Pediatrician - Locum

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Facility:James Paton Memorial Health Centre
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Employer:James Paton Memorial Health CentreLicense:Full or Provisional License



The physician will join one other pediatrician sharing the workload and on-call duties within the department. Pediatric services at our regional hospital include outpatient clinics, Emergency Department and inpatient coverage, routine neonatal care and attendance at difficult deliveries. Interdisciplinary clinics in the areas of development, behavior, obesity and chronicdisease could be developed based on a physician’s interests. The position offers a vigorous andvaried caseload, and the fulfillment of serving the needs of families in this rural part of the province. The applicant must be willing to work within a regional team with a focus on patient-centered care. The successful physician must work in a team-based, client-focused environment, and partner with all team members to improve employee and patient safety by integrating safe work practices, identifying risk and implementing improvements when required.


*Eligible for registration and licensure as a Pediatrician with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

*Satisfy credentialing requirements of Central Health

*A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.

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

*Work Experience is an Asset

*A degree in Medicine is required.

Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:75 hours biweekly

Salaried Locum rate $1225 per day for 56 days, then 1057.78 per day or Fee-for-Service (as per the Memorandum of Agreement and Dept of Health MCP billings).  

Other Information:

Competition number: P-2016000361-CNH

Business Address: 50 Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor NL, A2A 2E1
Language of Work: English
Benefits: None. Some (not all) expenses related to travel, accommodations, locum licensing fee, meals and malpracticeinsurance will be paid for by the health authority, as agreed upon by all parties
Term: Full-time; Temporary
Location of Work: Primary location of work is in Gander at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre. Will also be required to work out of the
Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre located at 50 Union Street in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 2E1 from time to time.
This is for a locum position that is to be filled on an as need basis over the next 2 years. The durations of work will be for varying length of time and can range from 1 week to 2+ months, as required.
Contact Information:

Interested applicants are asked to apply on this position through eRecruit. Only applications received through eRecruit will be processed. The link to eRecruit is:


Natalie Nichols
21 Carmelite Road
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1Y4
(709) 292-8757


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