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Posted: Fri Sep 30 2022

Emergency Medicine (BH-236)

Saint John, New Brunswick
Per Hour

Direct Hire

Position Description:

Our client in the Saint John area, is actively seeking permanent full-time Emergency Medicine Physicians. Successful candidates will be expected to work clinically in the Department of Emergency Medicine and will also secure an appointment with Dalhousie University, participating in research, educational, and CPD programs, with opportunities to teach at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.

Clinical excellence, an interest in teaching other healthcare professions and a keen interest to work effectively on interdisciplinary teams involving all levels of health care providers are essential attributes in our growing, collegial environment.

The client has an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion and has more than 12,600 employees, 1,100 physicians and 5,200 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members, as well as 17 foundations and 18 auxiliary and alumnae organizations. Horizon ensures representation from urban and rural areas through a 15-member Board that consists of 7 appointed and 8 elected members of the public.

Hours of Work:

  • Hours of work are agreed upon by the physician and Service/Department Head.

  • In general, a full-time equivalent position in emergency medicine is considered to be a total of 32 hours, comprising 29 hours clinical plus academic and clinical support time across the sites.

Job Duties:

The following outlines the basic responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation:

  • Participate in clinical care and on-call responsibilities as defined by your department.

  • Participate in deliverables as outlined in the Emergency Medicine Academic Funding Plan.

  • Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.


A nationally competitive Academic Funding Plan compensates Emergency Medicine physicians for clinical excellence, medical education, research and administration. The successful applicant will be compensated at an hourly rate for their clinical shifts and general contribution to the department and are eligible to receive additional funding for specific academic and administrative projects.

  • Rural Hourly Rate - $225.86

  • Urban Hourly Rate- $253.74 (day/evening) OVERNIGHT- $308.74

  • Urgent Care - $216.74 (EM Certified) $208.74 (Non EM Certified)

  • Academic rate- $203.74/ hour


  • Candidates may be eligible for a Provincial Recruitment Incentive with a Return of Service    Agreement.

  • Moving Expense Allowance with a Return of Service Agreement.

 About the Community:

  • Imagine a playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other. Connect with a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you. Belong to a community where families are able to raise their children in a safe, close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.

  • The Saint John area offers you a broad range of affordable housing options, from heritage properties to executive homes within the city and in nearby Kennebecasis Valley. Saint John, a booming harbor city is Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785) and home to the country's oldest museum and farmers' market. For spouses and families, there are excellent employment and educational prospects. The nearby towns and villages, such as St. Stephen, Sussex, and Grand Manan, provide a diverse selection of recreational and sport activities that appeal to all age groups.

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  • A medical degree is required.

  • FRCPC Certification with the Royal College in Emergency Medicine; or College of Family Physicians of Canada - Emergency Medicine. Candidates with CCFP and an interest to work towards CCFP-EM will also be considered. Equivalent training and certification may also be considered. 

  • Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

  • Eligible for an academic appointment from Dalhousie University.

  • Current certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Pediatric Life Support (PALS) or Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS)

  • Competency in Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) and Emergency Airway Management is required.

  • Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.

  • In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.

  • Good attendance and work record.

  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.

  • Willingness to travel to and from all area hospitals as required.


Interested candidates please contact or send CV to:

Rohini Patel
Physician Recruitment Consultant, New Brunswick Lead 
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.


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