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THE POSITION: 
Locum Hematologist

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Moncton Hospital (Horizon Health Network) is looking for two locum Hematologists.  One locum is needed to provide coverage immediately until the end of June 2020.  The second one would be to provide coverage effective June 2019 for 9 months.  The physician will participate in the provision of clinical benign and malignant hematology services.  The Hemotology/Oncology division is one of the most active Clinical Trials centers in Atlantic Canada.  Call will be shared with five specialists in the Division of Hematology and Oncology.  The successful candidate will preferably have some experience or orientation to medicine in Canada, including a good grasp of prescription-writing and trade name of pharmaceutics.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary setting are essential. 

EMPLOYER:
Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, is one of 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.  Referral population includes Eastern New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and North-Western Nova Scotia.  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 and offers tertiary services in neurosurgery, oncology and neonatal care.

The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University and Memorial University of Newfoundland.  The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.

HOURS OF WORK

JOB DUTIES:
A typical weekly schedule will include:

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 may be available.  This may range between a minimum of $265,370 (market adjustment included) to a maximum of $322,588 annually (market adjustment included) (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits.  On call 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:
Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School,
https://medicine.dal.ca/      

EXPECTED START DATE:
Immediately & June 2019

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.  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.  Visit the City’s website at www.moncton.ca.  On top of these benefits, Moncton residents take advantage of one of the lowest cost of living environments in the country and commute to work times are among the shortest in Canada.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Department of Internal Medicine requires that its members have passed the examinations 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 may consider physicians with American Boards who are able to obtain licensure in the State of Maine.  In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick may be considered.

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

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