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Horizon Health Network

Thoracic Surgeon

Canada-New Brunswick-Moncton


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Horizon Health Network

Job Description

Thoracic Surgery Position in Moncton New Brunswick 

The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is recruiting a full-time Thoracic Surgeon to begin practice immediately.  The department at present consists of five and a half general surgeons, one thoracic and two vascular surgeons.   

Applicants must be eligible for licensure in New Brunswick and hold subspecialty certification in Thoracic Surgery.  Applicants will be expected to deliver appropriate inpatient and outpatient services in the field of Thoracic Surgery and provide on-call coverage in coordination with other members of the Division of Thoracic Surgery.  A typical weekly schedule will include: 

  • Daily inpatient rounds
  • Operating sessions as assigned by the OR Utilization Committee
  • Inpatient consultations
  • Hospital-based clinics
  • Office hours
  • Involvement in teaching residents and medical students
  • Bronchoscopy suite
  • NCIC affiliated and opportunities exist for research

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. 

The Moncton Hospital is a 386-bed tertiary and critical care facility within Horizon Health Network.  It is a major referral hospital which serves communities throughout New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Nova Scotia.  It is a Level II Trauma Centre which offers tertiary services in neurosurgery, oncology and neonatal care and includes all other major services and subspecialties.  The hospital has two state of the art MIS suites as well as a new outpatient complex including an up-to-date GI/endoscopy suite, clinics and minor OR suites.


The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 138,000, and was ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of community life.  There is an abundance of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities including easy access to warm water beaches of the Northumberland Strait, and also the scenic Bay of Fundy area.  Visit the City’s website at 


The Department of General Surgery, specific to its divisions of General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, requires that its active and courtesy members have passed the examination of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 


Standard remuneration for the position is based on New Brunswick Medicare’s Alternate Funding Plan for Thoracic Surgery, approximately $457,000/year based on credentials and experience.  Financial provision to support the physician’s practice is also available.  If one chooses to participate in call for another specialty, they will receive the mandated on-call stipend and fee-for-service billings plus premiums. 

Applicants are invited to forward their CV to Dr. Ken Mitton, Medical Director, 135 MacBeath Ave., Moncton, NB, E1C 6Z8, fax (506)857-5545, or email at

Contact Information

Horizon Health Network
Dr. Ken Mitton
Medical Director
Posting Date: 17-Sep-2017Surgery, Thoracic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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