Physician-Hospitalist and Family Practice

Specialty:HospitalistStatus:Full Time
Location:Carbonear
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Facility:Carbonear General Hospital
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License

 

Description:

Eastern Health

Carbonear General Hospital

Physician – Hospitalist and Family Practice

Eastern Health is currently recruiting a full-time Hospitalist.  The successful applicant will be based at Carbonear General Hospital and will serve the Rural Avalon region of Eastern Health, a catchment area of greater than 45,000 people, whose geography encompasses a portion of the Avalon Peninsula.  This position will commence on December 3, 2018.

Carbonear General Hospital’s Family Medicine Department is comprised of a total of four full-time salaried hospitalists accountable for the provision of comprehensive health care services to patients receiving care. The services include: chronic disease management, long term care, palliative care, respite care, prenatal care, emergency care / patient stabilization and transfer, operating room assist, general practice oncology, minor surgery and acute in-patient care.  Physicians will be expected to share 24 hour on-call services and general practice clinics.

The Carbonear General Hospital has 70 acute care beds. Services include; Anesthesia, Chemotherapy, Family Practice, General Surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics, ICU, Internal Medicine, Laboratory, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Pathology, Ultrasonography and 24-hour Emergency (Category A). Other services, include; Nursing, Nutritional, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Social work, Diabetic education and visiting specialty clinics; include, Audiology, Neurology and Opthamology. 

While there is support from Internal Medicine and Surgical services, the successful candidate will be adept at independent management of patients with multiple co-morbidities.  Strong value is placed on communication skills with patients and families.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

Previous experience in chemotherapy assessments would be an advantage. The successful applicant will have received permission from CPSNL to work independently on call.

Dates:December 3, 2018
Hours of Work:35 Hours per week plus on call obligation
Remuneration:

The salary for this position is paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association is $158,922 to $189,243.

Other Information:

For more information regarding Carbonear, Rural Avalon and Eastern Health, please visit: www.carbonear.ca, and www.easternhealth.ca.

Contact Information:

Please send a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: tracy.hedd@easternhealth.ca.

 

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