General Surgery Locum

Specialty:General SurgeryStatus:Full Time
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Facility:James Paton Memorial Health Centre
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Employer:Central Health, 21 Carmelite Road, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1Y4License:Full or Provisional License



The physician will join a General Surgery program with three other Royal College certified General Surgeons responsible for inpatient/outpatient general surgery services, elective and emergency surgeries as well as on-call duties. Call requirement is 1:4. The successful candidate will be committed to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks, and implementing improvements. More particularly, job duties include:

  1. Assess patients’ to determine appropriate surgical procedures;
  2. Perform and supervise surgical procedures; and
  3. Consultant with other physicians.

The physician may also be required to work out of the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre at 50 Union Street in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL from time to time.




- Be eligible for registration and licensure as a General Surgeon with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador;

- Satisfy credentialing requirements of Central Health;

- Have a satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position;

- Have a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority;

- Have a Doctor of Medicine from an accredited university;

- Experience an asset.


Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:75 hours biweekly

Locum Salary: $1225 per day for 56 days, then $1057.78 per day or Fee-For-Service (as per the Memorandum of Agreement and Dept of Health MCP Billings). 

Other Information:

Terms of Employment: Temprorary, full-time, locum. 

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly

Benefits: Some (not all) expenses related to travel, accommodations, locum licensing fee, meals and malpractice insurance will be paid for by the health authority, as agreed upon by all parties. 

Language of Work: English

Contact Information: 21 Carmelite Road, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, A2A 1Y4 709-292-8757 and

Competition number: P-2018000922-JPM

Contact Information:

21 Carmelite Road, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, A2A 1Y4 709-292-8757 and

Business Address: 21 Carmelite Road, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, A2A 1Y4. 

Interested applicants are asked to apply on this position through Nathalie Nichols by contacting her at 709-292-8757 or










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