A General Physician – Internist – position is available in a multidisciplinary hospital-based team providing integrated medical care to a rural, yet well developed region, emphasising health promotion and disease prevention. Employer sponsored accelerated immigration tpo PR is provided with attractive remuneration on salaried or fee for service basis.
A compact public sector 50 bed hospital with 24/7 emergency department, family medicine department and secondary care services which include general surgery, orthopaedics, internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, anaesthesiology, intensive care, ophthalmology, pathology and radiology (including CT scan, mammography and ultrasound).
There is an accredited CME program and an allowance for CME activities.
The Role Details
You will join a team of internists providing 1 in 4 – 1 in 5 cover, managing hospitalised patients and outpatients. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing integrated care, in close contact with family physicians, to a rural population in an area which is well developed and served with good transport links.
There is strong emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.
You must be able to obtain provisional or full licence to practise as an Internist from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and will need to have completed your postgraduate training in UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada or South Africa.
Remuneration for a position of Medical Internist is available at Fee-For-Service or on a salary scale. Salary scales are determined by the Provincial Department of Health and Community Services and start with Step 1 at $215,749 and increase to Step 5 at $258,316. A yearly retention bonus is also available, starting at $12,000 after the firstyear and increasing to $36,000 after the third year.
Additional remuneration is also available for salaried physicians for coverage of call in excess of 1 in 3.
The region of Newfoundland is situated in Atlantic Canada, about 3 hours flight north of New York. It offers an abundance of outdoor activities, spectacular scenery and wildlife and a very safe family environment.
Why should you apply?
This role is a gateway into Canada offering an accelerated route to settled immigration status. It offers a guaranteed income with the option of a fee for service contract, excellent working conditions and a relaxed lifestyle in a region which is remote and rural yet well developed with excellent transport links. A good CME programme allows maintenance of qualifications and the opportunity to take the local Canadian exams.
If you are interested in one of these demanding but rewarding positions and feel that you have the skills required to work in this challenging environment, please apply.