Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Albert County Community Health Centre
Riverside-Albert, NB, New Brunswick
Job ID: 8544

Horizon Health Network, Albert County Area, is recruiting family practitioners at the Albert County Community Health Centre; seeking a part- or full-time replacement Family Physician to join a close, collaborative, and cohesive medical team.

Situated 45 minutes from Riverview, in stunning countryside, it is an ex-rural hospital, now community health centre, serving the people of Albert County from Lower Coverdale to Fundy National Park. In addition to Family Medicine, it provides multiple on-site services including full Nursing services, X-ray, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Dietitian, Diabetes education, phlebotomy and more. All records are electronic with access to Horizon and Vitalité. It is well staffed by a friendly and very competent group of RNs, LPNs and admin staff with a warm, relaxed and embracing atmosphere.

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.

• Community family practice
• Inpatient care

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on February 23, 2024.

Application Process
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Physician - Family Practice
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Family Practice Opportunity - Albert County
Start Date
Remuneration may be fee-for-service (FFS) or salaried. Fee-for-service is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. No source deductions can be provided. A salaried model ranges between a minimum of $195,130 to a maximum of $212,992 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. There is an on-call stipend and any work done on call is remunerated FFS. Hospitalist care is remunerated with an hourly sessional rate.  
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
● Moving expenses as per the provincial policy
● $100,000 incentives for family physicians in a rural area (based on criteria updated regularly and approved by the Department of Health) with a 4-year return-of-service.
● Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School,
Qualification Requirements
- Must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
- Must be a member in good standing with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
- Must be a licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC).
- Must have a current malpractice insurance from the Canadian Medical Protective Association appropriate to the category of practice.
- Must be eligible for membership in the Department of Family Medicine.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
- Excellent attendance and work record.

Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Albert County Community Health Centre 
Street Address 1
8 Forestdale Road, Riverside-Albert  
Street Address 2
City / Town
Riverside-Albert, NB 
Postal / Zip Code
E4H 3Y7 
Institution Description
The Albert County Community Health Centre provides primary health care and promotes healthy lifestyles within the communities of Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma and their surrounding areas. Satellite offices are located in the village of Hillsborough and Caledonia Regional High School. More specifically, the centre provides these communities with illness and injury prevention, acute and chronic disease management, community development services, and health education.

The primary health care team includes physicians, a nurse practitioner, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, a physiotherapist, a dietitian, and an X-ray technologist.

The centre offers many of the same services as larger health centres including: family physician, nurse practitioner, and nursing services; medical imaging; blood and specimen collection; physiotherapy; Healthy Lifestyle Program; Smoking Cessation Program; foot assessments; diabetic teaching; and nutrition counselling. 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Albert County (2021 population 30, 749) is New Brunswick's third-youngest county located on the Western side of the Petitcodiac River on the Chignecto Bay in the Bay of Fundy. The county was established in 1845 from parts of Westmorland County and Saint John County and named after Prince Albert. The highest tides on earth; The coastline in Albert County follows the Bay of Fundy, where the tides rise and fall farther than anywhere else on the planet. The low tide reveals towering cliffs, expansive discovery beaches, the ocean floor, and of course, the famous Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park.  
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Lesley Rose Harvey 
506 857-5545 
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Published on 2023-12-04
Edited on 2023-12-04