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Position description:

Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time Cardiac Anesthesiologist. Consideration will be given to locum placements.

The Department of Anesthesiology consists of twenty (20) anesthesiologists practising in a collegial group, providing anesthesia services at two (2) sites in the city. We are presently seeking a compatible anesthesiologist with cardiac anesthesia training to join our department.

The Saint John Regional Hospital is a tertiary care facility, a designated Level I trauma centre, and serves as the provincial referral centre for cardiac surgery. All major surgical specialties including obstetrics are provided; and an active acute pain service and chronic pain clinic. Applicants with additional training in chronic pain would have the opportunity to participate in a developing multidisciplinary chronic pain clinic overseen by the Department of Anesthesiology. The Department also provides services at St. Joseph’s Hospital, which is a day surgery facility.

The New Brunswick Heart Centre located in Saint John, is the sole tertiary cardiac care program in the province of New Brunswick. It has an annual cardiac surgery volume of approximately 800 cases, including standard revascularization (CABG) and valve procedures as well as complex and minimally invasive mitral and aortic valve surgery. There is an active multidisciplinary Transcatheter Aortic Valve (TAVI) program. In addition to cardiac anesthesia the successful applicant would provide general operating room anesthesia services and share in the on-call schedule.

The Department is affiliated with Dalhousie University Medical School and Memorial University Medical School postgraduate program and teaching in the undergraduate program is available at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. Information regarding faculty appointments is available upon request. 


Horizon Health Network is the largest health-care organization in Atlantic Canada, operating 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices providing medical services ranging from acute care to community based health services to New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. With 1,000 physicians, an annual budget exceeding $1 billion and approximately 13,000 employees, Horizon Health Network’s strategic vision focuses on research, innovation and education.

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Standard remuneration is Fee-for-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. On call remuneration is provided. No source deductions can be provided.



A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.


With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you.


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.

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