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THE POSITION: 
Gastroenterology Opportunity

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is recruiting a fifth Gastroenterologist.  The expected start date is August 1, 2018.  Services include inpatient and outpatient gastroenterology.  The physician will participate in the provision of gastroenterology services.  Gastroenterology call will be shared with five specialists in the Division of Gastroenterology and there is no requirement for general internal medicine call.  The successful candidate will preferably have some experience in ERCP and therapeutics although this is not essential.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary setting are essential.
The division of gastroenterology functions as a tertiary-level centre for most aspects of gastroenterology.  This includes on-site access to ERCP, EUS, capsule endoscopy and radiofrequency ablation.  The Moncton Hospital also has active departments of interventional radiology and hepatobiliary surgery.
EMPLOYER:
Horizon Health Network, www.horizonnb.ca, is the largest health-care organization 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.  Advanced interventional radiology, GI with two active ERCP physicians and biweekly Oncology rounds facilitate major HPB cases and surgical management. It is a major referral hospital which serves communities throughout New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia.  It is a Level II Trauma Centre and offers tertiary services in neurosurgery, oncology and neonatal care.
The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University.  Third year surgical residents from Dalhousie are involved regularly on service as well as PGY-1 and other elective students and residents. The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.
HOURS OF WORK
• Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• On-call coverage in coordination with the other members of the Department

JOB DUTIES:
A typical weekly schedule will include:
• Inpatient and outpatient gastroenterology
• On-call coverage in coordination with other members of the department
• ERCP and therapeutics experience
• Daily inpatient rounds
• GI time as assigned by the GI Division
• Hospital-based clinics
• Office hours
• Teaching residents and medical students
• NCIC affiliated and opportunities exist for research


REMUNERATION:
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 and out-of province remuneration is fee-for-service.  Specifics regarding expected remuneration can be provided at the applicant’s request.
INCENTIVES:
• Moving Expense Allowance
• Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School, https://medicine.dal.ca/ 

EXPECTED START DATE:
August 1, 2018

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. It is in the “top ten affordable cities in North America”, the only one in Canada.  There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area.  It is a bilingual city that offers educational opportunities in both official languages. Visit the City’s website at www.moncton.ca.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• The Department of Internal Medicine 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.  In circumstances where no Canadian trained applicants are available, the Department will consider physicians with American Boards who are able to obtain licensure in the State of Maine.  In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick will be considered.
• Members of the department performing gastrointestinal endoscopy shall meet the practice guidelines established by the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology.
• Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. https://www.cpsnb.org/ 

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