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Salaried Hospitalist Physician Opportunity
Fredericton, New Brunswick

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Horizon Health Network seeks a salaried full-time hospitalist physician for the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton,
New Brunswick.  The successful candidate will share equitable evening and weekend call responsibilities with the team of hospitalist physicians.  Experience in hospital based medicine would be an asset but is not required.

The physician will provide medical care to hospitalized patients in a multidisciplinary health care environment. Comprehensive plan of care including optimizing admission orders, ordering treatment and investigative modalities, and discharge planning are part of the day to day workday. You would be joining a vibrant collegial team who love the work they do - and although your work day will be up to you to prioritize, the team is always supporting one another with challenging cases and interesting medicine.

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 (typical requirement is one night per week, and one weekend per month).

JOB DUTIES: 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: REMUNERATION:
Remuneration based on provincial Medical Pay Plan.

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.

Fredericton also offers: QUALIFICATIONS: ** 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. **.

TO APPLY/INFORMATION:
Applicants are invited to forward their CV along with three references to Denise Coulombe, Physician Recruitment Advisor at Denise.Coulombe@horizonnb.ca
And DECH Hospitalist Program Director Dr. Katherine Hadley dr.kate.hadley@horizonnb.ca

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