Adult Gastroenterologist

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Adult Gastroenterologist  
Eastern Health, St. John’s, NL 

The Medicine Program of Eastern Health has an immediate opening for one full-time, fee for service Gastroenterologist to join our team of five at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s, NL.   
The successful candidate will have an equal share of elective and urgent inpatient endoscopy time. The individual will be responsible for in and outpatient gastroenterology services at the HSC including seeing new patients as well as follow up on existing patients.  This position is hospital based with the expectation of 3 half day endoscopy slots per week including participation in FIT colonoscopy time, one hospital based general GI clinic per week and participation in additional specialty GI clinics. The successful candidate will participate in an equal share of on-call for Gastroenterology and will also participate in CTU coverage, currently 6 weeks per year. 

This position is fee-for-service and remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement and MCP Fee Schedule. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing their own administrative support.  All candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and meet credentials criteria for Eastern Regional Health Authority. Fellowship training or subspecialty expertise in IBD, motility, nutrition or EUS would be considered an asset.  Applications must be qualified or eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.   

Newfoundland is an island in the North Atlantic, with a temperate climate, rugged coastlines, abundant unspoiled wilderness minutes from the City and very short commutes with almost everything within a 20 minute drive from the hospital.  The Province has excellent public health policies resulting in very low COVID numbers with the ability to rapidly halt community spread and with very high vaccination uptake.  To learn more visit www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/ 

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 provide services to a regional population of more than 300,000.  The Health Sciences Centre is a tertiary care hospital that receives referrals from the entire province. It is affiliated with Memorial University and is the primary training center for medical students and residents. For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: www.easternhealth.ca and www.practicenl.ca.

Please send applications with curriculum vitae to: 

Wendy Snow 
Physician Recruitment, Medical Services, Eastern Health 
Email:  wendya.snow@easternhealth.ca 

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 are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.