Internist - Locum

Specialty:Internal MedicineStatus:Locum
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Facility:James Paton Memorial Health Centre
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Employer:James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre, 125 Trans-Canada Highway, Gander, NL A1V 1P7License:Full or Provisional License



The successful physician will be expected to diagnose and treat a broad and comprehensive spectrum of adult illnesses. The physician is required to provide a full scope of internal medicine services including, but are not limited to, inpatient consultation, emergency and critical care, on-call services, and outpatient clinics (inclusive of the option to participate in diabetes clinics and exercise stress testing). Individuals with an additional subspecialty (such as Gastroenterology or Respirology) are encouraged to apply and to discuss outpatient services. The coverage of on-call commitments, including weekends and holidays, are shared appropriately amongst all Internists. 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 policies.


* Eligible for registration and licensure as an Internist with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador
* Satisfy the credentialing requirements of Central Health’s Discipline of Internal Medicine

*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

*Earned Medical Degree

Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:75 hours biweekly, plus on-call obligations

Salary: Daily locum rate of $1,225.

Benefits: Some (not all) expenses related to travel, accommodations, locum licensing fee, meals and malpractice insurance will be paid for by the health authority, as agreed upon by all parties.

Other Information:

Language: English

Competition number: P-2016000360-JPM

Note: This posting 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 lengths of time (range from 1 week to 2+months). The hours will be full-time.


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:

Business Address:

Central Health, 50 Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, A2A 2E1

Location of Work: 125 Trans Canada Highway, Gander, NL A1V 1P7

Contact: Abigail Lush -




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