Family and Emergency Medicine

Institution: Public hospital
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay , Newfoundland and Labrador

Role: Family and Emergency Medicine
Facility: 25 beds plus a 50-bed Long-Term care unit. 
24-hour Emergency Department and Outpatient clinics, staffed by Family Physicians, a General Surgeon, an Anesthetist, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist, and a regional Psychiatrist. 
Other specialties: Diagnostic imaging, laboratory, physiotherapy, oncology/chemotherapy, respiratory therapy, mental health and addiction. 
Visiting specialists also provide services regularly. 
  • Duties include the provision of out-patient and inpatient family practice service along with ER coverage
  • Current ACLS, NRP, ALARM/ALSO certifications are required. Completion of the CARE course in the last 3 years will be considered as being current with certification
  • ONLY candidates with a Medical Degree from Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand will be considered
Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly, plus on-call responsibilities
Remuneration: negotiable -Average Family Practice earnings were CA$280,000 in 2019/2020. This can vary significantly depending upon the type of practice and scope of services

  • Relocation allowance
  • Accommodation provided on arrival
  • Support for licensing and immigration process
  • Annual continuing medical Education allowance