General Surgeon (Western Memorial Regional Hospital)

Job Location: Corner Brook
Job Type: Full Time, Fee For Service
Internal or External: External
Post Date: 2016-05-02
Close Date: Until Filled
Job Category: Medical

Permanent Opportunity

(Locums also available)

Western Health is currently seeking the services of a permanent General Surgeon for Western Memorial Regional Hospital (WMRH), Corner Brook, Newfoundland. This position is responsible for General Surgery services, elective and emergency surgeries at WMRH. It is a community based position offering a wide range of General Surgical procedures. The position involves a combination of booked OR schedules, outpatient clinic, booked outpatient procedures including endoscopies and minor OR procedures and weekly/weekend call obligations and as per published call schedule on an equitable basis with the other General Surgeons.

Western Memorial Regional Hospital 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 & Labrador Medical School and we encourage & support academic interests.


Interested applicants must be eligible for Specialist registration as a General Surgeon with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification preferred and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Surgery. 


Fee for Service basis as per the Medical Care Plan (MCP) fee schedule.

An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current Memorandum of Agreement (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.

Additional Information: 

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Corner Brook is a vibrant and active community.  Enjoy living in a fabulous setting – exceptional skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, kayaking and much more on Newfoundland’s beautiful West Coast!  If you are interested in one of these positions and are seeking a rewarding career and a high quality of life for you and your family, please respond.

Contact Information:

Identifying Western Health Ad – General Surgeon, Corner Brook in subject line, please express interest in writing including a detailed curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to:

Sarah Rousseau, Regional Physician Recruitment Manager

Medical Services Department
Western Health
P.O. Box 2005
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J7
Fax:  709-634-3807