General Surgeon - Atlantic Canada - Fast Track to Permanent Residency

  • Location

    Happy Valley-Goose Bay

  • Sector:

    Physician, General Surgeon

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  • Salary:

    $238,147 - $316,714

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Role - General Surgeon

Working Hours: 75 per fortnight plus on call responsibilities

Contract:  Permanent 


Role Details

A general surgeon in a multi-disciplinary healthcare team which provides integrated health care to a rural but well-developed region of Labrador in Atlantic Canada.

The physician will be responsible for surgical duties, inpatient and outpatient care, on-call duties, as well as consultations with other physicians.

This position may require travel within the region, which includes Labrador and the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland.



  • Applicants must be eligible for full or provisional licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and satisfy credentialing requirements for the employer.
  • FRCSC or equivalent qualification recognised by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. ( American Board of General Surgery, FRCS / CCT, FRACS, FCS (SA)) all accepted.


In accordance with Canadian Immigration regulations, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.



  • Salary for this position ranges from $238,147 - $316,714 plus on-call payments, as per guidelines set by the Memorandum of Agreement between the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.


General Information:

Existing staff and supports in the region include diagnostic imaging (including CT scan, mammography and ultrasound) and radiologist services, laboratory and pathologist services, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, anesthesia, ophthalmology, internal medicine, general surgery and orthopedics.


Labrador offers an abundance of outdoor activities, spectacular scenery and wildlife and a very safe family environment.


If you are interested in this demanding yet rewarding position and feel that you have the skills required to work in a challenging environment, then please forward your CV for immediate consideration.