Pediatric Intensivist - Full-time

Specialty:Paediatrics Intensive CareStatus:Full Time
Location:St. John’s
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Facility:Janeway Children`s Health and Rehabilitation Centre
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full license

 

Description:

Eastern Health and the Division of Pediatric Intensive Care at the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre in St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is seeking expressions of interest for a Pediatric Intensivist.

The Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre is a 71 bed, tertiary care referral hospital for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) provides care to all critically ill children across the Province and is highly active in teaching and education (both didactic and through simulation). It has an active Pediatric Residency Program affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

The critical care unit consists of 4-6 PICU beds and is located in the hospital’s main campus with intensivists providing 24/7 coverage. The PICU has approximately 200 admissions/year supported by a multi-disciplinary team consisting of residents, respiratory therapists, social workers and dietitians.

A myriad of opportunities exist for outreach education, pediatric simulation, residency and undergraduate education as well as research.

Qualifications:

To be considered candidates must hold a medical degree, certification by the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification in Pediatrics and Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (or equivalent) and have considerable experience as a Pediatric Intensivist. All applicants must be eligible for licensure to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. Experience with and interest in quality assurance projects is a desired asset.

Dates:posted Feb 15, 2022 - open until filled
Remuneration:

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

 

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. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historic sites, parks, world renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming known for our humor, song, art and craftsmanship. To learn more visit www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/

Contact Information:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Wendy Snow
Regional Physician Recruiter
Email: physician.recruitment@easternhealth.ca


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