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Pediatrician (Regional Scope)
Permanent Full Time
Location: To Be Determined

Labrador-Grenfell Health provides quality health and community services to a population just under 37,000 and covers the communities north of Bartlett's Harbour on the Northern Peninsula and all of Labrador. Labrador-Grenfell Health is seeking the services of a permanent full-time Pediatrician to join our multidisciplinary team; the position will be regional in scope to support the larger Labrador-Grenfell Region with base location to be determined. Responsibilities include local outpatient clinics, consultation for Inpatient and Emergency Department patients, as well as consultant services for the region via telehealth and in person travelling clinics. Job duties will also include diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders, ordering laboratory tests, X-rays, and other diagnostic procedures, the prescription of medication and treatment, consultations with other physicians, and referring patients to specialists.

Responsibilities also include:
" Providing on-call services at a rate of 1:3;
" Providing 9 half-days of direct clinical care per week;
" Abiding by the Labrador Grenfell Health Medical Staff By-Laws, the policies of the organization, the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and the Canadian Medical Association Code of Ethics;
" Participation in undergraduate and post-graduate medical teaching.
" License: Full or Provisional License;
" Applicants must be eligible for full or provisional licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and satisfy credentialing requirements for Labrador-Grenfell Health. The criteria for licensure are outlined on the CPSNL website (;
" In accordance with Canadian Immigration regulations, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Applicants must also have a Doctor of Medicine.
" Language of Work: English.

" Approved relocation expenses with a two year commitment to our Health Authority;
" Furnished Temporary Accommodation available plus an annual housing subsidy of $5,000 after the initial 12 months of employment;
" Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Labrador Travel and Allowance Benefit may be applicable;
" Partial reimbursement of malpractice insurance from the Canadian Medical Protective Association;
" 20 days of vacation leave per year; 5 days of miscellaneous leave; 10 days of study leave; and 5 days compensatory leave after 12 months of service.

General Information: Existing staff and supports in our region include diagnostic imaging (including CT scan, mammography and ultrasound), laboratory and pathologist services, intensive care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, anesthesia, ophthalmology, internal medicine, general surgery and orthopedics.
The Labrador-Grenfell Health region offers an abundance of outdoor activities, spectacular scenery and wildlife and a very safe family environment. If you are interested in this demanding yet rewarding position and feel that you have the skills required to work in a challenging environment, then please contact us. We would love to hear from you!

" Remuneration ranges from $232,147.00 - $316,714.00 annually in accordance with the current Memorandum of Understanding between the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Hours of Work:

" 75 Hours bi-weekly (7.5 hours per day).

Labrador-Grenfell Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2021000388N, to:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Michael Jones Regional Director, Medical Services and Physician Recruitment
Medical Services Office - Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital
Labrador-Grenfell Health Authority St. Anthony, NL Canada A0K 4S0
Tel: 709.454.3333 Ext. 0806 Email: [email protected]
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Competition Number: 2021000388
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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