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Emergency Medicine Locum Opportunity

Waterville, New Brunswick



Horizon Health Network seeks an emergency medicine physician locum for October 2022 until October 2023 at the Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville, NB. This is an opportunity requiring FRCPC certification or CCFP (EM) or FACEP (ABEM) or 5 years part time practice (minimum 240 hours per year) experience in Emergency Medicine. Remuneration is by sessional rate. The candidates will share responsibilities with (Number) fulltime and part time Emergency physicians. In addition, the candidates must have current ATLS and ACLS and a willingness to participate in teaching, research, and administrative roles including monthly meetings.



Horizon Health Network ( is the largest regional health authority in New Brunswick and the second-largest health authority 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.


The Upper River Valley Hospital is the newest hospital in New Brunswick. It has been designated as the first full service hospital in Canada to be recognized as a leader in energy and environmental design. The hospital provides services to the Town of Woodstock, Town of Hartland several villages and other surrounding communities. The community's economy is mainly based on natural resources and farming industries.


There are over 800 employees, 45 physicians and 115 volunteers who provide service in the Upper River Valley area facilities and services with an operating budget of approximately $67 million.


Situated west-centrally in New Brunswick is the Upper River Valley, a historic and cultural area that includes a number of vibrant towns and villages, including the Town of Woodstock, the Town of Hartland, Florenceville, Plaster Rock and the town of Perth-Andover, serving a catchment population of 45,000.  Area residents are warm, friendly and welcome newcomers with open arms. Work-life balance is easily achievable in the Upper River Valley. Its close proximity to the Upper St. John River Valley Trail and the Meduxnekeag and St. John rivers ensures that popular outdoor activities like canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking and camping are never far away. Additionally, the Aroostook Valley Golf and Country Club, just down the road from Perth-Andover, features a fantastic international course that that straddles Canada and the U.S. 



Applicants are invited to forward their CV along with three references to Molly Pevlin, Physician Recruitment Advisor at



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