Locum Geriatric Opportunity
The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is recruiting a Locum Geriatrician with the possibility of this position becoming permanent. The Geriatrics Program provides out-patient consultation, in-patient consult services and a full-service Geriatric Clinic with nursing support, physiotherapy, occupational and speech language therapy and pharmacy. There are approximately 2000 nursing home beds and 2000 Special Care Home beds in the region. Residents of these facilities are currently looked after by the family physicians. There are opportunities to provide consultation services to these facilities.
Horizon Health Network, , is one of the largest health-care organizations 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.
The Moncton Hospital is a 386-bed tertiary and critical care facility within Horizon Health Network. It is a major referral hospital which serves communities throughout 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 hospital has two state of the art MIS suites as well as a new outpatient complex including an up-to-date GI/endoscopy suite, clinics and minor OR suites.
The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University. The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.
HOURS OF WORK:
- Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some flexibility
- Inpatient consultation coverage in coordination with the other members of the division
- No overnight on-call requirement
A typical weekly schedule will include:
- Inpatient consultation coverage in coordination with other members of the division
- Outpatient consultations (office located in the Professional Arts Building, attached to the hospital)
- Hospital-based clinics
- Involvement in teaching residents and medical students
Standard remuneration is fee-for-service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. No source deductions can be provided. However, under special circumstances, with approval from the Department of Health of New Brunswick, a salaried model may be available. Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits. On call remuneration is fee for service.
This may range between a minimum of $182,936 to a maximum of $199,680 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience.
Non-certified Specialist & Certified Specialist
This may range between a minimum of $230,074 to a maximum of $279,682 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience.
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.
The Department of Family Medicine requires that its members have one or more of the following qualifications:
- Certification in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP), American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or le Collège des Médecins du Québec (Médecine familiale)
- Must be a member in good standing with the College of Family Physicians of Canada
- Must be a licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC)
- Certified training in care of the elderly (geriatric medicine preferred but may consider applicants without such training on a case by case basis)
Non-certified Specialist & Certified Specialist
The Department of Internal Medicine requires that its active and courtesy members have passed the examinations of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the examination of la Corporation professionnelle des médecins du Québec. In circumstances where no Canadian trained applicants are available, the Department will consider physicians with American Boards who are able to obtain licensure in the State of Maine.
Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. https://www.cpsnb.org