The Edmundston Regional Hospital, in Edmundston, located in Northwest New Brunswick, at the borders of Quebec and the United States, is recruiting a full-time Psychiatrist. The incumbent has extensive clinical autonomy in General Psychiatry for patients of all ages. He or she provides inpatient and outpatient consultations and follow-ups, and acts as a consultant to other physicians. The candidate is expected to participate in the teaching of students and residents in medicine.
Overview of the Edmundston Regional Hospital –The Hospital is an acute care facility providing complex and critical care, surgical and ambulatory care, medical and long-term care, mother/child and mental health care. This hospital has three hospitals facilities: The Edmundston Regional Hospital (169 beds of which 15 are dedicated to the psychiatry unit) the Grand Falls General Hospital (20 beds) and the Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Quentin (6 beds) and has a team nearly 108 physicians, over 1,000 employees, and 80 volunteers. The ERH is an authorized partner of the francophone Family Medicine program of New Brunswick, affiliated with the University of Sherbrooke.
Overview of the Regional Health Authority – Vitalité Health Network is one of the two regional health authorities in New Brunswick. The Network is the only Francophone managed organization of its kind in the country and provides services in nearly 70 sites and points of service throughout four health zones, covering all of the northern region and part of the southeastern region of the province. Services and care are provided in the official language chosen by the patient and are available at home, in the community, or in a facility, according to needs. The range of services includes disease prevention and health promotion, treatment of illness, rehabilitation, home care, and palliative care. Additional services provided by hospital facilities include public health, community mental health, addiction, community health centres, the Extra-Mural Program, and veterans' centres. The Network is also active in the training and research fields, which helps to keep the staff’s skills up to date and plan for succession. For more information, visit the Network’s website at www.vitalitenb.ca.
HOURS OF WORK
• Normal regular hours – 37.5 hours
• After-hours and weekend calls are shared among all members of the Department.
This is professional medical work performed by certified specialists (those with a specialty certification as recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of NB). Duties are performed with considerable clinical independence in the diagnosis, care and treatment of medical disorders within the scope of the specialty in which they are practicing. Work is performed with independent judgment but findings and observations may be subject to supervision and assessment by the physician’s Clinical (Program) Department Head / Chief of Service / Program Director in which the physicians works. Review of work may also be supervised by the local and regional Chiefs of Staff and the zone’s Medical Director for the Regional Health Authority (RHA). The physician works within the accordance of the RHA Bylaws.
The candidate will be remunerated on a salaried model. This may range between a minimum of $221,078 to a maximum of $268,788 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is fee for service.
• Graduate from an approved school of medicine supplemented by post-graduate study in the area of specialization (Psychiatry)
• The candidate must have his certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification (FRCPC) or American Board certification
• The candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. https://www.cpsnb.org/
• Knowledge of French and English, spoken and written, is required
EXPECTED START DATE:
As soon as possible
• Possibility of a location grant or bursary depending of the eligibility set by the Department of Health with a return of service
• Moving Expense Allowance
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:
Edmundston is Madawaska’s main business and service centre. It is also its most populous city. Nestled between sparkling rivers and mountains weathered by time, the city of Edmundston is sure to impress you. The Leisure and Culture Department offers facilities, programs and services so citizens can fully enjoy community living by taking part in cultural, sports and leisure activities. The warmth of people in the region certainly has something to do with our great quality of life.
To learn more about Edmundston, visit the City’s website at edmundston.ca/en .