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THE POSITION: 
Rheumatology Opportunity

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is recruiting a third Rheumatologist.  Services include inpatient and outpatient rheumatology.

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.

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. Most major services and subspecialties are available: general surgery (including hepatobiliary), thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, major orthopedics, neurosurgery and neuroradiology, ENT, urology, high risk obstetrics (approximately 1400 deliveries per year), gynecology and plastic surgery (including burns). The Moncton Hospital is a level 2 provincial referral trauma center. The intensive care unit has a 10 bed medical-surgery unit and 6 bed neurosurgical unit.

The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University and Memorial University of Newfoundland.  The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.

HOURS OF WORK:

JOB DUTIES:
A typical weekly schedule will include:

REMUNERATION:
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.  This may range between a minimum of $227,786 to a maximum of $276,900 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience.  Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits.  On call and out-of-province remuneration is fee-for-service.

INCENTIVES:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.  In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick will be considered.

​​​​​​​Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. https://www.cpsnb.org/               

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