Emergency Room Physician

Specialty:Emergency MedicineStatus:Full Time
More Detail...
Facility:Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital
More Detail ...
Employer:Western HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Western Health is seeking the services of one full-time Emergency Room Physician for Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital (STRH) in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador. 36 hours a week at STRH is considered a full-time equivalent. The successful applicant will be expected to provide 12-hour rotational shifts.

Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital is a 44-bed acute care hospital offering 24-hour emergency room service and predominantly General Surgery lists, although surgical services are being expanded. Procedural Chronic Pain clinics are run weekly.  The hospital is located approximately one hour’s drive away from Corner Brook. Western Memorial Regional Hospital is a 171-bed regional referral centre for Western Newfoundland and provides services to a population base of approximately 78,000 people.



Eligible for licensure as a Family Physician with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), 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. CCFP-EM or CCFP certified with Emergency Medicine experience considered an asset. 

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.

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.


Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:36 hours week (Three 12-hour shifts)

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:

Located in scenic Bay St. George, the Town of Stephenville has a population of 7,200 and is the service center for a catchment area of approximately 25,000.  Stephenville has choice state of the art recreational facilities, all of which are located in a very close proximity; the Regional Aquatic Centre, Stephenville Dome, West Coast Training Centre, Whaleback Nordic Cross Country Ski Trails, Caribou Curling Club and the 18-hole Harmon Seaside Links Golf Course. Stephenville offers a thriving education system that includes the provincial Headquarters of the College of the North Atlantic. The Regional Airport in Deer Lake is 1.5 hour’s drive away. Visit the following web site for additional information on the Community of Stephenville:



Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Information:

Jodi Dyke, for specific inquiries please contact: medicalservices@westernhealth.nl.ca



Online Application Submit Resume