Carbonear, CA
1d ago

Description : Eastern Health

Eastern Health

Carbonear General Hospital

Physician Hospitalist and Family Practice

Eastern Health is currently recruiting a full-time Hospitalist. The successful applicant will be based at Carbonear General Hospital and will serve the Rural Avalon region of Eastern Health, a catchment area of greater than 45,000 people, whose geography encompasses a portion of the Avalon Peninsula.

This position will commence on December 3, 2018.

Carbonear General Hospital’s Family Medicine Department is comprised of a total of four full-time salaried hospitalists accountable for the provision of comprehensive health care services to patients receiving care.

The services include : chronic disease management, long term care, palliative care, respite care, prenatal care, emergency care / patient stabilization and transfer, operating room assist, general practice oncology, minor surgery and acute in-

patient care. Physicians will be expected to share 24 hour on-call services and general practice clinics.

The Carbonear General Hospital has 70 acute care beds. Services include; Anesthesia, Chemotherapy, Family Practice, General Surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics, ICU, Internal Medicine, Laboratory, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Pathology, Ultrasonography and 24-

  • hour Emergency (Category A). Other services, include; Nursing, Nutritional, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Social work, Diabetic education and visiting specialty clinics;
  • include, Audiology, Neurology and Opthamology.

    While there is support from Internal Medicine and Surgical services, the successful candidate will be adept at independent management of patients with multiple co-

    morbidities. Strong value is placed on communication skills with patients and families.

    Qualifications :

    Previous experience in chemotherapy assessments would be an advantage. The successful applicant will have received permission from CPSNL to work independently on call.

    Dates : December 3, 2018Hours of Work : 35 Hours per week plus on call obligationRemuneration :

    The salary for this position is paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association is $158,922 to $189,243.

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