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LOCATION:

The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB

 

PRACTICE DESCRIPTION:

The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is currently recruiting a general pediatrician to establish a community practice and provide inpatient care. Currently, the department has a complement of four neonatologists and six and a half pediatricians. 


The Moncton Hospital is a regional referral center and teaching hospital; with 3500 deliveries per year in our referral region; 18 bed NICU; 20-bed Pediatric Unit; 3-bed close observation unit. A $36-million project for a brand-new wing to modernize the environment for maternal and newborn services, neonatal intensive care and maternal fetal medicine is underway, and is expected to open in 2023. 

 

FACILITY:

Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, 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 which serves communities throughout 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 hospital has two state of the art MIS suites as well as a new outpatient complex including an up-to-date GI/endoscopy suite, clinics and minor OR suites.


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.

 

HOURS OF WORK


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Pediatrician shall establish a comprehensive full-time practice in general pediatrics and provide both inpatient and outpatient services at The Moncton Hospital including participation in the on-call rota of the Department of Pediatrics.

 

The Pediatrician will not be expected to cover call or provide inpatient care in the NICU.

 

A typical weekly schedule will include:

 

·        Provide inpatient care including daily rounds on patients admitted under your care or per the hospitalist rounding schedule

·        Provide consultations to hospital-based patients as requested by attending staff

·        Provide an outpatient service for the assessment and management of both new and follow-up patients

·        Teaching responsibilities for residents, medical students, nurses, and peers as appropriate

·        Participate in departmental and other appropriate pediatrics and hospital committees

·        Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to address staff and patient education needs

REMUNERATION:

Standard remuneration is fee-for-service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. No source deductions can be provided. However, under special circumstances, with approval from the Department of Health of New Brunswick, a salaried model, with benefits, may be available. This may range between a minimum of $241,748 to a maximum of $293,904 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience.  On-call and out-of-province remuneration is fee-for-service.


These rates are based on New Brunswick’s Medicare Medical Pay Plan and are subject to changes based on policy updates.


INCENTIVES: 

 

EXPECTED START DATE:

As soon as possible.

 

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:

The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 152,000, and was ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of community life. There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait and the scenic Bay of Fundy area. Visit the City’s website at www.moncton.ca.            

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·        The Department of Pediatrics requires that its active and courtesy members have passed the examination of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the examination of la Corporation professionnelle des médecins du Québec. In circumstances where no Canadian trained applicants are available, the Department will consider physicians with American Board certification who are eligible for medical license in New Brunswick. In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick will be considered.

·        Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. https://www.cpsnb.org/  



TO APPLY/INFORMATION:

Applicants are invited to forward their CV along with three references to Darlene Doiron, Physician Recruitment Advisor, Darlene.Doiron@HorizonNB.ca or visit www.NBhealthjobs.com.


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