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Developmental Pediatrician - Permanent Opportunity


Horizon Health Network is inviting applications for a permanent, full-time Developmental Pediatrician. The position will be located at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation (SCCR) in Fredericton, the tertiary neurological rehabilitation centre for the province of New Brunswick. SCCR cares for persons with complex neurological conditions of all age groups. 


The successful candidate would join the current pediatric group, including one Developmental Pediatrician and two Pediatric Physiatrists, to run an out-patient service in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of therapists. Clinical responsibilities would involve consultative services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder and other complex neurodevelopmental disorders.


The department is affiliated with Dalhousie University, Memorial University and the University of New Brunswick. There are many opportunities to participate in classroom and clinical teaching of medical students and residents. Research activity is encouraged and supported, and the SCCR has a robust interdisciplinary research program.


Compensation will be based on the Medical Pay Plan as per the New Brunswick Policy on Salaried Physicians, and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The successful applicant must have an MD or equivalent. They must also have FRCPC certification in Pediatrics, and subspecialty certification in Developmental Pediatrics with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.


The Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation is New Brunswick’s provincial centre for neurological rehabilitation, including persons with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, ALS, multiple sclerosis, complicated stroke, neuromuscular disorders, cerebral palsy and autism spectrum disorder. The Centre is a 20-bed rehabilitation facility that is located adjacent to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, an acute care regional hospital in Fredericton New Brunswick. The Stan Cassidy Centre is committed to creating meaningful change to address issues with cultural safety, systemic racism and other barriers related to equity, diversity and inclusion.


About the Community

Situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mik’maq peoples, Fredericton is surrounded by the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river. Fredericton is a vibrant, culturally diverse city where you can enjoy the amenities of a large city and the charm of a small town. Fredericton is where nature lovers and urban go getters come together with year round recreational opportunities, such as playing a round of golf on one of the 7 golf courses, walking, running or biking on our 140 KM multiuse trail system, playing tennis in our indoor or outdoor courts, skiing and snowboarding at Crabbe Mountain, visiting the beautiful Art Galleries including the world renowned Beaverbrook Art Gallery, taking in live theatre at the Playhouse, or being entertained by numerous music festivals such as the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival and Frostival. Fredericton truly captures it all.

You can afford to live downtown or in forested rural communities and enjoy only a 15-minute commute, making it easy to enjoy a balanced lifestyle. Rated Canada’s 2nd best city to live in, it is no surprise the friendly, nature-infused community has played a significant role in attracting a team-oriented group of innovated physicians and health care workers.


Interested applicants, or for more information, please contact:

Dr. C. O’Connell, Medical Director, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

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