Family Physician / General Practitioner (3 positions)

Specialty:Family MedicineStatus:Full Time
Location:Bell Island
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Facility:Dr. Walter Templeman Health Centre
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for three Family Physician / General Practitioner at the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Centre located in the Town of Wabana, Bell Island. These are permanent, full-time positions.

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.

Dr. Water Templeman Health Centre provides health services to ~ 2500 Bell Island residents. Services provided at this facility include long-term care, palliative care, respite care, outpatients, 24 hour emergency service, community health, nursing, mental health, social work and addictions counseling including an opioid treatment clinic.

The successful applicants would join the current team a full-time physician and a nurse practitioner. Call expectation would be 1 in 3 and is subject to change based on operational requirements. Payment for on-call services would follow the fee schedule for Category B Emergency Department Coverage.


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.

Dates:Posted July 12, 2021

Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador.



Contact Information:

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

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

Wendy Snow, Regional Physician Recruiter
Eastern Health

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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