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NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application. 

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Chaleur Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Local Surgery Department/Local Orthopedics Division


STATUS: Permanent full-time

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible


Based on the agreement set by the department head / service chief


Reporting to the Head of the Local Orthopedics Division and the Medical Director for the sector, the orthopedic surgeon studies, diagnoses and treats illnesses and disorders of the locomotor system.  

The orthopedic surgeon treats patients from birth to an advanced age for the full range of musculoskeletal lesions and illnesses. Patients may present problems affecting any anatomical element related to the skeleton, namely the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. This includes congenital disorders, traumatic lesions of the soft tissues and bones, and pathological processes such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, infections, tumours and metabolic bone illnesses.  

The orthopedic surgeon uses medical, physical, rehabilitative and surgical therapeutic approaches to improve or re-establish musculoskeletal function and quality of life. The orthopedic surgeon manages the preoperative, perioperative and postoperative care of patients undergoing urgent and non-urgent surgical procedures. The orthopedic surgeon performs non-surgical interventions, namely for preventive and therapeutic purposes. Primary and secondary assessments as well as definitive surgical and non-surgical care for patients with traumatic lesions also fall within the orthopedic surgeon’s responsibilities. 

The orthopedic surgeon also works with other health professionals to deliver diversified and comprehensive care to patients and their loved ones.


A recognized medical school is a school that meets the following criteria:

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.


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