Horizon Health Network is currently seeking a full-time locum Ophthalmologist at The Moncton Hospital beginning as soon as possible. The Ophthalmology Department covers all basic ophthalmology needs including retina, general, glaucoma, cataract and pediatric ophthalmology and would be interested in any subspecialty area that would be feasible in our area as well.
On-call coverage is required and is coordinated among the department.
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.
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.
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 the scenic Bay of Fundy area. Visit the City’s website at www.moncton.ca.
- The Department of Ophthalmology 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. Foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick will be considered on a case by case basis. Any other level of certification can be considered on an individual basis by the members of the division and the Clinical Department Head.
- Must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.