Higher Talent Healthcare is currently seeking qualified Anesthesiologists on behalf of our client, Eastern Health. There are both full-time, permanent as well as locum opportunities available. These positions are located in Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Who We Are
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador, priding ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people of our province via embodying our Healthy People, Healthy Communities vision daily. Eastern Health and our 13,000 dedicated employees offer a full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, hospital care and unique provincial programs and supports to over 300,000 people.

The Community
Located on the gateway to the Avalon, Clarenville is situated amidst a stunning backdrop of forest, hills and waterways; a nature lover’s dream. Whether boating, skiing, hiking or simply a stroll and shop through the local Farmer’s Market is your cup of tea, Clarenville offers all the amenities of a larger town centre with a safe and tight knit community feel for you and your family to flourish.

The Role
As a member of a collaborative, client-focused and safety-oriented department, the Anesthesiologist is expected to function as a member of the surgical team and be responsible for the provision of anesthetic services to surgical patients in an acute care centre. Direct involvement in the care of the patient pre and post operatively is required with the Anesthesiologist assuming responsibility for preadmission anesthesia clinics as well as post operative pain management. The physician is expected to administer epidurals/spinals to labor and delivery patients and to provide on-call services.

The Work Environment
The Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital provides services to approximately 20,000 people. The hospital has 41 acute care beds (2 palliative care, 26 medical/surgical, 8 obstetrics, 1 pediatric, 4 ICU), 9 ER, and 44 long-term care. Services to patients include anesthesia, chemotherapy, family practice, general surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, ICU/cardiac, internal medicine, laboratory, palliative care, pathology, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, respiratory therapy, ultrasonography and 24-hour emergency. Other services include nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pastoral care, social work, diabetic education, and speech language pathology. Visiting clinics include neurology and ophthalmology. The long-term care patients are located in the Dr. Albert O’Mahony Manor; this is a long-term care facility attached to the hospital. Additional hospital facilities include Coish Place which houses psychiatry and various community support programs, including dialysis, and the Bungalow which is a 10-bed protective care facility.


Compensation and Incentives
Compensation starting at $263,672 annually for full time permanent positions with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave allowance (Vacation, family, sickness, educational, amidst others)
  • Group Insurance benefits (Health, life, travel, amidst other optional group add-ons)
  • Employer-sponsored Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Compensation starting at $1,335.00 per day for locum positions. Reimbursements for travel and relocation expenses available (conditions apply). Signing and retention bonuses available (conditions apply).

Whether Newfoundland and Labrador is your home, or you are ready to make Newfoundland and Labrador your new home, we would love to hear from you regarding your interest in this exciting lifestyle and career opportunity!

For more information, please reach out to Ashley Verge, Recruitment Specialist, and Heather Costello, Health Care Consultant/Recruiter, at healthcare@highertalent.ca

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We embrace diversity. Individuals that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants considered for the position will be subject to a background check. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. This opportunity is open to both candidates legally entitled to work in Canada as well as candidates meeting the immigration requirements to relocate.

Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada