TWO (2) MONTH LOCUM – General Practitioner

Specialty:General PracticeStatus:Locum
Location:St. John's
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a General Practitioner locum within the Hematology Division of the Medicine Program in St. John’s, NL early February 2021 for a period of two months (with possibility of additional month). 

The Physician will work in association with staff hematologists in the care and management of in-patient Hematology patients at the Health Science Centre.

Duties will include oversight of the medical care of patients while they are in hospital, review of patient blood work, writing of orders (ie: blood orders, order platelets, correct electrolyte abnormalities), review of diagnostic imagining results, management of routine medical issues and management of medical emergencies (ie: chest pain, respiratory distress, febrile neutropenia etc.) as they occur as well as discharge planning as required.  Additionally the successful applicant will be expected to attend weekly ward rounds and tumor board rounds.  There is no on-call commitment and hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.  



The successful applicant must hold an MD Degree and be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Dates:Early February 2021
Hours of Work:Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

As set by the Memorandum of Agreement between the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador remuneration for this position is $875 per day. Once a Physician exceeds 56 days locum coverage during a fiscal year, the rate is adjusted to $763.13.

Other Information:

For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: and

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Contact Information:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Wendy Snow
Regional Physician Recruiter


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