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Posted: Wed Apr 19 2023

Dermatologist (BH 299)

Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador



Newfoundland, Canada

Full Time Opportunity Available


Western Health, situated on the scenic west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, is seeking the services of a Dermatologist for Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The Dermatologist will be responsible for the provision of dermatology care to the western region.

Western Memorial Regional Hospital is a 171-bed regional referral center for Western Newfoundland and provides services to a population base of approximately 78,000 people. They are affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Faculty of Medicine and they encourage and support academic interests.

You will have access to a golf course, hiking and biking trails. Nearby you will find areas to salmon fish, kayak, and in winter, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. In about an hour's drive, you will be on the doorstep of the world-renown Gros Morne National Park You will enjoy living in a fabulous Newfoundland's beautiful West Coast! If you are interested in this position and are seeking a rewarding career and a high quality of life for you and your family, please respond. Visit the following website for additional information on the City of Corner Brook:

Scope of practice: 
The Physician will provide outpatient clinic coverage outside of the hospital setting and in-patient consultation at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. They will be available during clinic hours for assessment of emergent/urgent dermatological patients after appropriate physician to physician communication.

Clinic hours will be minimum of forty (40) hours per week.
At current time, the Physician can bill back as per On Call Payment Program if the Physician sees a patient in the hospital. Call back is being reviewed by the Department of Health and Community Services.
The Physician is required to develop strategies to provide efficient management of inpatient and outpatient activities.



  • 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.

Education and experience:

  • Medical Degree with specialist training in Dermatology. 

  • Royal College of Canada certification or eligibility in Dermatology

  • Successful completion of the MCCQE1 exam OR complete set of USMLE’s

  • 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: Australia, United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland. 

Information and Benefits of Western Newfoundland:

Corner Brook is a vibrant and active community.  Enjoy living in a fabulous setting with exceptional skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, kayaking and much more on Newfoundland’s beautiful West Coast!  If you are interested in this position and are seeking a rewarding career and a high quality of life for you and your family, please respond. Visit the following web site for additional information on the City of Corner Brook:


Interested candidates please contact or send CV to:

Michelle Flynn, RPR

COO/ Physician Recruitment Consultant

CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.


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