Pediatrician - 1 position

Specialty:PaediatricsStatus:Full Time
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Facility:Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, NL is seeking a full time Pediatrician.

This hospital has 47 acute care beds and 42 long-term care beds which include two respite care beds and two palliative care beds. Services include anesthesia, chemotherapy, diabetes education, family practice, general surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, ICU/Cardiac, internal medicine, laboratory, palliative care, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, respiratory therapy, ultrasonography, and 24-hour emergency. Other services include nursing, nutritional, pharmacy, physiotherapy, social work, and visiting specialty clinics.

This is a 2 person department where the workload and on-call duties are shared. The duties include outpatient clinics, Emergency Department and inpatient coverage, routine neonatal care, and attendance at complicated deliveries.

General clinics include assessments in sub-specialties of development, behavior, obesity, asthma, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. Other interests can be developed based on a physician’s interest and resources available.

Excellent communication skills with a team player approach and strong commitment to high quality patient and physician services is also required.

The successful incumbent will receive assistance with relocation, licensure, and immigration concerns.


Must be eligible for full or provisional licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador ( and meet the credentialing requirements of Eastern Health.  

Dates:Open until filled
Hours of Work:75 hours bi-weekly plus on-call

Pay scale is in accordance with the Department of Health (DOH) salary guidelines. The specialist salary scale is: Step 1- $220,147 to Step 5, $262,714.

Retention package of $8,000 after first year of service, $16,000 after 24 months and $24,000 after 36 months.

On-call benefits are paid in accordance with DOH guidelines.

The physician will receive annually 20 days of vacation plus leave for workshops, family leave, and other training. Free hospital accommodations are available for the first 3 months of employment, upon request.

Other Information:

For more information regarding Eastern Health, practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Town of Clarenville, please visit the following websites:

Clarenville is near a national park, downhill and cross country ski lodges, 2 golf courses, hunting and fishing opportunities, cultural events and the capital city. Clarenville has a swimming pool, stadium, theatre, soccer pitch, running track, several softball fields and playgrounds, hiking, and snowmobile trails.


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If you are interested in having a rewarding career and a high quality of life for you and your family, please submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae including the names of 3 references that can speak to your clinical skills and abilities to:


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