Infectious Disease Opportunity

The Montcon Hospital (Horizon Health Network)
Moncton, New Brunswick
Closing date
Sep 4, 2024

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Infectious Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Practice Description:
The Moncton Hospital, a facility within Horizon Health Network, is recruiting an Infectious Disease Specialist. The hospital functions as a tertiary referral center for Infectious Diseases for Eastern New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, and is the principal HIV referral center for the Province. 

Horizon Health Network,, is one of the largest health-care organizations 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 Moncton Hospital offers excellent opportunities for teaching and clinical research and has academic affiliation with Dalhousie University. The hospital is one of the largest employers within metro Moncton, employing 3,000 staff and physicians.

Hours of Work:

  • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • On-call coverage in coordination with the other members of the Department of Internal Medicine.

Job Duties:
A typical weekly schedule will include:

  • On-call coverage in coordination with other members of the Department
  • Daily inpatient rounds
  • Inpatient consultations
  • Hospital-based clinics
  • Office hours
  • Involvement in teaching residents and medical students
  • NCIC affiliated and opportunities exist for research

Standard remuneration is fee-for-service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. No source deductions can be provided. However, under special circumstances, with approval from the Department of Health of New Brunswick, a salaried model may be available. This may range between a minimum of $245,362 to a maximum of $298,324 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience.  Locums receive 10% in lieu of benefits. On-call remuneration is fee for service.


  • Moving expenses as per the provincial policy
  • A recruitment incentive of $50,000 may be available subject to the approval of the Department of Health and Program eligibility. (Return of Service required.)
  • Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment with Dalhousie Medical School,          

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible.

About the Community:
The city, with adjoining municipalities, has a population of more than 171,608, 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 the scenic Bay of Fundy area. Visit the City’s website at            


  • The Department of Internal Medicine requires that its members practicing have passed the examinations of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the examination of la Corporation professionnelle des médecins du Québec. In circumstances where no Canadian trained applicants are available, the Department will consider physicians with American Boards who are able to obtain licensure in the state of Main. In special circumstances, foreign graduates who qualify for licensure in the Province of New Brunswick will be considered.
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

To Apply/Information:
Applicants are invited to forward their CV along with three references to Darlene Doiron, Physician Recruitment Advisor, or visit

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