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Posted: Fri Feb 04 2022

Urogynecologist (BH 176)

St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador
Per Hour

Direct Hire

Urogynecology Opportunity

Eastern Regional Health Authority (EH) and the Women’s Health Program invite expressions of interest for a full-time fee for service Urogynecologist.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador and is accredited with exemplary standing, the highest possible rating, from Accreditation Canada. It employs over 13,000 employees and provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000. Eastern Health has unique provincial responsibilities for tertiary-level institutional services.

The successful applicant will work within an interdisciplinary team to provide full scope Obstetrics / Gynecology services in the community and at the Health Sciences Centre which is the tertiary Obstetrical center for the province. Duties will include participation in the on-call service for Obstetrics, operating room time for Gynecology, and three half-days a week of hospital gynecology clinic. On-call coverage is required and shared equitably within the group.

Through strong formal affiliations with Memorial University, and on the recommendation of the Discipline Chair, the successful candidates may be eligible for a clinical faculty appointment in the Academic Department of Laboratory Medicine and may be expected to participate in collaborative research activities and scholarship (ie: teaching). The ideal candidates will join a dynamic and enthusiastic team and will be expected to have strong communication and excellent interpersonal skills in order to function as consultants to clinicians, laboratory, and academic staff


To be considered candidates must hold a medical degree and have successfully completed a residency in obstetrics/gynecology, subspecialty in urogynecology, and be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (or equivalent). Additionally, applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. Applicants with approved jurisdictions are welcome to apply. Approved jurisdictions: Australia, United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland. 


Hours of Work: 37.5 plus on-call obligations


  • Remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador dated May 3, 2022.
  • The Specialist Salary Scale is Step 1 - $263,672 to Step 3 - $285,596. The salary step is determined by the Department of Health based on a physician’s years of clinical experience, noting that residency and fellowship training does not count towards years of clinical experience for this purpose.
  • On-call benefits paid in accordance with DOH guidelines. On-call coverage provided after the 1 in 3 monthly obligation is eligible to be paid $43.55 per hour and is administered by Eastern Health. Additionally, physicians bill MCP $12.08 per hour for each hour they are scheduled on-call.
  • For the first three months of your employment, physicians can be provided accommodations free of charge upon request. A damage deposit is required.
  • Standard utilities are included with the exception of personal long-distance telephone calls which will be the physician’s responsibility. The physician is expected to vacate the accommodation during this 3-month timeframe. Upon completion of 12 months of service, the physician is eligible for a one-time payment of $3,750 toward housing costs.
  • Incumbents will receive annually 20 days of vacation plus leave for workshops and other training.

Other Information:   

Why practice in St. John’s, NL? Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most easterly and unique province. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historical sites, parks, world-renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment. Be delighted with whales off our coast and icebergs along ‘Iceberg Alley’ that float from Greenland’s glaciers to Newfoundland’s east coast. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming, and our residents are our best Ambassadors. We are renowned for humor, song, art, and craftsmanship and NL offers an excellent quality of life. To learn more visit

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

Interested candidates please contact or send CV to:
Michelle Flynn, RPR
COO/ Physician Recruitment Consultant
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.

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