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Family Physician - FCT

NL Health Services - 1,140 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
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Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Family Physician - Family Care Team
Two Positions Available
Location: Labrador West, NL

The Labrador-Grenfell Zone is an exciting and diverse place to live and work. The region offers an abundance of outdoor activities, spectacular scenery, and a very safe family environment. For more information regarding the Labrador-Grenfell Zone and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites:, and

" Applicants must be eligible for registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador; the criteria for licensure are outlined on the CPSNL website (
" Applicants must satisfy credentialing requirements for NL Health Services
" Previous work experience is an asset
" A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance

Job Description
NL Health Services Labrador-Grenfell zone invites expressions of interest for a salaried Family Physician to work in a collaborative environment in the Family Care Team based in Labrador West. NL Health Services is the new Provincial Health Authority of Newfoundland and Labrador providing a full continuum of health and community services, including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services across the province.

NL Health Services Labrador-Grenfell zone is pleased to support its Primary Health Care Providers in achieving its goals of providing exceptional and high-quality care to patients in the Labrador West region.

This Family Care Team concept focuses on the creation of Community Teams comprised of physicians and other health care providers and the better integration of current primary care structures to ensure every person in the Labrador-West region is connected to a system that provides a continuum of care in that community. Family Care Teams aim is to route patients to the most appropriate provider for their individual care needs. This model is designed to meet the needs of the population while being fiscally responsible in human resource distribution.

The successful physician will manage a roster of patients as per normal practice with the added benefit of the team for support in meeting patient care needs. Our ideal candidate will have a strong patient focus and excellent communication skills with a keen interest in practicing in a collaborative team approach. Hours of work may need flexibility to offer clinics during the daytime, after-hours and on weekends to meet patient needs and team operations. Documentation is completed using the EMR Med Access platform.

Two (2) Full Time Equivalent (FTE) positions are available. Flexibility in time commitment is available for physicians who are interested in working less than full time hours with the Family Care Team.

Renumeration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador.

" Annual Retention Bonus
" Approved relocation expenses with a two-year commitment to our Zone
" Applicable Labrador Allowance
" Temporary Accommodations available
" Employer-sponsored RRSP
" A Competitive Benefits Package

Hours of Work:
" 75-hours Bi-weekly

Please send applications with curriculum vitae and names of three references, stating competition number 2023000643W

Competition Number: 2023000643
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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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