Job Posting
full time Physician - Emergency Medicine at Horizon Health Network
Miramichi, New Brunswick
Job ID: 8613

The Miramichi Regional Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is actively seeking a permanent full-time or part-time Emergency Medicine (EM) physician to complement our group of 12 physicians.

Our department offers 8-9 hour shifts with 14 or more hours of double coverage daily. The full-time position includes 29 hours per week with no call requirements. Part-time positions can also be arranged. We provide excellent shift flexibility for specific scheduling needs and vacation requests. We often accommodate additional vacation time (greater than 6 weeks per year) with the ability to flex hours. We are a very collegial group who help one another on shift, at handover time and with scheduling requests.

Interested candidates can arrange a site visit and/or locum placement to trial the position with transportation and accommodation expenses covered.

Additional Opportunities:

  • Support to family physicians with EM experience who wish to pursue a dedicated EM career will be provided. Our experienced staff will provide on-shift guidance, advice for further educational opportunities and assistance in challenging the CCFP exam.
  • Teaching experiences with medical students and residents for core and elective rotations
  • Assistance with attaining faculty appointments with the Department of Emergency Medicine at both Dalhousie and Memorial University

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This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on April 18, 2024.

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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Emergency Medicine
Region
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
The Miramichi Regional Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is actively seeking a permanent full-time or part-time Emergen
Call Frequency
Our department offers 8-9 hour shifts with 14 or more hours of double coverage daily. The full-time position includes 29 hours per week with no call requirements.
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Remuneration is based on an average sessional rate of $241/hour. No shadow billing is required. Full-time physicians who take 6 weeks of vacation typically gross $320,000+ per year.  
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Additional financial benefits offered by the Horizon Health Network, Government of New Brunswick or New Brunswick Medical Society include:
* A rural recruitment incentive of $100,000 for a 4-year return of service
* Relocation expenses reimbursed up to $8,000
* CME reimbursements of $5,959 per year for registration and travel costs
* Generous CMPA reimbursement (currently 100% of annual dues)
* A retention program offering an annual financial incentive (ranging from $3,300-$7,700)
* Reimbursement for the EM Review CCFP(EM) Exam Prep Course ($3,000) for those who qualify for the NB Physician Bursary program; see EMReview.ca for details
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
* A medical degree is required
* The following certifications are desired, but not required:
- Certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada with added Competency in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM)
- Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Emergency Medicine (FRCPC-EM)
- Certification with the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM), or equivalent.
- A plan to achieve this level of certification within 5 years of hiring is encouraged
* Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick
* ATLS and ACLS certification or completion within 6 months of hiring
* Proficiency in English; bilingual skills are considered an asset 
Experience
 
Certifications
ATLS and ACLS certification or completion within 6 months of hiring 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Horizon Health Network 
Street Address 1
Miramichi Regional Hospital 
Street Address 2
500 rue Water Street 
City / Town
Miramichi 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
E1V3G5 
 
Institution Description
The Miramichi Regional Hospital is a 160-bed hospital with a full range of primary care and specialty services, including: family medicine and hospitalist, general and orthopedic surgery, internal medicine and intensive care, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, pediatrics, anesthesia and pathology. We occasionally arrange transfer for cardiac and trauma patients to referral sites a few hours away.

In the ED, we are supported by mental health nurses, 24/7 Respiratory Therapists, and virtual neurology and trauma programs. We see an approximate volume of 24,000 patients per year with a variety of high and low acuity patients 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Miramichi is a remarkable community that exudes warmth and friendliness. Nestled along the Miramichi River in northeastern New Brunswick, it offers affordable housing and cost of living well below the national average. Miramichi provides everything you need to lead a fulfilling life. You can find many homes within a 15-minute commute to the hospital, with safe neighbourhoods and good schools.

Miramichi is a haven for nature enthusiasts, offering numerous outdoor activities such as boating, golfing, and world-class fishing. There are well-maintained trails for hiking, biking, ATVing and snowmobiling. The city also hosts many festivals throughout the year and provides plenty of community and recreation programs for children and adults alike.

Visit https://www.discovermiramichi.com/ to learn more about this wonderful city and discover all the reasons why Miramichi is a great place to call home. 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Mr. Dewald Human 
Contact Address
Miramichi Regional Hospital
500 Rue Water Street
Miramichi
NB
E1V 3G5 
Phone
506-623-3327 
Fax
 
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Published on 2024-03-15
Edited on 2024-03-15