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Posted: Wed Jul 21 2021

General Internal Medicine (BH 95)

Newfoundland and Labrador
Per Hour

Direct Hire

General Internist- Carbonear, Newfoundland

Eastern Health is accepting expressions of interest for a full-time General Internist.  The successful applicant will be based at Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, NL. This position will commence as soon as possible.

Carbonear General Hospital is situated in the town of Carbonear. Carbonear is a beautiful rural town about 100 kilometers outside of St. John’s. The Hospital services around 50,000 people in the Rural Avalon Region.  There are many amenities in the area, such as hiking and biking trails, restaurants, local theatre and shopping.

Carbonear Hospital has 80 acute care bed with a 6 bed ICU. Specialty Services include; Anesthesia, General Surgery, Obstetrical/Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, ENT, Family Medicine and 24-hour Emergency coverage.  Further supportive services include, 24-hour diagnostic imaging and laboratory services, respiratory therapy, Chemotherapy, ICU/Cardiac and Palliative Care.  There are visiting services for ophthalmology and urology.

The Carbonear Internal Medicine department is comprised of a total of four full-time Internists. The general accountabilities of the position are to provide clinical services, treatments and therapies within the scope of the general internist. This includes providing inpatient and office based general medicine consultation service, follow up visits, ongoing patient care and outpatient ambulatory services.  Other services are available, including, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, sleep studies, pulmonary function testing and stress testing depending on the applicants qualifications and clinical practice interests.  Hospital inpatients services including intensive care and participation in the call schedule is required.


  • 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.


  • Eligible for registration and licensure as an Internal Medicine Specialist with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland (CPSNL)

  • Specialist training in Internal Medicine

  • Royal College of Canada Certification or eligibility

  • MCCQE1 exam OR a complete set of USMLE’s

  • 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. 

For more information regarding Carbonear, Rural Avalon and Eastern Health, please visit:

Interested candidates please contact or send applications and CV to:

Michelle Flynn, RPR

Senior Recruiter/ HR Consultant

CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.


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