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POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Horizon Health Network requires a full-time community psychiatrist for their Operational Stress Injury Clinic (OSI) in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This psychiatrist would be one of 3.5 Psychiatrists delivering service to the clinic.  They would be an active member of the multidisciplinary team serving military veterans and RCMP (active and retired) through the OSI Clinic which is funded by Veteran Affairs Canada.
 
The successful candidate would become a member of our Department of Psychiatry, which consists of a total of 23 Psychiatrists when all positions are filled.  The Department consists of quite a heterogeneous group of physicians, with many different countries of origin and many different personal and professional paths that have brought them to Fredericton.  The Department provides outpatient services at Community Addictions & Mental Health Centres in Fredericton, Woodstock and Perth, New Brunswick.  Subspecialty services in Seniors Mental Health, Early Psychosis, Flexible Assertive Community Treatment, Child & Adolescent, and Addictions are provided within outpatient services.  Members also provide Psychiatric care to military veterans and RCMP through our Operational Stress Injury Clinic.  Others provide service within a First Nations Mental Health Program and at a University Medical Clinic.  We have a 25 bed inpatient unit, located at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton, fully staffed by a multidisciplinary team.  This unit houses a Concentrated Nursing Care area with capacity for 5 severely ill inpatients and provides a Short Stay Program for Borderline Personality Disorder.  Hospital services also provide care to patients admitted to other medical floors and youth who are admitted to the Pediatrics floor with Mental Health concerns.  The Department makes regular use of the Provincial Telehealth Service in order to provide care to individuals in more remote parts of the province.
 
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.
 
HOURS OF WORK  JOB DUTIES:  (Note:  These responsibilities are the basic and prime duties associated with this position; other related and allied duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network.)
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  REMUNERATION:
This is a salaried position. A Certified Specialist:  $221,078 to $268,788 annually, 37.50 hours of psychiatric care per week.

INCENTIVES:   EXPECTED START DATE:
Immediate
 
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
Fredericton, New Brunswick’s capital is situated in the beautiful St. John River Valley. Fredericton has all the amenities of a large metropolitan area and all the warmth and charm of a small town. Fredericton is an energetic city having much to offer individuals as well as families.  Being an officially bilingual province, Fredericton has a vibrant francophone population. Le Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne houses schooling from daycare to high school, various sporting activities, weekly francophone movies, happy hours with local francophone entertainment and a Health Centre making Fredericton a wonderful location to live.  The city also offers many recreational activities such as enjoying water sports on the majestic St. John River, playing a round of golf on one of the 7 golf courses, walking, running or biking on various trails, playing tennis in our indoor or outdoor courts, skiing and snowboarding at Crabbe Mountain, joining an ultimate Frisbee team, to 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 Annual Music Festival and the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, Frostival in the winter months, a free outdoor skating rink in the heart of the city, Fredericton’s famous Boyce Farmer’s Market, Science East where children and children at heart are taught the basics of science in a fun and entertaining setting, Fredericton captures it all. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Horizon Health Network adheres to all privacy legislation and policies to ensure confidential patient, business, financial and employee information is disclosed only to those authorized to receive it for the purpose of fulfilling their job duties.
 
TO APPLY/INFORMATION:
Applications may be sent (with CV along with three references) in confidence to Denise Coulombe, Physician Recruitment Officer: Denise.Coulombe@HorizonNB.ca
 

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