Job Posting
locum Physician - Neurosurgery at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 7122

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a temporary (locum) full-time neurosurgeon. The physician shall provide both inpatient and outpatient services and will provide on-call coverage in coordination with three (3) other members of the Division of Neurosurgery.

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.

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

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

Application Process
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Physician - Neurosurgery
New Brunswick
Employment Type
Neurosurgery Position - Locum Tenens - Saint John Area
Call Frequency
Hours of work are normally provided between 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 Neurosurgery.
Start Date
End Date
This position is remunerated on an Alternate Funding Program there are deliverables related to this agreement which are not negotiable. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Qualification Requirements
A medical degree is required.

Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset. 
These responsibilities are basic. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:

Provide ambulatory care in a clinic setting.

Provide inpatient care including rounds on patients.

Provide consultations to hospital-based patients as requested by attending staff.

Operating sessions as assigned by the OR Utilization Committee.

Provide on-call services during statutory holidays, evenings and weekends as part of the on-call schedule.

Involvement in teaching residents and medical students

Organize on-site CME and participate in the surgical rounds of the Division of Neurosurgery.

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. 
Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Specialist in Neurosurgery, or equivalent.

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 
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
A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.

With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you.

To a community where families are able to raise their children in a safe, close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.

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 harbor 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.
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
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Published on 2019-02-27
Edited on 2019-02-27