Family Practice Physician

Specialty:Family MedicineStatus:Full Time
Location:Churchill Falls
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Employer:Labrador - Grenfell Health AuthorityLicense:Full or Provisional License



Family Practice Permanent Full Time; Salaried Location: Churchill Falls, NL

The Labrador-Grenfell region is an exciting and diverse place to live and work. The region offers an abundance of outdoor activities, spectacular scenery and a very safe family environment. For more information regarding Labrador-Grenfell Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: and

We are currently seeking the services of a Family Practice Physician at the Churchill Falls Community Clinic in Churchill Falls, NL.

This recruitment effort is jointly shared between Labrador-Grenfell Health and Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation.

This General Practice/Family Physician located at the Community Clinic in Churchill Falls and reporting to Labrador-Grenfell Health, will be part of a team that includes two full time regional nurses, two part-time public and mental health nurses, and support staff. The clinic is equipped with holding bed facilities and basic trauma/resuscitation equipment, and is provided with cardiac monitoring and defibrillation capabilities. There is also a requirement for Occupational Medical responsibilities, where applicable, within the scope of practice of the successful applicant and as outlined in additional duties.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)

- Your primary duties are to provide full scope of practice which includes prenatal care, emergency medicine and family medicine at the facility. - Regular primary care clinics at the Churchill Falls Community Clinic from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (75 hours biweekly), including prenatal clinics.

- The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person- and family-centered care. Patient and Worker safety at the Churchill Falls Community Clinic is a priority; as such, the successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to partner with all team members by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.     

- Coverage of on call commitments, including weekends and holidays.

- Participating in staff development.

- Abiding by the bylaws of Labrador-Grenfell Health, the policies of the organization, the rules and regulations of the medical staff and the Canadian Medical Association Code of Ethics

- Providing advice to regional nurses and other health care providers working with Labrador-Grenfell Health.

- Acting as a resource to the community and its working groups in the planning and development of health related programs

- Providing occupational health services to employees of Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation which may include, but are not limited to:

        - Performing employee pre-placement and periodic medical examinations referred by the Corporate Occupational Health Nurse.

        - Completing Return to Work assessments for non-occupational illnesses/injuries.

        - Occupational injury management (treatment and early and safe return to work). o Performing independent medical examinations as per            Transport Canada guidelines.

       - Adhering to Medical Travel Policy and other related Human Resource Policies.

       - Consulting and working cooperatively with Corporate Occupational Health personnel and external medical services provider on matters             pertaining to health and safety as requested.



- To be considered, candidates must be eligible for registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador; the criteria for licensure are outlined on the CPSNL website (

- Additionally, the successful candidate must satisfy credentialing requirements of Labrador-Grenfell Health.

- Earned Medical Degree

- Work experience is an asset

- A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance

- A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority

- Occupational Medicine experience and interest is considered an asset.

- Current in CPR, ACLS and NRP.

Dates:May 23, 2022
Hours of Work:75 Bi-Weekly

Salary & Incentives:

- Remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador

- The General Practice/Family Physician annual salary ranges from $132,542 to $157,583

- Annual paid vacation, statutory holidays, sick leave and family leave.

- Annual paid miscellaneous and study leave.

- Annual retention bonus (category 0).

- Access to Group Insurance Benefits, some of which are cost shared with the employer. These include: Canada Pension Plan, MD Management Investment Services, Life Insurance (including spouse), Health Insurance (Drugs, Travel and Supplementary), Optional Dental Insurance, Optional Long Term Disability, Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Optional Critical Care Insurance, Optional participation in Canada Savings Bonds, through payroll deduction.

- Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Labrador Travel and Allowance Benefit.

- Additional benefits provided by Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation include: Progressive retention bonus, Relocation travel expenses of family from original place of residence to Churchill Falls, Fully furnished accommodations at a subsidized company rate, Access to company supplied vehicle for work travel.

For further information see the following websites: and

Other Information:

In accordance with Canadian Immigration regulations, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Contact Information:

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

Michael Jones, Regional Director of Medical Services Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority

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