Job Posting
locum Physician - Thoracic Surgery at The Moncton Hospital
Moncton, New Brunswick
Job ID: 8535

The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is looking for a locum Thoracic Surgeon. The department of General Surgery at present consists of five general surgeons, two hepatopancreatobiliary surgeons, one bariatric surgeon, one thoracic surgeon and two vascular surgeons.

The thoracic surgery team performs more than 60 major pulmonary resections plus 20-30 esophageal resections for cancer annually. There is a very high volume of benign esophageal disease. More than 85% of cases are conducted minimally invasively. Dedicated thoracic surgery MIS OR is available and access to daVinci surgical robot is also available at a partner hospital.

Thoracic surgeons are well-supported by Interventional Radiology, Gastroenterology, Intensive Care, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Pathology, all ancillary services and expert surgical/clinical assist and dedicated nursing staff. As such, the preferred candidate must have an excellent record of success working in a multidisciplinary clinical setting.


Appropriate delivery of on-call coverage for inpatient and outpatient issues in Thoracic surgery is required both at the local and coordinated provincial levels in concert with other members of the Thoracic surgery service in the region.


• Daily inpatient rounds
• Conduct elective surgery sessions as assigned by the OR Utilization Committee and on an emergency after-hours basis, as needed
• Inpatient and Emergency Department consultations
• Multidisciplinary thoracic oncology rounds
• Hospital-based clinics
• Maintain office hours
• Involvement in teaching residents and medical students
• Bronchoscopy, EBUS, GI endoscopy suite
NCIC affiliated and opportunities exist for research
• On-call coverage

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on June 14, 2024.

Application Process
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Physician - Thoracic Surgery
New Brunswick
Employment Type
Locum Thoracic Surgery Position at The Moncton Hospital (Horizon Health Network)
Call Frequency
On-call coverage is required both at the local and provincial levels.
Start Date
Remuneration for the position is based on New Brunswick Medicare’s Alternate Funding Plan for Thoracic Surgery, based on credentials and experience. Financial provision to support the physician’s practice is also available. If one chooses to participate in call for another specialty, they will receive the mandated on-call stipend and fee-for-service billings plus premiums. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
● Travel will be covered
● Lodging will be provided
● Rental car will be provided
● Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School,
Qualification Requirements
Applicants must be eligible for licensure in New Brunswick. The Department of General Surgery, specific to its divisions of General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, requires that its active and courtesy members have passed the examination of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
The Moncton Hospital 
Street Address 1
135 MacBeath Avenue 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
E1C 6Z8 
Institution Description
Horizon Health Network,, is one of the largest health-care organizations 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.

The Moncton Hospital is a 386-bed, tertiary and critical care facility within Horizon Health Network. It is a major referral hospital serving communities across New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia. It is a level II Trauma Centre which offers tertiary services in neurosurgery, oncology and neonatal care and includes all other major services and subspecialties. The Department of Family Medicine admits patients not requiring obstetrics, surgery intensive care or acute psychiatric care. The scope of practice includes pediatrics, general medicine and geriatrics with consultant support.

The Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University. The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians. 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 144,000, and was ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of community life. There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area. Visit the City’s website at 
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Lesley Harvey 
506 857-5545 
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Published on 2023-11-09
Edited on 2023-11-09