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Pediatric Ophthalmologist  

Job  description  :
The Vitality Health Network is looking to recruit a pediatric ophthalmologist to fill a full-time position. The position will be located at the Georges L Dumont University Centre, but the successful person will also be required to serve patients at the Bathurst Clinic on a monthly basis.
The successful candidate must hold a Royal College of Canada certification in ophthalmology and a fellowship in pediatric opalmology. It will, preferably, in addition to expertise in treatment in children with strabismus, amblyopia, cataracts or congenital dacryostenosis, as well as emergencies related to trauma or acute eye conditions

Overview of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre – The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre, 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 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, it 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 disease prevention and health promotion, treatment of illness, rehabilitation, home care and palliative care. Services provided by Public Health and Addiction Services as well as services provided by Community Mental Health Centres, 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
• Based on the agreement set by the department head / service chief

Work hours :
Normal working hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, unless the head of department or department agrees otherwise.

Compensation to be determined but will have to be subject to New Brunswick health insurance rules
Moving allowance with signing of a service agreement.
• Degree from a recognized medical school and postgraduate university degree in the field of specialization
• Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  
• Must be eligible 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
• Written and spoken knowledge of English and French required.

The Moncton area has a population of over 138,000. 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 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. More information is available on the city’s website at
Please send your resumé 506-378-2539

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