Emergency Room Physician

Specialty:Emergency MedicineStatus:Part Time
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Facility:Carbonear General Hospital
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Part-time Emergency Room Physician

Carbonear General Hospital

Eastern Health


LOCATION: Carbonear General Hospital is situated in the town of Carbonear. Carbonear is a beautiful rural town about 100 kilometers outside of St. John’s. The Hospital services around 50,000 people in the Rural Avalon Region.  There are many amenities in the area, such as hiking and biking trails, restaurants, local theatre and shopping.

Carbonear Hospital has 70 acute care beds. Specialty Services include; Anesthesia, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Family Medicine and 24-hour Emergency coverage.  Further supportive services include, 24-hour diagnostic imaging and laboratory services, respiratory therapy, Chemotherapy, ICU and Palliative Care.  There are visiting services for ophthalmology and urology.


EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: The Carbonear emergency department has approximately 30,000 visits per year with a nurse practitioner covering fast track from 0800-1600 on weekdays. There are also 6 hours of physician double coverage per day. Many physicians commute from St. John’s to work in this location.

SPECIFICS: The emergency schedule is presently shared between 3 full-time physicians and 6 part time physicians. Day shifts are 10 hours and night shifts are 14 hours. Double coverage shifts fall 12-6 pm on Saturday and Sundays, and are otherwise 3 pm to 9 pm throughout the week. This position will require night and weekend coverage.





TO APPLY: All applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and satisfy credentialing requirements of Eastern Health.

Hours of Work:Night and weekend coverage

POSITION: Part-Time emergency physician (with the option to privately bill or bill a sessional fee for Category A) at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, NL.

Other Information:

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

Contact Information:

If interested please contact and/or send a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: tracy.hedd@easternhealth.ca



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