Emergency Room Physician (Western Memorial Regional Hospital)

Job Location: Corner Brook
Job Type: Full-time, Sessional
Internal or External: External
Post Date: 2014-09-30
Close Date: Until Filled
Job Category: Medical

Permanent Full-time

Western Health is seeking the services of three (3) full-time equivalent Emergency Room Physicians for Western Memorial Regional Hospital (WMRH) in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador. The successful applicants will be expected to provide 8 - 9 hour rotational shifts. The Emergency Department for WMRH has approximately 40,000 patient visits per year, double coverage, specialty back-up, CT/MRI/Interventional Radiology, incentives available.

WMRH is a 217 bed regional referral centre for Western Newfoundland and provides services to a population base of approximately 78,000 people. We are affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Medical School and we encourage and support academic interests.
Qualifications Required:

Duly registered Emergency Room Physician with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), CCFP-EM or CCFP certified with Emergency Medicine experience, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified and meet the credentialing requirements of Western Health's Discipline of Emergency Medicine. Certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is desirable.

Remuneration: In accordance with Medical Care Plan (MCP) guidelines for Category A Emergency Departments. An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current MOA. 

This position has been pre-approved for a signing bonus in exchange for a three year return-in-service agreement. Interested applicants will be required to submit an application to determine their eligibility. Additional information is available upon request.

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:

A resume, supporting documentation and the names of three references are required. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.

Recruiter Name: Peter Antle, for specific inquiries please contact: medicalservices@westernhealth.nl.ca