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Focused on patient and family-centred care.

THE POSITION: 
Locum Family Practice Opportunity
Hillsborough, NB


POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The fee for service practice has approximately 1100 patients with a cross section of age groups from newborns to geriatrics.  There is one receptionist, one exam room and a personal office that can double-up as a second office if needed.

EMPLOYER:
Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, 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 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 provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care including some after-hours call responsibilities.  Family physicians admit patients not requiring obstetrics, surgery intensive care or acute psychiatric care.  The scope of practice includes pediatrics, general medicine and geriatrics with consultant support.  Excellent specialty back-ups are available.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ON-CALL:
On-call coverage is required and is coordinated among a group of nine physicians.

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.  On-call remuneration is fee for service.

INCENTIVES:

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

EXPECTED START DATE:
March 2021

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
Hillsborough is a village in Albert County in the Canadian province of New Brunswick (https://villageofhillsborough.ca/author/villageofhillsborough/).  The village is situated on a hill overlooking the Petitcodiac River near the intersection of Route 910 and Route 114. Hillsborough is the largest settlement in Hillsborough Parish and is about a 20-minute drive from Moncton. 

The City of Moncton, 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.

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