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Ophthalmology Opportunity
Fredericton, New Brunswick
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Horizon Health Network is currently seeking an Ophthalmologist to join a collegial group of 3 ophthalmologists in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton, New Brunswick.   This is a full-time position requiring Royal College of Canada certification or equivalent certification.  Alternative qualifications may be considered only if eligible for an independent license with the CPSNB. 
 
The physician shall establish a comprehensive practice in ophthalmology providing both inpatient and outpatient services under the auspices of the Surgical Program and participate in the on-call rota (1 in 4) of the Department of Ophthalmology based at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital.
 
EMPLOYER:
Horizon Health Network (www.horizonnb.ca) is the largest regional health authority in New Brunswick and the second-largest health authority 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 Chalmers Hospital is a regional referral center with all major surgical services on site with the exception of cardiac and neurosurgery. This level 3 Trauma Center is outfitted with 314 beds, a 9-bedded intensive care unit and an 11 bedded Coronary Care Unit serving a catchment population of approximately 175,000. 
 
HOURS OF WORK  
JOB DUTIES:  Note:  These responsibilities are the basic and prime duties associated with this position; other related and allied duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: REMUNERATION:
Remuneration is fee-for-service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick
 
INCENTIVES:   
EXPECTED START DATE:
As soon as possible
 
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
Fredericton, New Brunswick’s capital is an energetic city having much to offer individuals as well as families.  Located in an officially bilingual province, Fredericton has a vibrant francophone population. Le Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne houses schooling from daycare to high school, various sporting activities, weekly francophone movies, happy hours with local francophone entertainment and a Health Centre making Fredericton a wonderful location to live.  The city also offers many recreational activities such as enjoying water sports on the majestic St. John River, playing a round of golf on one of the 7 golf courses, walking, running or biking on various trails, playing tennis in our indoor or outdoor courts, skiing and snowboarding at Crabbe Mountain, joining an ultimate Frisbee team, to visiting the beautiful Art Galleries including the world renown Beaverbrook Art Gallery, taking in live theatre at the Playhouse, being entertained by numerous festivals such as the Annual Music Festival and the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, Frostival in the winter months, a free outdoor skating rink in the heart of the city, Fredericton’s famous Boyce Farmer’s Market, Science East where children and children at heart are taught the basics of science in a fun and entertaining setting, Fredericton captures it all. 

 
QUALIFICATIONS:  ** Horizon Health Network adheres to all privacy legislation and policies to ensure confidential patient, business, financial and employee information is disclosed only to those authorized to receive it for the purpose of fulfilling their job duties. **

TO APPLY/INFORMATION:
Applicants are invited to forward their CV along with three references to Denise Coulombe, Physician Recruitment Advisor at Denise.Coulombe@horizonnb.ca.
 

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