Cardiac Electrophysiologist

THE POSITION:  Department of Cardiac Services (Electrophysiology)

Position description:

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a full-time Cardiac Electrophysiologist.  The physician will be joining a group of three (3) Cardiac EP physicians; eight (8) Interventional Cardiologists; six (6) Clinical Cardiologists; five (5) Cardiac Surgeons and supported by three (3) EP Nurse Associates.

The Physician will deliver appropriate inpatient and outpatient services in the field of internal medicine - electrophysiology and provide on-call coverage in coordination with other members of the Department of Cardiac Services.

The Saint John Regional Hospital is a tertiary care hospital associated with Dalhousie University and Memorial University. The EP Service has 1.5 labs/week with CARTO, PRECISION and CRYO technologies.  It supports a complex ablation and complex device procedures program including lead extraction, leadless pacers, conduction system pacing and VT and AF ablations.  It is a provincial program supporting a population of over 750,000.

EMPLOYER:

Horizon 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 normally provided between 0800hrs – 1600hrs Monday to Friday, unless otherwise agreed upon by the Service/Department Head.
  • After-hours and weekend call coverage in coordination with members of the Department.

JOB DUTIES:

These responsibilities are basic.  Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:

  • Daily inpatient rounds.
  • Inpatient consultations.
  • Hospital-based clinics at Saint John Regional Hospital.
  • Involvement in teaching residents and medical students.
  • Doing cardiac electrophysiology procedures and cardiac implantable device implants.
  • Providing for provincial cardiac electrophysiology coverage.
  • Provide on-call services during statutory holidays, evenings and weekends as part of the on-call schedule of the provincial service.
  • Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.

REMUNERATION:

AFP remuneration for Electrophysiology services.

Mandatory on call for cardiology coverage is Fee-For-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick.

INCENTIVES: 

$50,000.00 accompanied by a 2-year return of service for eligible physicians, as determined by the Department of Health.  

Moving Expense Allowance.

EXPECTED START DATE:

  • August 1st, 2024

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Cardiology is preferred.
  • Should have completed fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology in complex ablation and complex device implants.
  • Must hold a valid license to practice medicine in the Province of New Brunswick
  • Must be a member in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Medical Society.
  • Must have current malpractice insurance from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) appropriate to the category of practice.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
  • Good attendance and work record.
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.

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