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full time Physician - General Surgery at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 7120

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time general surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery. The physician shall provide both inpatient and outpatient services and will provide on-call coverage in coordination with other members of the Division of General Surgery.

Department of Surgery members are encouraged to be part of the surgical teaching program affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School and Memorial University Medical School postgraduate program and teaching in the undergraduate program at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. Information regarding faculty appointments is available upon request. Physicians are also encouraged to be part of the research program.

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This vacancy was mirrored to from on August 22, 2019.

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Physician - General Surgery
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
General Surgery: Minimally Invasive Surgeon
Call Frequency
- Hours of work are normally provided between 0830hrs – 1630hrs Monday to Friday, unless otherwise agreed upon by the Service/Department Head.
- After-hours and weekend call coverage in coordination with members of the Division of General Surgery.
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
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
- A medical degree is required.
- Applicants should have completed a one (1) – two (2) year Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) fellowship from a recognized institution. Applicants who are within six (6) months of completing an accredited fellowship program are eligible to apply. 
- Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
- Good attendance and work record.
- Physically able to perform assign duties. 
- Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Specialist in Surgery.
- 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. 
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 
Postal / Zip Code
E2L 4L4 
Institution Description
Horizon has an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion and has more than 12,600 employees, 1,100 physicians and 5,200 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members, as well as 17 foundations and 18 auxiliary and alumnae organizations. Horizon ensures representation from urban and rural areas through a 15-member Board that consists of 7 appointed and 8 elected members of the public. 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
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Published on 2019-02-26
Edited on 2019-02-26