The Campbellton Regional Hospital in Campbellton , New Brunswick is recruiting a full-time Ophthalmologist. The successful applicant will diagnose and treat diseases and disorders, prescribe medication and treatment, perform surgical procedures and act as a consultant to other physicians. He or she will need to have extensive Ophthalmology experience and manage a wide range of medical health conditions. The candidate is expected to participate in the teaching of students and residents in medicine.
Overview of the Campbellton Regional Hospital – The CRH is a regional hospital of approximately 166 beds including a six (6) bed ICU unit. The Campbellton Regional Hospital is a regional institution for general care. It offers all the primary and secondary care services to the residents of the Health Region 5 and is also affiliated with the University of Sherbrooke for teaching. With a staff of more than 900 people, it benefits from the services of 37 family physicians and 33 specialists. The hospital offers a range of services, including emergency care, ambulatory care, intensive care, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry acute, medicine, rehabilitation, geriatric medicine, general surgery, orthopedics, the oto-rhino-laryngology, urology, pediatrics, palliative care and the care of veterans. The establishment offers a complete range of services for diagnostic imaging and laboratory, including a mobile system of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The team work is of capital importance for the staff of the Campbellton Regional Hospital, as attested by the commitment of its various committees and multidisciplinary teams. The CRH is an authorized partner of the francophone Family Medicine program of New Brunswick, affiliated with the University of Sherbrooke.
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.
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. Work is performed with independent judgment but findings and observations may be subject to supervision and assessment by the physician’s Clinical (Program) Department Head / Chief of Service / Program Director in which the physicians works. Review of work may also be supervised by the local and regional Chiefs of Staff and the zone’s Medical Director for the Regional Health Authority (RHA). The physician works within the accordance of the RHA Bylaws.
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.
• Graduate from an approved school of medicine supplemented by post-graduate study in the area of specialization (Ophthalmology)
• The candidate must have his certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification (FRCPC)
• 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
• Moving Expense Allowance
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
Campbellton is beautifully situated amid one of the world’s oldest mountain ranges, the Appalachians, and located on the shores of the Restigouche River, known worldwide for salmon fishing. The earliest settlements to the area contained Scottish, English, French, Irish and Micmac cultural groups. These vibrant people remain to this day a unique mosaic of the Canadian identity in and around the City. Campbellton is recognized for its quality of life, educational opportunities and social and cultural diversity. The city rates highly with its sports facilities and the outdoor wonder of its parks and playgrounds. Improved hiking trails and recreation developments are benefits for residents' health and the environment. To learn more about Campbellton, visit the City’s website at www.campbellton.org .