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Focused on patient and family-centred care.

THE POSITION: 
Family Practice Opportunity

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The physician practice is embedded within the Salvus Clinic, a community registered charity which partners with Horizon Health Network to provide community health services to marginalized populations in downtown Moncton. The physician will work as part of an interdisciplinary team providing primary health care, mental health and addiction services, shelter visits and housing support to those who struggle with addictions, mental health and homelessness.  The physician will work with nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, case managers and peer workers to provide intensive support to the clients. The clinic case load is 3500, with the physician following approximately 1200 clients. The clinic has 2 receptionists and 3-4 onsite exam rooms. The physician also plays a leadership and community advocacy role for vulnerable populations and the development and delivery of equitable services.

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 admits patients not requiring obstetrics, surgery intensive care or acute psychiatric care.  The scope of practice includes pediatrics, general medicine and geriatrics with consultant support.

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.

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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 $182,936 to a maximum of $199,680 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits.  On call remuneration is fee-for-service.

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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.

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