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Eastern Health

Clinical Associate - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's

1515138

Company Information

Eastern Health (http://www.easternhealth.ca/) is the largest integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

The Location: Eastern Region of Canada

The eastern region of Newfoundland and Labrador boasts some of the most unique and beautiful scenery in the province. From rolling pine clad hills and sprawling marshes to sea-view vistas and remote pebble beaches there is something distinctive around every turn. A great place to live for adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts from camping, hiking, snowmobiling, whale or bird watching, hunting, fishing and berry picking. There is no shortage of ways to experience Newfoundland and Labrador's unique natural beauty with coastline towns and villages nestled in and around dozens of coves, guts, bays, and tickles. Full of culture and heritage, the Eastern Region of Newfoundland is rich with history and folklore, museums, lighthouses, art galleries, historic sites, festivals and cultural events are plentiful. For more information on the region visit the official Newfoundland and Labrador website at www.newfoundlandlabrador.com.

The City

As the oldest city in North America, St. John's in Newfoundland (www.stjohns.ca) is also known as "The City of Legends". With its picturesque downtown row houses to the utmost in modern developments, St. John's is as diverse as it is old. A city that provides quality shopping, recreational centers, clean air, safe streets with ample parks, green spaces, and living areas to meet all tastes and needs. A place that is truly a pleasure to live, work and play in. The surrounding communities are also as unique, rich in culture and offer a safe, affordable place to live, work, and raise a family.


Job Description

Women and Child’s Health Program at Eastern Health invites applications from those interested in a position as Clinical Associate with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Janeway Children’s Hospital.

The position will be salaried in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement between the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. 

As the Clinical Associate, you will work within the NICU, Caseroom and 5NB of the Children’s and Women’s Health Program, with occasional responsibility for prenatal and newborns consulted to the neonatal service. You will be working primarily in NICU at the Janeway, Child Health Centre and will be responsible to the "on call" NICU physician and the Chief of Neonatology.

The Clinical Associate will work with other medical staff within these areas to provide care to the sick newborn infants in the NICU and while on night call to provide care to infants who become sick on 5NB (normal newborn nursery). As well, you will be a part of the Neonatal Resuscitation Team. All care provided is under the supervision of a staff specialist.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: www.easternhealth.ca and www.practicenl.ca.

Please send applications with curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

Lisa Andrews, Regional Physician Recruiter: lisa.andrews@easternhealth.ca


Contact Information

Eastern Health
Lisa Andrews
709 7774223
Posting Date: 09-Jun-2017Pediatrics Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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