Department of Cardiac Services (Electrophysiology)

Location:

Region 2 - Saint John and the Fundy Shore
Community: Saint John
Facility: Saint John Regional Hospital

Position Description:

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a full-time Cardiac Electrophysiologist. The physician will be joining a group of three (3) Cardiac EP physicians; eight (8) Interventional Cardiologists; six (6) Clinical Cardiologists; five (5) Cardiac Surgeons and supported by three (3) EP Nurse Associates.

The Physician will deliver appropriate inpatient and outpatient services in the field of internal medicine - electrophysiology and provide on-call coverage in coordination with other members of the Department of Cardiac Services.



The Saint John Regional Hospital is a tertiary care hospital associated with Dalhousie University and Memorial University. The EP Service has 1.5 labs/week with CARTO, PRECISION and CRYO technologies. It supports a complex ablation and complex device procedures program including lead extraction, leadless pacers, conduction system pacing and VT and AF ablations. It is a provincial program supporting a population of over 750,000.

Employer:

Horizon Health Network (Horizon) is proud of its dedicated team of health care professionals who are focused on delivering safe and quality care to our patients, clients, families and communities. Horizon is a great place to work, as people are the heart of our organization, and the success of Horizon is a direct result of our employees’ dedication, professionalism, and commitment.

Horizon is the largest regional health authority – and one of the largest employers – in New Brunswick, and the second-largest health authority in Atlantic Canada. Our leadership and health care providers are experts in diverse areas of health and community services and provide services to a half a million people.

Horizon has an annual budget of approximately $1.2 billion and has more than 13,000 employees, 1,100 physicians and 1,300 volunteers, as well as 17 foundations, 12 auxiliaries and 8 alumnae organizations.

Job Duties:

These responsibilities are basic. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:

  • Daily inpatient rounds.
  • Inpatient consultations.
  • Hospital-based clinics at Saint John Regional Hospital.
  • Involvement in teaching residents and medical students.
  • Doing cardiac electrophysiology procedures and cardiac implantable device implants.
  • Providing for provincial cardiac electrophysiology coverage.
  • Provide on-call services during statutory holidays, evenings and weekends as part of the on-call schedule of the provincial service.
  • Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.

 

Hours of Work:

  • Hours of work are normally provided between 0800hrs – 1600hrs Monday to Friday, unless otherwise agreed upon by the Service/Department Head.
  • After-hours and weekend call coverage in coordination with members of the Department.

Remuneration:

Alternative Funding Plan (AFP)

AFP remuneration for Electrophysiology services.

Mandatory on call for cardiology coverage is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick.

Qualifications:

·        Certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Cardiology is preferred.

·        Should have completed fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology in complex ablation and complex device implants.

·        Must hold a valid license to practice medicine in the Province of New Brunswick

·        Must be a member in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Medical Society.

·        Must have current malpractice insurance from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) appropriate to the category of practice.

·        Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.

·        Good attendance and work record.

·        Physically able to perform assigned duties.

To Apply: Please submit your full application on NBHEALTHJOBS.COM or email Lindsay.Vaughan@HorizonNB.ca or Physiciancareers@Horizonnb.ca

Expected Start Date:

2024-08-01

Incentives:

  • $50,000.00 accompanied by a 2 year return of service for eligible physicians, as determined by the Department of Health. 



  • Moving Expense Allowance reimbursement of up to $8,000 for eligible physicians.

Other Requirements:

n/a

About the Facility:

Horizon’s Saint John Regional Hospital is the largest tertiary care hospital in New Brunswick and is the primary health care referral centre for this area and to all New Brunswickers for major trauma and cardiac care.

The New Brunswick Trauma Program, New Brunswick Heart Centre, and the New Brunswick Stem Cell Transplant Centre are located within the hospital, as are Radiation Oncology and Nephrology services. This site offers autologous stem cell therapy and a stem cell processing laboratory.

The Saint John Regional Hospital also serves as the centre for Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick’s distributed medical education program. The hospital services a catchment population of 170,000 people.

About the Community:

The Saint John area offers you a broad range of affordable housing options, from heritage properties to executive homes within the city and in nearby Kennebecasis Valley. Saint John, a booming harbour city is Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785) and home to the country's oldest museum and farmers' market. For spouses and families, there are excellent employment and educational prospects. The nearby towns and villages, such as St. Stephen, Sussex, and Grand Manan, provide a diverse selection of recreational and sport activities that appeal to all age groups.

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