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POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Horizon Health Network is seeking 5 new Family Physicians in the Greater Fredericton region to form a new collaborative practice under the Family Medicine New Brunswick (FMNB) model. FMNB is a patient-centred model of primary care built on a foundation of teamwork and technology with goal to improve and enhance access to primary care.
 
Family physicians establishing in the Greater Fredericton region, provide comprehensive family medicine services to patients and participate in the on-call rotation of the Department of Family Practice at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital through one of the call groups.

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 hospital with all major surgical services on site with the exception of cardiac and neurosurgery.  With 314 beds and a 9-bed intensive care unit, the Chalmers Hospital serves a catchment population of approximately 175,000.  It is also a training site for the Dalhousie University Family Medicine Program.  
  
HOURS OF WORK
Weekdays as well as weekend, holiday or after hours responsibilities
 
JOB DUTIES: Other professional medical work falling within the scope of practice that may arise by circumstance may be assigned by the Vice President-Medical Affairs, Chief of Staff or Head of Family Practice in conversation with the Physician.
 
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 Network.
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Follow the Code of Ethics of College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
 
REMUNERATION:
Remuneration is a blended model composed of a split capitation & fee-for-service billing. Guaranteed Minimum income in first year of program.
 
INCENTIVES:   
EXPECTED START DATE:
Immediately
 
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
Fredericton, New Brunswick’s capital is an energetic city having much to offer individuals as well as families.  Being 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: Physically able to perform assign duties.
 
** 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. **.
 
About FMNB
For more details regarding the FMNB model, please refer to https://www.fmnb.ca/ and/or email hello@fmnb.ca
 
TO APPLY/INFORMATION:
Applicants may apply by themselves or as a group or part of a group and are invited to forward their CV along with the names and titles of three references to Denise Coulombe, Physician Recruitment Advisor at Denise.Coulombe@horizonnb.ca

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