family physician

Labrador Grenfell Health - Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL (30+ days ago)

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Earned doctorate degree

Experience an asset

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities
Additional Skills
Participate on institutional committees
Specialization in Family Practice
Sexually transmitted diseases
Rural medicine
Palliative care
Nutritional counselling
Family counselling
Emergency medicine
Specific Skills
Advise patients on health care
Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
Perform patient advocacy role
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
Perform and assist in routine surgery
Inoculate and vaccinate patients to prevent and treat diseases
Deliver babies and provide pre-natal and post-natal care
Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases to government authorities
Communicate health promotion, disease, illnes and accident prevention to patients
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
Child abuse registry check
Immunization records
Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver's licence
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
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Large caseload
Large workload
Overtime required
Ability to Supervise
5-10 people
Work Location Information
Rural area
Remote location
Various locations
Willing to relocate
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Interpersonal awareness
Values and ethics