General Surgeon

Location
Canada (CA)
Salary
Salary or Fee for Service
Posted
25 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Ref
J66
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
General surgery
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A very experienced Consultant / Attending General Surgeon is sought for a rural secondary care hospital in Eastern Canada. The Surgeon will join 3 - 4 other surgeons to provide in patient and out patient general surgery services to a population of over 70,000. The hospital provides general medical, surgical, paediatric, psychiatry, obstetric and gynaecology services. It has fully staffed operating rooms, radiology facilities and pathology lab. The nearest tertiary referral hospital is one hour's flight away.


The role is permanent and full time and there is the option of salaried contract or fee for service practice. Starting salaries from C$ 220K PA plus bonuses. The surrounding area boats beautiful countryside with excellent opportunities for outdoor sports including sailing and kayaking.

Responsibilities:
•Provide in patient, out patient general surgical services, day case surgery, referrals and consultations with colleagues as appropriate
•On call service 1 in 4
•Maintain postgraduate education CME portfolio
•Participate in quality assurance programmes
•Travel to remote locations for acute emergencies and recovery operations

Essentials:
•Medical degree from WHO approved school
•Residency in General Surgery in one of the following countries - UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, USA
•FRCSC or equivalent
•Experience in a rural and remote setting would be an advantage
•Confidence in independent practice
•Fluent English language comunication

If you meet the above criteria and are ready for a new challenge, please get in touch.