General Practitioner, Locum

Specialty:Endocrinology and MetabolismStatus:Locum
Location:St. John’s
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Facility:The General Hospital (Health Sciences Centre)
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Employer:Endocrinology DivisionLicense:Full license



Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a General Practitioner locum within the Endocrinology Division of the Medicine Program in St. John’s, NL beginning as soon as possible until December 31, 2022.

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 Physician will work in association with staff endocrinology in the care and management of in- and out-patient (mainly out-patient) at the Health Science Centre.

The Clinical Associate will support Endocrinologists in the management of patient care.  Duties will include oversight of the medical care of patients, review of patient blood work and diagnostic imaging results, writing of orders (i.e.: blood work, medications), management of routine medical issues, and management of medical emergencies as they occur, as well as discharge planning as required.  Additionally, the successful applicant will be expected to attend weekly ward rounds.  There is no on-call commitment and hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.  


·       To be considered candidates must hold a MD.

·       CCFP is preferred.

·       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.

Hours of Work:75 hours bi-weekly

Salary for this position is to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in NL and commensurate with the level of experience.


Other Information:

Language:             English

Incentives:             Travel, accommodations, and rental car provided, as well as costs related to CPSNL


Business Address:                     Health Science Center, St. John’s, NL
Employer:                                   Eastern Health
Competition number:                MS000007
Competition closing date:         Opened until Filled


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If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing the e-mail address above as soon as possible.

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) 777-1363.

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, and registration/licensure.



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