New job GP (general practitioner) in Newfoundland and Labrador

GP (general practitioner)

Company : Eastern Regional Health Authority
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Work Setting

  • Rural community health centres
  • Hospital (staff position)

Specialization in Family Practice

  • Palliative care
  • Emergency medicine

Specific Skills

  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
  • Examine patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health
  • Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases to government authorities
  • Co-ordinate or manage primary patient care
  • Provide counselling and support to patients and their families on a wide range of health and lifestyle issues
  • Provide emergency care
  • Provide acute care management

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Eligible for professional liability insurance
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large caseload
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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