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THE POSITION: 
Hospitalist

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Moncton Hospital (TMH), a facility within the Horizon Health Network, is seeking Family Physician Hospitalists to expand our Hospitalist Program. Hospitalists are responsible for providing comprehensive inpatient care for assigned patients admitted to our institution or transferred from specialty services for appropriate family medicine care.
 
The position is typically shared between two physicians working 7 days on/7 days off. The schedule is evolving and negotiable.  Physicians are on-call every other night while on duty and receive a mandated on-call stipend. There is fee-for-service billing for any call-backs to the hospital while on-call after regular working hours.  Scheduling vacation/absences would be determined within the group which will have responsibility to maintain ongoing coverage.
 
The Moncton Hospital is a 386-bed, tertiary and critical care facility within Horizon Health Network. It is a major referral hospital serving communities across New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia. It is a level II Trauma Centre which offers tertiary services in neurosurgery, oncology and neonatal care and includes all other major services and subspecialties. The Department of Family Medicine admits patients not requiring obstetrics, surgery intensive care or acute psychiatric care.  The scope of practice includes pediatrics, general medicine and geriatrics with consultant support.

EMPLOYER:
Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, is one of the largest health-care organization in Atlantic Canada, operating 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices providing medical services ranging from acute care to community based health services to New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.  With 1,000 physicians, an annual budget exceeding $1 billion and approximately 13,000 employees, Horizon Health Network’s strategic vision focuses on research, innovation and education.

JOB DUTIES:
A typical weekly schedule will include:

REMUNERATION:
Remuneration is $152-168/hour sessional rate x 8 hours per day. The rate is based on performance and can be retroactive.  Positions are typically shared between two physicians working 7 days on/7 days off.  The schedule is evolving and negotiable.  Physicians are on-call every other night while on duty and receive a mandated on-call stipend.  There is fee-for-service billing for any call-backs to the hospital while on-call after regular working hours. 

INCENTIVES:
• Moving Expense Allowance
• Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School, https://medicine.dal.ca/ 

EXPECTED START DATE:
As soon as possible.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 144,000, and was ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of community life.  There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area.  Visit the City’s website at www.moncton.ca.  On top of these benefits, Moncton residents take advantage of one of the lowest cost of living environments in the country and commute to work times are among the shortest in Canada.

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