Psychiatrist (Stephenville)

Job Location: Stephenville
Job Type: Full-time, Salaried
Internal or External: External
Post Date: 2016-06-21
Close Date: Until Filled
Job Category: Medical

Permanent Full-time

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Western Health is currently seeking the services of a salaried Psychiatrist for Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador. Requirement to do call at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on an equitable basis with the other members of the Discipline. As this is a regional service, the use of telehealth and traveling clinics are required at times.

Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital is a 44 bed acute care hospital offering 24 hour emergency room service and predominantly General Surgery lists, although surgical services are being expanded. Procedural Chronic Pain clinics are run weekly.  The hospital is located approximately one hour’s drive away from Corner Brook. 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 and Labrador Medical School and we encourage and support academic interests.

Qualifications Required:

Duly registered Psychiatrist with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certified or eligible and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Psychiatry. 

Hours of Work: 80 hours biweekly plus on-call obligations

Remuneration: The Specialist Salary Scale ranges from $212,816.00 to $255,383.00 per annum as outlined in the current Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The Department of Health and Community Services in accordance with Provincial Guidelines will officially determine a Physician’s step assignment with yearly progression thereafter.

Call coverage is separately remunerated by the provincial Medical Care Plan.

An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current MOA. Additional benefits are available.

Located in scenic Bay St. George, the Town of Stephenville has a population of 7,200 and is the service centre for a catchment area of approximately 25,000.  Stephenville has choice state of the art recreational facilities, all of which are located in a very close proximity; the Regional Aquatic Centre, Stephenville Dome, West Coast Training Centre, Whaleback Nordic Cross Country Ski Trails, Caribou Curling Club and the 18 hole Harmon Seaside Links Golf Course. Stephenville offers a thriving education system that includes the provincial Headquarters of the College of the North Atlantic. The Regional Airport in Deer Lake is 1.5 hour’s drive away. Visit the following web site for additional information on the Community of Stephenville:

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: