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THE POSITION: General Practitioner – Oncology Support

Position description:
Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a long-term locum, GP Oncology Support. As a General Practitioner, the successful candidate will deliver inpatient services to cancer patients within a regional interdisciplinary team setting. The General Practitioner will collaborate with the Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, and Hematologists, for service delivery in the oncology outpatient clinic. The General Practitioner will be responsible to the Department Head of Oncology for professional matters and scope of practice.


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: The GP Oncology Support physician will not take part or be responsible for the following: 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:
Note:  These responsibilities are the basic and prime duties associated with your position. There may be times when the Department Head of Oncology and Chief of Staff will have you carry on responsibilities within your level of expertise outside of those listed above. Other related and allied duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Saint John Regional Hospital Oncology Service.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 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 for all services rendered in the Oncology Outpatient clinic. 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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