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locum Physician - Palliative Care at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 7361

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a 1.0 FTE long-term locum (10-12 months) Palliative Care Physician starting November 12, 2019. The physician shall provide home visit palliative care consults within the Greater Saint John area (includes coverage of neighbouring communities, spanning Sussex to St. Stephen, NB). A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required. The physician shall also provide care as the attending physician for patients admitted to our inpatient acute palliative medicine unit (9 bed unit), as well as palliative medicine acute care inpatient consults. Participation in the on-call schedule is proportional to FTE. Teaching and supervision of medical learners is integral to this role and requires appointment with Dalhousie University.

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This vacancy was mirrored to from on June 6, 2020.

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Physician - Palliative Care
New Brunswick
Employment Type
Palliative Care Physician
Start Date
This is a Salaried position, remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan. The current rates range between $230,074 to a maximum of $279,682 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick. 
Billing / Overhead Split
You will be required to provide Medicare with history-only claims (shadow-billing) electronically for all services rendered. You will need to request a sessional shadow-billing account with Medicare. 
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Qualification Requirements
A medical degree is required. 
Eligibility for medical licensure with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Completed a year of added competency program in palliative medicine.
Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) through the College of Family Physicians of Canada, or have a minimum of four years of palliative care consultant experience.  
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
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 2019-10-08
Edited on 2019-10-08