Family Physician - Mental Health & Addictions Program

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Eastern Health
306 Waterford Bridge Road
St. John's, NF A1B 3V6

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Permanent full-time
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Job Description

Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for the position of General/Family Physician in the Mental Health and Addictions Program.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador. It employs over 13,000 employees and provide services to a regional population of more than 300,000. Eastern Health has unique provincial responsibilities for tertiary level institutional services

The Physician will join an established group of physicians who work within the multidisciplinary teams of Waterford Hospital and other clinical areas within the Mental Health and Addictions Program. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) attending to the general medical care of admitted inpatients, working collaboratively with Psychiatry and other Mental Health Professions, and participating in the On-Duty Roster for the Psychiatric Assessment Unit of Waterford Hospital to ensure the provision of safe, efficient and high quality comprehensive patient care.

Normal working hours will be 8:30am to 4:30pm. On-Duty is currently a minimum of 4 shifts per month, during which the physician must remain in the hospital for a 24-hour period.

Interests in Geriatric, Addictions, Methadone Maintenance Programs, Chronic Pain, Eating Disorders and/or Emergency Medicine would be particular assets to the applicant.

All applicants must be licensed to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and must be granted privileges by Eastern Regional Health Authority.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador.

For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites and

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Wendy Snow

Regional Physician Recruiter

Email: [email protected]

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wendy Snow
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John's NF A1B 3V6

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