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Posted: Wed Aug 24 2022

Virtual EM (BH 219)

Newfoundland and Labrador
Per Hour

Direct Hire

Virtual EM 

Locum & Permanent Opportunities

Central, Newfoundland & Labrador

The Opportunity:

Working out of one of the regional centres EM departments, provide virtual EM coverage for rural sites within the Central Health Authority in rural Newfoundland.  

  • Shifts: 

    • 8am-4pm 

    • 4pm-12am

  • Hourly Rate: 

    • $232.07/ hour

  • Locum Benefits:

    • Travel paid

    • Car provided

    • Accommodation provided

  • The Regional Hospitals:

    • Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre- Grand Falls - Windsor

    • James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre- Gander, NL


Central Health is the second largest health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador, serving approximately 94,000 people (18 percent of the province’s population) living in 177 communities. With a geographical area encompassing more than half the total landmass of the island, the Central Health region extends from Charlottetown in the east, Fogo Island in the north, Harbour Breton in the south, to Baie Verte in the west. 

Information and Benefits of Central Newfoundland: 


Skills required:

  • Medical Degree with specialist training in Family Medicine.

  • Must currently hold Full Independent license in Canada OR hold CCFP and MCCQE1 exam

  • Eligible for registration and license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Or your training and certification is from an approved jurisdiction. Approved jurisdictions: United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia.


  • 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.

Interested candidates please contact or send CV to:

Michelle Flynn, RPR
Physician Recruitment Consultant
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.

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