Rheumatologist – Full-Time

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



Rheumatologist – Full-Time
Eastern Health, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a full-time Rheumatologist within the Medicine Program of Eastern Health.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). It employs over 13,000 employees, provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000 and is responsible for provincial tertiary health services. 

The Rheumatology Division of Eastern Health is a collegial atmosphere and clinical space along with administration support will be provided. The oncall rotas are shared among the division members.  Rheumatologists participate in internal medicine Clinical teaching unit (CTU) coverage.

The Rheumatologist will join an enriched teaching environment that is affiliated with Memorial University’s Medical School and participation in teaching of students and house staff is expected.



To be considered candidates must hold a medical degree and have successfully completed a residency in internal medicine as well as fellowship training in rheumatology and be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (or equivalent). Additionally applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Dates:Posted January 13 2022 - open until filled

Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in NL and commensurate with the level of training and experience.

Other Information:

Newfoundland is an island in the North Atlantic, with a temperate climate, rugged coastlines, abundant unspoiled wilderness minutes from the City and very short commutes with almost everything within a 20 minute drive from the hospital. The Province has excellent public health policies resulting in very low COVID numbers with the ability to rapidly halt community spread and with very high vaccination uptake.

For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: www.easternhealth.ca and www.practicenl.ca.

Contact Information:

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

Wendy Snow, Regional Physician Recruiter
E-mail: wendya.snow@easternhealth.ca


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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