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Position description:
St. Joseph’s Hospital Community Health Centre is a collaborative care practice staffed by physicians, nurses, LPNs, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, a pharmacist, community developer(s), and occupational therapist who work in a team to ensure that patients receive primary care from the most appropriate provider.

As a primary care family physician in a collaborative practice, the physician will deliver care appropriate to inpatient and outpatient services, work within an interdisciplinary team to provide family centred primary care which emphasizes health promotion, disease and injury prevention, chronic disease management, and client education. The physician provides primary care functions to clients across the lifespan and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation or programs and services for individuals, families and the community.

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

EMPLOYER:
Horizon Health Network 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.

St. Joseph’s Hospital (130 Bayard Drive, Saint John, N.B. E2L 3L6), located in the center 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.

HOURS OF WORK: JOB DUTIES:
These responsibilities are basic.  Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network: REMUNERATION:
This is a Salaried position, remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan.  The current rates range between $181,116 to a maximum of $197,704 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick.

INCENTIVES:  EXPECTED START DATE: ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
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 harbor 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  
 
TO APPLY/INFORMATION: 
Applicants are invited to visit www.NBHealthJobs.ca  
 

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