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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist - Permanent Opportunity


Horizon Health Network is inviting applications for 2 permanent, full-time Physiatrist with a special interest in Paediatrics, to work with the tertiary neuromotor pediatric team. The positions will be located at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation (SCCR) in Fredericton, the tertiary neurological rehabilitation centre for the province of New Brunswick. This centre is currently the only centre in New Brunswick to offer Paediatric Physiatry services.  Pediatric experience is preferred but not mandatory as on-the-job mentoring can occur under our 2 current physicians to develop their career as a Paediatric Physiatrist.


The successful candidate would run a predominantly out-patient service in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team but would manage the rehabilitation needs of pediatric in-patients as needed. 

The department is affiliated with Dalhousie University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and the University of New Brunswick, facilitating academic appointments. The successful candidate will participate in neurological rehabilitation as well as clinical teaching of medical students and residents. Research activity is encouraged and supported, and the SCCR has a robust interdisciplinary research program.


Compensation will be based on an Alternate Funding Plan which allows incorporation (if desired), and support for continuing education leave and vacation are provided.


The successful applicant must be eligible for certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.


The Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation is New Brunswick’s provincial centre for neurological rehabilitation, for all age groups, including persons with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, ALS, multiple sclerosis, complicated stroke, cerebral palsy and neuromuscular disorders. With a staff of 150, the SCCR provides inpatient, outpatient, telehealth and outreach interdisciplinary care, as well as specialized services as adapted driving, rehabilitation engineering, and assistive technologies. The Centre is located adjacent to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, an acute care regional hospital in Fredericton New Brunswick.


About the Community

Situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples, Fredericton is surrounded by the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river. Fredericton is a vibrant, culturally diverse city where you can enjoy the amenities of a large city and the charm of a small town. Fredericton is where nature lovers and urban go getters come together with year-round recreational opportunities. Whether that is playing a round of golf on one of the 7 golf courses, walking, running or biking within our 140 KM multiuse trail system, playing tennis in our indoor or outdoor courts, skiing and snowboarding at Crabbe Mountain or 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 New Brunswick Summer Music Festival and the Harvest Music Festival, Frostival in the winter months. Fredericton truly captures it all.


You can afford to live downtown or in forested rural communities and enjoy only a 15-minute commute, making it easy to enjoy a balanced lifestyle. Rated Canada’s 2nd best city to live in, it is no surprise the friendly, nature-infused community has played a significant role in attracting a team-oriented group of innovated physicians and health care workers.


Interested applicants, or for more information, please contact:

Dr. C. O’Connell, Medical Director, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation or the Medical Staff office


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