Specialty:Respiratory Diseases/RespirologyStatus:Locum
Location:St. John’s
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Facility:The General Hospital (Health Sciences Centre)
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for an adult Respirologist locum working in the Division of Respirology within the Medicine Program for the period of September 1, 2022 to July 31, 2023.


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.


Job Summary

The Respirologist will provide care to complex respirology patients in addition to follow up of internal medicine patients.  Participation in the inpatient respirology consultation service will be shared among other physicians within the Division.   Locum will also be expected to participate in the provision of clinical care in Internal Medicine.  


Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must hold a Medical Degree,
  • An FRCPC (or equivalent) in Internal Medicine.  
  • Royal College subspecialty certification in Respirology or its equivalent is also required. 
  • All applicants must be eligible for licensure to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of NL.
  • Satisfy credentialing requirements of Eastern Health including a satisfactory criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.
Dates:September 1, 2022
Hours of Work:75 hours b-weekly

Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in NL and commensurate with the level of training and experience plus on-call billable to the Medical Care Plan (MCP).

Other Information:

Language:                               English
Business Address:                 Health Science Center, St. John’s
Employer:                                Eastern Health
Contact Information:    
Competition number:             000003
Competition closing date:     Opened until Filled


Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes.  We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process.  Please email or call (709) 777-6071.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (including Vulnerable Sector Check), educational documents, registration/licensure and Social Insurance Number.


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


Contact Information:

Please send curriculum vitae and names and contact information, including email, for three references to:


Tracy Puddester

Physician Recruitment, Medical Services, Eastern Health

300 Prince Philip Drive

St. John’s, Newfoundland A1B 3V6




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 submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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