GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE LOCUM
Start Date January 01, 2019
End Date July 31, 2019
This is a temporary, full time position (Mon-Fri, 8-4 plus on call obligations which is shared equally amongst the other Internists).
Will consider any length of locum and any start date between the dates indicated.
Joined by a team of physicians, technologists, and nurses to provide the required services at one of the Authority’s referral centres, the successful physician will be expected to provide the full scope of Internal Medicine services which may include [but are not limited to] inpatient consultation, emergency and critical care on-call services, and outpatient clinics [inclusive of diabetes clinics and exercise stress testing]. The coverage of on-call commitments, including weekends and holidays, are shared appropriately amongst all Internists. The successful physician must work in a team-based, client-focused environment, and partner with all team members to improve employee and patient safety by integrating safe work practices, identifying risk and implementing improvements when required. A Nephrologist interested in General Internal Medicine work could avail of outpatient hemodialysis. A Gastroenterologist or General Internist with endoscopy training interested in general internal medicine work could avail of endoscopy time. Salaried locum rate is $1225 per day for 56 days, then $1057.78 per day or Fee-for-Service (as per the Memorandum of Agreement and Department of Health MCP Billing).
On-Call/After Hour Requirements
75 hours bi-weekly; plus on-call obligations
Eligible for registration and licensure as an Internist with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador
Satisfy the credentialing requirements of Central Health’s Discipline of Internal Medicine
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance
A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority
All travel, accommodations, locum licensing fee, meals and insurances will be paid for by the health authority.
This position is hospital based and is located at one of the two referral centres for Central Health. It is a 90 bed facility and provides services such as Anesthesia, General Surgery, Neurology, ObGyn, Opthamology, Orthopedics, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology and has a 24/7 ER facility. The staff are very helpful and supportive.
The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador has a vibrant musical and theatrical tradition and is home to some of Canada's best salmon fishing rivers. Gander is a prosperous community offering an excellent school system and a broad range of cultural and recreational activities. Gander is also within an hour's drive of Terra Nova National Park, and "Iceberg Alley" where whales and icebergs meet. More information about the Town of Gander can be located at www.gandercanada.com.
This position can be salaried at a rate of $1225 per day or Fee for Service (as per the Memorandum of Agreement and Department of Health MCP Billing).
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Dr. David Carroll, Chief of Internal Medicine, JPMRHC - email@example.com
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