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Position description:

St. Joseph’s Hospital Community Health Centre is a collaborative care practice staffed by physicians, nurses, LPNs, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, a pharmacist, community developer(s), and occupational therapist who work in a team to ensure that patients receive primary care from the most appropriate provider.

As a primary care family physician in a collaborative practice, the physician will deliver care appropriate to inpatient and outpatient services, work within an interdisciplinary team to provide family centered primary care which emphasizes health promotion, disease and injury prevention, chronic disease management, and client education. The physician provides primary care functions to clients across the lifespan and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation or programs and services for individuals, families and the community.

Family Medicine physicians are encouraged to be part of the Family Medicine teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School and Memorial University Medical School postgraduate program and teaching in the undergraduate program at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. Information regarding faculty appointments is available upon request. Physicians are also encouraged to be part of the research program.

Horizon has an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion and has more than 12,600 employees, 1,100 physicians and 5,200 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members, as well as 17 foundations and 18 auxiliary and alumnae organizations. Horizon ensures representation from urban and rural areas through a 15-member Board that consists of 7 appointed and 8 elected members of the public.

St. Joseph’s Hospital (130 Bayard Drive, Saint John, N.B. E2L 3L6), located in the center of the City of Saint John, is known as a Centre of Excellence for Geriatric Medicine. The hospital is also home to a thriving ambulatory Surgical Centre, a comprehensive Breast Health Program, women’s health services, various medical and surgical clinics, diagnostic/therapeutic services, an Urgent Care Centre and the New Brunswick Eye and Tissue Bank.


These responsibilities are basic. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:


This is a Salaried position, remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan. The current rates range between $182,936 to a maximum of $199,680 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick.

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