Emergency Room Physician

Specialty:Emergency MedicineStatus:Full Time
Location:Corner Brook
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Facility:Western Memorial Regional Hospital
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Employer:Western HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Western Health, situated on the scenic west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, is seeking the services of a full-time equivalent Emergency Room Physician for Western Memorial Regional Hospital (WMRH) in Corner Brook, NL. A full time equivalent physician is required to work 14-16 Emergency Department shifts per month at WMRH. The successful applicant will be expected to provide 8 hour rotational shifts. The Emergency Department for WMRH has approximately 40,000 patient visits per year, double coverage, specialty back-up, CT/MRI/Interventional Radiology, incentives available.

WMRH is a 171-bed regional referral centre for Western Newfoundland and provides services to a population base of approximately 78,000 people. We are affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Faculty of Medicine and we encourage and support academic interests.



Eligible for licensure as an Emergency Room Physician with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), CCFP-EM or CCFP certified with Emergency Medicine experience, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified and meet the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Emergency Medicine. Certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is desirable.

A resume, supporting documentation and the names of three references are required. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.


Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:14-16 8-hr shifts per month

In accordance with Medical Care Plan (MCP) guidelines for Category A Emergency Departments. An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current MOA. 

Other Information:

While here you will have the opportunity to enjoy what Corner Brook and the western region has to offer. Within minutes from Western Memorial Hospital you have access to a golf course, hiking and biking trails. Nearby you will find areas to salmon fish, kayak, and in winter, skiing. In about an hour’s drive, you will be on the doorstep of the world-renown Gros Morne National Park.

Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Information:

Interested applicants are asked to apply through eRecruit. Only applications received through eRecruit will be processed. Please visit the Careers page on Western Health’s website for more information.

Thank you for your interest with Western Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Recruiter Name: Carmel Turpin, for specific inquiries please contact: medicalservices@westernhealth.nl.ca



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