Role: Locum specialist anaesthetist
Commences: September 2021 for 2 months
An Anaesthetist (Anaesthesiologist) locum 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.
You will join a team of anaesthetists providing 1 in 4 – 1 in 5 cover, managing anaesthesia services for hospitalised patients and outpatients for elective and emergency surgical procedures.
General Surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology and ENT Surgery are the major disciplines and occasional travel may be required for the remote rescue of patients by air.
You will need:
- You must be able to obtain provisional or full licence to practise as an anaesthetist 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.
- The right to work in Canada
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 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).
The hospital serves a rural population but is well equipped and the region has excellent modern infrastructure. There is strong emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.
There is an accredited CME program and an allowance for CME activities.
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?
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 forward your CV for immediate consideration.