-art hospital is located one hour from the regional hospital and has a well-established endoscopy and laparoscopic surgery.

The general surgeon will join two experienced general surgeons in an established, busy rural practice. C-section skills are required but the URV Zone may assist in training prior to commencement of employment. Some gynecological training an advantage. The candidate should hold a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

Fluency in both official languages an asset.

Summary
Specialty
General Surgery
Province / State
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Horizon Health Network seeks a General Surgeon for the Upper River Valley Hospital
Call Frequency
call is one in three
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Remuneration range is as follows:

Certified Specialist – fee-for-service

Uncertified Specialist – starting salary $233,690 with a switch to FFS when granted defined licensure.
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.  
Experience
.C-section skills are required but the URV Zone may assist in training prior to commencement of employment 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Upper River Valley Hospital 
Street Address 1
11300 Route 130, Waterville  
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Waterville 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
E7P 0A4 
 
Institution Description
The Upper River Valley Hospital is the newest hospital in New Brunswick. It has been designated as the first full service hospital in Canada to be recognized as a leader in energy and environmental design.

In March 2010, the Upper River Valley Hospital increased its dialysis unit's hours of operation to serve 20 patients, up from 10. The area has a diverse population distribution that is 60% rural and 40% urban.

There are over 800 employees, 45 physicians and 115 volunteers who provide service in the Upper River Valley area facilities and services with an operating budget of approximately $67 million.

The hospital provides services to the Town of Woodstock, Town of Hartland several villages and other surrounding communities. The community's economy is mainly based on natural resources and farming industries.
 
Institution Size (Beds)
1-50 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Denise Coulombe 
Phone
(506) 474-4548 
Fax
 
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Published on 2013-10-28
Edited on 2013-11-29