Locums - General Internist

Specialty:Internal MedicineStatus:Locum
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Facility:Carbonear General Hospital
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License




Locum Opportunities

Eastern Health is accepting expressions of interest for locum Internists.  The successful applicant will be based at Carbonear General Hospital and will serve the Rural Avalon region of Eastern Health, a catchment area of greater than 45,000 people, whose geography encompasses a portion of the Avalon Peninsula.

The Carbonear General Hospital has 70 acute care beds. Services include; Anesthesia, Chemotherapy, Family Practice, General Surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics, ICU, Internal Medicine, Laboratory, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Pathology, Ultrasonography and 24-hour Emergency (Category A). Other services, include; Nursing, Nutritional, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Social work, Diabetic education and visiting specialty clinics; include, Audiology, Neurology and Opthamology. 

Carbonear General Hospital’s Internal Medicine Department is comprised of a total of four full-time Internists ‘accountable for the provision of comprehensive health care services to patients receiving care. There is also support from four Hospitalist that help with admissions and inpatient load.  The services include: chronic disease management, long term care, palliative care, respite care, prenatal care, emergency care / patient stabilization and transfer, operating room assist, general practice oncology, minor surgery and acute in-patient care.  The Internist will be expected to share 24 hour on-call services and general practice clinics with the group.





Incumbents must be licensable by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL) and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Eastern Health.  Information about the CPSNL can be obtained at http://www.cpsnl.ca.

Hours of Work:35 Hours per week plus on call obligation

Remuneration will be 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 for a specialist locum is $1,225.00 for every 24 hour period worked and pro-rated for less than 24 hours. There is also a meal rate of $43.70 per day.  Clean family friendly hospital accommodations are provided. CPSNL and CMPA fees are reimbursed.

Other Information:

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

Contact Information:

For more information or to express interest, please contact: tracy.hedd@easternhealth.ca. To apply, please do so by including a detailed curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of three (3) references.



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