Adult Gastroenterologist

Specialty:GastroenterologyStatus:Full Time
Location:St. John’s
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Adult Gastroenterologist
Eastern Health, St. John’s, NL

The Medicine Program of Eastern Health has an immediate opening for one full-time, fee for service Gastroenterologist to join the Division of Gastroenterology in St. John’s, NL. 

The successful candidate will have an equal share of elective and urgent inpatient endoscopy time. The individual will be responsible for in and outpatient gastroenterology services including seeing new patients as well as follow up on existing patients.  This position is hospital and clinic based with the expectation of 3 half day endoscopy slots per week, one hospital based general GI clinic per week and possible participation in additional hospital specialty and office based GI clinics. Appropriate trained candidates can participate in the FIT program. The successful candidate will participate in an equal share of on-call for Gastroenterology and will also participate inpatient medicine CTU coverage, currently 6 weeks per year.



All candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and meet credentials criteria for Eastern Regional Health Authority. Fellowship training or subspecialty expertise in IBD, motility, hepatology or nutrition would be considered an asset.  Applications must be qualified or eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada within a reasonable time period.  

Dates:Posted July 11, 2022 - posted until filled

This position is fee-for-service and remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement and MCP Fee Schedule. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing their own administrative support. 

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Why practice in St. John’s? St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. There are many museums, galleries, historical sites, parks, world renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment.  Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming and our residents are our best Ambassadors.  We are renowned for humor, song, art and craftsmanship and NL offers an excellent quality of life.  To learn more visit

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador and is accredited with exemplary standing, the highest possible rating, from Accreditation Canada.  It employs over 13,000 employees and provide services to a regional population of more than 300,000.  The Health Sciences Centre is a tertiary care hospital that receives referrals from the entire province. It is affiliated with Memorial University and is the primary training center for medical students and residents. For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: and


Contact Information:

Please send applications with curriculum vitae to:

Wendy Snow
Physician Recruitment, Medical Services, Eastern Health

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hires on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




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