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Neonatology Opportunity

The Moncton Hospital is currently recruiting a neonatologist to maintain its current complement of two neonatologists and six pediatricians.  Care includes conventional ventilation support to babies to 24 weeks, nitric oxide (NO), as well as high frequency oscillation (HFO).  NICU coverage is also provided by 5 of the pediatricians, and rota will be 1 in 6.  NICU is a recognized tertiary care service in the Province of New Brunswick.

Horizon Health Network,, is one of the largest health-care organizations 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 regional referral centre and teaching hospital; with 3500 deliveries per year in our referral region; 18 bed NICU; 20 bed Pediatric Unit; 3 bed PICU.
The Moncton Hospital is a 386-bed tertiary and critical care facility within Horizon Health Network.  It is a major referral hospital which serves communities throughout New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia. Most major services and subspecialties are available: general surgery (including hepatobiliary), thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, major orthopedics, neurosurgery and neuroradiology, ENT, urology, high risk obstetrics (approximately 1400 deliveries per year), gynecology and plastic surgery (including burns). The Moncton Hospital is a level 2 provincial referral trauma center. The intensive care unit has a 10 bed medical-surgery unit and 6-bed neurosurgical unit.  As the Moncton Hospital has affiliation with both Dalhousie University and Memorial University, academic and research opportunities are available.
The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University.  The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.


A typical weekly schedule will include:

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.  However, under special circumstances, with approval from the Department of Health of New Brunswick, a salaried model may be available.  This may range between a minimum of $227,786 to a maximum of $276,900 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience.  Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits.  On call remuneration is fee-for-service.

These rates are based on New Brunswick’s Medicare Medical Pay Plan and are subject to changes based on policy updates.


June 2020

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


The Department of Pediatrics, including the Neonatology Division, requires that its members have passed the examination of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the examination of le Collège des médecins du Québec.  In circumstances where no Canadian trained applicants are available, the Department might consider physicians with American Board certification who are able to obtain licensure in the State of Maine, as well as Irish or UK certified physicians (MRCP/MRCPI).  In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick might be considered. 

Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.             

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