Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a Medical Geneticist to lead its Provincial Medical Genetics Program (PMGP).
The PMGP has a provincial mandate and provides inpatient and outpatient clinical consultation services across the age continuum including prenatal, neonatal, pediatric and adult assessments. Newfoundland and Labrador is comprised of a collection of founder populations with unique patterns of genetic disease, and adult patients often come from large, closely knit families providing an exciting opportunity to further develop unique models of clinical care. The successful application will also participate in the genetic inpatient consultation service
Remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for specialist salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador. Through strong formal affiliations with Memorial University, and on the recommendation of the Discipline Chair, the successful candidate may be eligible for an academic appointment in the Faculty of Medicine allowing participation in collaborative research and teaching activities.
Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador. It employs over 13,000 employees and provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000. Eastern Health has unique provincial responsibilities for tertiary-level institutional services.
Why practice in St. John’s, NL? Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most easterly and unique province. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historical sites, parks, world renowned restaurants and a pristine natural environment. Be delighted by whales off our coast and icebergs along ‘Iceberg Alley’ that float from Greenland’s glaciers to Newfoundland’s east coast. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming and our residents are our best Ambassadors. We are renowned for humor, song, art and craftsmanship and NL offers an excellent quality of life. To learn more visit www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/
In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hires on the basis of merit and we are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest.
The ideal candidate is a mid to senior-level geneticist with pediatric and adult experience, but all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, and certification by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada in Medical Genetics and Genomics or equivalent. The candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Eastern Health, St. John's, NL Canada
Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It employs over 13,000 employees and provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000. Eastern Health has unique provincial responsibilities for tertiary-level institutional services.