Family Physician (1 year contract)

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



Family Physician (1-year contract)

Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, NL

Eastern Health

Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a 1-year salaried Family Medicine Physician from February 19, 2021 to February 18, 2022 at Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear.

The Carbonear General Hospital serves the Rural Avalon region of Eastern Health, a catchment area of greater than 45,000 people, whose geography encompasses a portion of the Avalon Peninsula.  

Carbonear General Hospital offers a full range of services including ambulatory care, diagnostic services, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obs/Gyn, Psychiatry and Pediatrics supported by a strong network of allied health professionals.   Carbonear General Hospital’s services include acute in-patient care, chronic disease management, palliative care, respite care, prenatal care, emergency care/patient stabilization and transfer, operating room assist and general practice oncology.

The successful candidate will be expected to share 24 hour longterm care on-call services and general practice clinics.  While there is support from Internal Medicine and Surgical services, the successful candidate will be adept at independent management of patients with multiple co-morbidities.  Strong value is placed on communication skills with patients and families.


All applicants must be licensed (full or provisional) to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and must be granted privileges by Eastern Regional Health Authority. The successful applicant will have received permission from CPSNL to work independently on call.

Dates:February 19, 2021 to February 18, 2022
Hours of Work:35 hours per week plus on call duties

The financial remuneration for this position includes 5% RRSP contribution, after-hours annual on-call bonus and annual retention bonus in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association ranging from $173,118 (Step 1) to $209,955 (Step 5).  In addition, health benefits are included and an after-hours call stipend added to the base salary.  

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Please send applications with curriculum vitae and names of three references to:


Tracy Hedd




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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