Locum Family/Emergency Physician

Specialty:Family MedicineStatus:Locum
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License





Placentia Health Centre

Placentia, NL

Eastern Health is accepting expressions of interest from Family Physician’s that are interested in Locum opportunities at Placentia Health Centre, Placentia, NL. 

Located along the south west coast of the Avalon Peninsula, Placentia is approximately 130 km from Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city, St. John’s (roughly a 80 minute drive).  The most direct route from the Trans Canada Highway (TCH).  If you are travelling from the ferry terminal at Argentia, Placentia is a mere minutes along Route 100. 

Successful applicants are accountable for the provision of comprehensive health care services.  The services include: chronic disease management, long term care, palliative care, respite care, emergency care / patient stabilization and transfer, general practice oncology, minor surgery and acute in-patient care. 

Physicians are expected to provide an equal distribution of call responsibility in the local Category B emergency room and general practice clinics. 










All applicants must be licensed to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of NL and must be granted privileges by Eastern Regional Health Authority.

Hours of Work:37.5 Hours per weeks plus on call obligation

Thh salary for this position is in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.  The rate of pay is currently $825.00 for every 24 hours worked and pro-rated for less than 24 hours with eligibility to bill after hours’ emergency coverage of $73 per hour (every hour while on call during evenings and weekends).

Other Information:

For more information regarding Placentia, Rural Avalon and Eastern Health, please visit: www.placentia.ca and www.easternhealth.ca.

Contact Information:

Please send a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: tracy.hedd@easternhealth.ca.


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