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THE POSITION: Rheumatology Locum

Position description:
Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a full-time locum rheumatologist.  The physician will be joining a group of three (3) rheumatologists, a rheumatology nurse, an MSK physiotherapist, and an occupational therapist.

The candidate will be participating in outpatient rheumatology clinics and weekday inpatient consults. There is also an opportunity to provide support to our Internal Medicine Teaching Unit and call coverage for Internal Medicine. The employer will provide dedicated office space, a full-time administrative assistant and clinic support.
The Saint John Regional Hospital is a tertiary care hospital associated with Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Tertiary care medical and allied health departments fully support the division of rheumatology in management of inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue diseases and vasculitis.

EMPLOYER:
Horizon has an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion and has more than 12,600 employees, 1,100 physicians and 5,200 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members, as well as 17 foundations and 18 auxiliary and alumnae organizations. Horizon ensures representation from urban and rural areas through a 15-member Board that consists of 7 appointed and 8 elected members of the public.

HOURS OF WORK: JOB DUTIES:
These responsibilities are basic.  Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:
REMUNERATION:
This is a Salaried position, remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan.  The current rates range between $230,074 to a maximum of $279,682 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick.


SHADOW BILLING:
You will be required to provide Medicare with history-only claims (shadow-billing) electronically. You will need to request a sessional shadow-billing account with Medicare.

EXPECTED START DATE: ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:


Imagine…
A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.


Connect…
With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you.


Belong…
To a community where families are able to raise their children in a safe, close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.

The Saint John area offers you a broad range of affordable housing options, from heritage properties to executive homes within the city and in nearby Kennebecasis Valley.  Saint John, a booming harbor city is Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785) and home to the country's oldest museum and farmers' market.  For spouses and families, there are excellent employment and educational prospects. The nearby towns and villages, such as St. Stephen, Sussex, and Grand Manan, provide a diverse selection of recreational and sport activities that appeal to all age groups.

QUALIFICATIONS:
TO APPLY/INFORMATION: 
Applicants are invited to visit www.NBHealthJobs.ca

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