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TEMPORARY POSITION – January to September 2020
Family physician in oncology – Beauséjour / Moncton


JOB DESCRIPTION
The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (UHC), in Moncton, New Brunswick, is seeking to recruit a family physician who would like to do a locum in oncology medicine during a maternity leave that will begin in January 2020
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The physician takes part in the follow-up of oncology patients in collaboration with hemato-oncologists and medical oncologists. They participate in the various activities of the department (multidisciplinary team meetings, Pharmacy Department meetings, etc.) and collaborate with other professionals from the multidisciplinary team. The Network expects the physician to also participate in the training of family medicine students and residents.
 
The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC is a level-3 trauma centre and a medical training centre affiliated with the Université de Sherbrooke.
 
The position includes professional medical work performed by a licensed family physician (holding a family physician licensure recognized by the New Brunswick College of Family Physicians). The physician’s clinical work and performance may be monitored and evaluated by the department/division/service and/or clinical program to which they belong. Their work may also be monitored by the local and/or regional service chief and the Medical Director for the zone within the regional health authority (RHA). The physician abides by the By-Laws and policies of the RHA.
 

EMPLOYER
Overview of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (UHC) – The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC, located in the heart of the City of Moncton, is the lead facility of the Beauséjour Zone (Kent and Southeastern New Brunswick region) of Vitalité Health Network. This 302-bed hospital provides primary, specialized and tertiary (more complex) care using cutting-edge technology. It has over 240 physicians, 2,000 employees and 315 volunteers. It provides services in both official languages. The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC serves patients from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. It is a provincial referral centre for its highly specialized services. As a teaching and research hospital, the UHC maintains close ties with a number of the country’s universities and colleges.
Overview of the regional health authority – Vitalité Health Network is one of the two regional health authorities (RHAs) in New Brunswick. The Network is the only Francophone managed organization of its kind in the country and provides services in nearly 70 sites and points of service throughout four health zones covering all of the northern region and part of the southeastern region of the province. Services and care are provided in the official language chosen by the patient and are available at home, in the community or in a facility, according to needs. The range of services includes prevention and health promotion, treatment of illness, rehabilitation, home care and palliative care. Services provided by Public Health, Community Mental Health Centres and Addiction Services as well as services provided by the Extra-Mural Program and veterans' centres complement those provided by hospital facilities, giving the Network a broader range of health care services. The Network is also active in the training and research fields, with these efforts helping to keep employees’ skills up-to-date and to plan for succession. For more information, please visit the Network’s website at
www.vitalitenb.ca.
 

NATURE OF THE WORK
The position involves clinical work that consists in providing general medical care to patients. Duties include medical functions related to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and may require to work closely with various health professionals.  The work, which offers considerable latitude to allow for independent action and judgment, may be reviewed by the head of the department or clinical program to which the physician belongs. The work may also be monitored by the Local and/or Regional Chief of Staff and by the Regional Medical Director for the RHA.

 
The physician abides by the By-Laws of the RHA.
 
 
REMUNERATION
Remuneration for hospital services is based on a sessional model with a fixed hourly rate.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Degree from a recognized medical school and postgraduate degree (residency) in the field of family medicine
• Licensure from the College of Family Physicians of Canada or equivalent

Eligibility to obtain a licence to practise medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick (To contact the College, simply visit its website, at https://www.cpsnb.org/.)
* Spoken and written knowledge of English and French

 

EXPECTED START DATE
December 2019 or January 2020

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
The Greater Moncton area has a population of over 138,000. The City of Moncton ranked among the best Canadian cities with respect to quality of community life. It is also among the top ten North American cities, and the only one in Canada, on the list of most affordable cities. The Greater Moncton area is teeming with educational, cultural and recreational opportunities, including easy access to beaches on the temperate waters of the Northumberland Strait and the picturesque Bay of Fundy. Officially a bilingual city, Moncton offers educational opportunities in both official languages.


Please send your resumé to: emploismd.mdjobs@vitalitenb.ca.
 

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