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THE POSITION:

Microbiologist-infectiologist

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (UHC), in Moncton, New Brunswick, is seeking to recruit a full-time Microbiologist-infectiologist. Under the direction of the Regional Head of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and the appropriate Medical Director, the Microbiologist-Infectiologist specializes in the clinical and laboratory diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. The microbiologist-infectiologist's interests include the nature and effects of diseases caused by microorganisms. The specialty includes several subdivisions, including bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, virology, mycobacteriology and serology. The Microbiologist-Infectiologist is actively involved in teaching activities in his/her department in close collaboration with the New Brunswick Medical Education Centre. The Medical Microbiologist-Infectiologist may participate in research activities in his or her area of practice. The Medical Microbiologist-Infectiologist actively participates in the on-call duties of the department.


EMPLOYER :

Overview Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre - The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (DGLDUHC), located in the heart of the City of Moncton, is the lead facility of the Beauséjour Zone (Kent and Southeastern New Brunswick region) of Vitalité Health Network. This 302-bed hospital provides primary, specialized, and tertiary (more complex) care using cutting-edge technology. It has more than 240 doctors, 2 000 employees and 315 volunteers. It offers services in the two official languages. The DGLDUHC serves patients from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. The DGLDUHC is a provincial referral centre for its highly specialized services. As a teaching and research hospital, it maintains close ties with a number of the country’s universities and colleges.

 

Overview of the regional health authority – Vitalité Health Network is one of the two regional health authorities in New Brunswick. The Network is the only Francophone managed organization of its kind in the country and provides services in nearly 70 sites and points of service throughout four health zones, covering all of the northern region and part of the southeastern region of the province. Services and care are provided in the official language chosen by the patient and are available at home, in the community, or in a facility, according to needs. The range of services includes disease prevention and health promotion, treatment of illness, rehabilitation, home care, and palliative care. Additional services provided by hospital facilities include public health, community mental health, addiction, community health centres, the Extra-Mural Program, and veterans' centres. The Network is also active in the training and research fields, which helps to keep the staff’s skills up to date and plan for succession. For more information, visit the Network’s website at www.vitalitenb.ca.


HOURS OF WORK :

• According to the agreement determined by the Service/Department Head

• After-hours and weekend calls are shared among all members of the Department.


JOB DUTIES:

This is professional medical work performed by certified specialists (those with a specialty certification as recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of NB). Duties are performed with considerable clinical independence in the diagnosis, care and treatment of medical disorders within the scope of the specialty in which they are practicing. Clinical care and performance may be subject to supervision and assessment by the physician’s Clinical Department/Division/Service Head and/or Program Director in which the physicians works. Review of clinical work may also be supervised by the Local and/or Regional Chiefs of Staff and the Zone’s Medical Director for the Regional Health Authority (RHA). The physician works in accordance with RHA Bylaws and policies

 

REMUNERATION:

The remuneration is based on a salary model with benefits.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• The candidate must have his certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in medical microbiology

• Graduate from an approved school of medicine supplemented by post-graduate study in the area of specialization

• The candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. https://www.cpsnb.org/ 

• Knowledge of French and English, spoken and written, are necessary

 

EXPECTED START DATE:

As soon as possible

 

INCENTIVES:

• Moving Expense Allowance (return of service required)

• Opportunity to teach with the “Programme de formation en médecine de famille francophone” with faculty appointment affiliated with the “Université of Sherbrooke” www.umoncton.ca

 

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY

The Moncton area has a population of over 138,000. Moncton ranked among the best Canadian cities with respect to quality of community life. It is also among the top ten North American cities, and the only one in Canada, on the list of most affordable cities. The Moncton area is teeming with educational, cultural and recreational opportunities, including easy access to beaches on the temperate waters of the Northumberland Strait and the picturesque Bay of Fundy. Officially a bilingual city, Moncton offers educational opportunities in both official languages. More information is available on the city’s website at www.moncton.ca.

Please send your resumé to emploismd.mdjobs@vitalitenb.ca

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