Clinical Associate - Pediatric General Surgery - Full-time

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



The Child and Women’s Health (Child) Program at Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a Clinical Associate in the Division of Surgery at the Janeway Children’s Health & Rehabilitation Centre. The Janeway is the only tertiary care children’s hospital in NL and is located in the easterly capital, St. John’s. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with Memorial University of NL and its Medical School. 

The Clinical Associate will work closely with teams from Surgical Specialties including Pediatric Surgery (General & Thoracic), Urology, Plastics and Neurosurgery and will be responsible to the Division Head of Surgery – Child Health. Under such supervision, providing surgical assistance in the operating room; surgical consultations, including Emergency; and ward coverage including admissions will be among the position’s responsibilities. Attendance at rounds and providing in-house call (nights and weekends) is also required.



Previous surgical experience is preferred but not necessary, however all candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.



Dates:Open until filled - Permanent Position

This is a permanent position with salary and benefits to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador. Retention and on-call bonuses along with leave, health and medical benefits, and RRSP contributions will also be available. Assistance with relocation expenses is also available to the successful candidate.   

Other Information:

Newfoundland & Labrador is the most easterly province of Canada with its island sitting in the North Atlantic. It has a temperate climate, rugged coastlines and an abundant unspoiled wilderness minutes from the City. Commutes are very short with almost everything within a 20 minute drive from the hospital.  Be delighted with whales and icebergs off our coast, outdoor adventures, friendly and welcoming residents renowned for their humor and a rich history in song, art and craftsmanship. Be reassured in knowing that COVID numbers and effects have been very low as a result of excellent public health measures, the people and leading vaccination rates.


Contact Information:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and names of three references including contact information to:

Wendy Snow
Regional Physician Recruiter

For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites and

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire 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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