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Family Physician, Full-time with A 'Whale' of a View

Are you ready for a new, exciting medical career on an idyllic coastal island setting. This Family Medicine/Rural EM opportunity may be just the right ‘change-of-gears’ you are looking for…!

Breathtaking sunrises, heart-stopping whale sightings, beautiful beaches, fabulous fresh lobster, crab, oysters..., all topped off by stunning sunsets...

Location: Grand Manan Hospital, 196 Route 776, Grand Manan Island, NB, E5G 1A3

In addition, you may qualify to apply for a remote living allowance and Return-In-Service grant.

A unique opportunity for a family physician with emergency medicine experience exists with the Department of Family Medicine, Horizon Health Network, New Brunswick. We are actively seeking Family Physicians to share an existing practice on Grand Manan Island, and provide on call coverage to the Grand Manan hospital after hours and on weekends.

Grand Manan is the largest island in the Bay of Fundy connected by a 90 minute ferry ride from Black’s Harbour, NB. Grand Manan Hospital serves an island population of 2,500 which grows to 5,000 during the summer months. Its economy is mainly dependent on fishing, aquaculture and tourism.

Grand Manan Hospital has ten beds and provides the following services: 24/7 Emergency, Interdisciplinary Primary Care, Outpatient Specimen Collection, Pediatrics, Telehealth consultation and Teleradiology, with 5,100 annual emergency department visits. It is part of Horizon Health Network. Patients arriving that require complex diagnostics or critical care, are transferred to the province’s mainland referral hospitals.

Horizon Health Network 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 1000 physicians, and approximately 13,000 employees, Horizon Health Network’s strategic vision focuses on research, innovation and education.

The candidate will work with two other full time family physicians and a nurse practitioner to provide family health medical care services to Island residents and participate in the after hours/weekend call rotation.

Estimated Annual salary - $175,786, plus location allowance $75,000 = $250,786.

We will also consider full-time term candidates for terms of one year or more. Benefits available for a permanent placement; term physician receives additional 10% of salary in lieu of benefits

Family Medicine physicians may be part of the Family Medicine teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School postgraduate and a satellite undergraduate program.

Canadian College of Family Physicians certification preferred, but consideration will be given to other North American qualifications and training. Emergency training and/or experience is required. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.

CanAm Physician Recruiting is a full service firm providing expertise to guide our clients through  your relocation, including: Credential Verification, Medical Licensing, Immigration, Travel Planning, Real Estate referrals, Tax and Financial Planning, Banking Services & Credit Approval, to name a few…

If you are not available for this posting, please feel free to forward this email to an interested colleague.

Interested candidates please send your current CV and contact:
Phil Jost, HSM, MBA
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.
Toll Free USA/Canada 1-866-446-4447
Office: 902-439-3400

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