The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is recruiting a pediatrician with additional training in pediatric allergy and immunology. Currently, the department has a complement of two neonatologists and six pediatricians. Care includes conventional ventilation support to preterm newborns, nitric oxide (NO), as well as high frequency oscillation (HFO). We also provide hypothermia "cool-cap" therapy for Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy. NICU coverage is also provided by 4 of the pediatricians and on-call rotation will be 1 in 6. NICU is a recognized tertiary care service in the Province of New Brunswick.
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 PICU. Options of practice include solo or group with fee-for-service remuneration.
Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, is the largest health-care organization 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.
HOURS OF WORK
• Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• On-call coverage in coordination with the other members of the Department
A typical weekly schedule will include:
• Inpatient and outpatient pediatric and allergy and immunology services
• On-call coverage in coordination with other members of the department
• Daily inpatient rounds
• Hospital-based clinics
• Office hours
• Teaching residents and medical students
• NCIC affiliated and opportunities exist for research
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 $225,524 to a maximum of $274,170 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On-call and out-of-province remuneration is fee-for-service.
• Moving Expense Allowance
• Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School, https://medicine.dal.ca/
EXPECTED START DATE:
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
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. It is in the “top ten affordable cities in North America”, the only one in Canada. There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area. It is a bilingual city that offers educational opportunities in both official languages. Visit the City’s website at www.moncton.ca.
• 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 able to obtain licensure in the State of Main, as well as Irish or UK certified physicians (MRCP?MRCPI). 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/