Job Posting
full time Physician - Ophthalmology at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 4856

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking permanent a full-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Consideration will be given to locum placements.

The Division of Ophthalmology consists of five (5) ophthalmologists who participate in a collegial call group. The successful candidate will have Royal College of Canada fellowship in Ophthalmology. An ideal skill set would include comprehensive ophthalmology training with proficiency in anterior segment surgery including cataract and glaucoma procedures, strabismus surgery, and basic eyelid procedures. Medical ophthalmic practice would include adult eye care, as well as basic pediatric ophthalmology including ROP screening.

The Division of Ophthalmology is located at St. Joseph’s Hospital (130 Bayard Drive, Saint John, N.B. E2L 3L6). The hospital is also home to a thriving ambulatory Surgical Centre, various medical and surgical clinics, diagnostic/therapeutic services, an Urgent Care Centre and the New Brunswick Eye and Tissue Bank.

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

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on October 15, 2018.

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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Ophthalmology
Region
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Position in Saint John New Brunswick
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Standard remuneration is Fee-for-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. On call remuneration is provided. No source deductions can be provided. 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Moving Expense Allowance with a Return of Service Agreement. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
A medical degree is required.
Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.

 
Experience
• Operating sessions as assigned by the OR Utilization Committee
• Inpatient consultations
• Community-based clinics
• Office hours
• Involvement in teaching residents and medical students.
• Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
• Good attendance and work record.
• Physically able to perform assign duties.

 
Certifications
• A medical degree is required.
• Certification with the Royal College of Canada in Ophthalmology. Consideration will be given to other University Medical School qualifications and training.
• Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Horizon Health Network - Saint John 
Street Address 1
400 University Avenue 
Street Address 2
PO Box 5200 
City / Town
Saint John 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
E2L 4L4 
 
Institution Description
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 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. 
Institution Size (Beds)
151+ 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
51-500k 
Community Website
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
Phone
506-648-6286 
Fax
506-648-6364 
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Published on 2018-01-17
Edited on 2018-01-17