Pediatrics - Locum

Location:Corner Brook
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Facility:Western Memorial Regional Hospital
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Employer:Western HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Western Health, situated on the scenic west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, is seeking expressions of interest for locum Pediatricians to work out of Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook. The length of time for the locums will be of variable duration with the potential for a full-time position. The locum pediatrician will support the work of a team of three pediatricians.

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. We are affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Faculty of Medicine. Our tertiary care centre is the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation, St. John’s, NL.

Currently, we are interested in hearing from pediatricians to provide the following coverage:

  • Locums of 7 days or less: on-call coverage at Western Memorial (pediatric in-patient coverage, attend c-sections, care for newborns, consults from ER and other sites in the region);
  • Locums of more than 7 days: on-call coverage (as noted above) and outpatient clinic duties shared with the local provider group



We want to hear from you if you are eligible for licensure as a Pediatrician with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certified or eligible and meet the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Division of Pediatrics. 

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.


Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:TBD

The Specialist Locum renumeration is outlined in the current Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA).

Additionally, Western Health will cover all associated travel costs, including accommodations, and meals.


Other Information:

While here you will have the opportunity to enjoy what Corner Brook and the western region has to offer. Within minutes from Western Memorial you have access to a golf course, hiking and biking trails. Nearby you will find areas to salmon fish, kayak, and in winter, skiing. In about an hour’s drive, you will be on the doorstep of the world-renown Gros Morne National Park.


Contact Information:

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


Recruiter Name:  Carmel Turpin, for specific inquiries please contact:



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