Support Staff Employment Opportunity


Student Health Centre UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#066-17.18Closing Date:August 30, 2017 4:00PM
Employment Group:MEDSalary or Rate:As per NB Medical Pay Plan for General Practitioners
Employment Date:(tentative)September 11, 2017Hours per Week:Full-Time (29 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)Renewable 8 Month TermFunding:University Budget


This position is responsible to the Director of Student Health and Clinical Chief. The Student Health Centre falls within the Student Services portfolio. Physicians at the University of New Brunswick provide medical care for full-time students of both UNB and St. Thomas University. This included a wide variety of physical, emotional and situational problems, which present either urgently or electively.
This position is an ongoing renewable term working 8 months out of the year. The incumbent will work September to April each year with varying start and end dates.
Representative Responsibilities
   Assessment of each individual patient as they present with either isolated medical, emotional or situational problems or long term medical illnesses or disabilities. The scope and variety of patients and their problems is extensive and may include respiratory tract infections; chronic illnesses such as diabetes and asthma; chronic and acute psychiatric illnesses; injuries and sport related illnesses; sexuality, sexually transmitted infections and birth control counselling; school related stress disorders and anxiety.
   Referrals to other health related professionals including physiotherapists, medical specialist and dietitians are arranged either urgently or electively as determined by the physician.
   Counselling on health education and patient choices for topics such as smoking cessation, nutrition, safe sex practices and healthy lifestyle habits.
   Available to collaborate or provide consult to the Nurse Practitioner when the diagnosis and/or treatment plan is unclear or is not within the NP scope of practice.
   Available for consult or collaboration regarding the outreach immunization program and allergy injections provided by a nurse and nurse practitioner.
   Membership or eligibility for membership in New Brunswick Medical Society, College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick, and Department of Family Practice.
   General practitioner licensed to practise medicine in New Brunswick.
   An interest in the traditional university-aged student is a must.
   An interest in the fields of sexual and mental health.
   Experience with young adults would be an asset.
   Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
   Ability to contribute positively to team dynamics.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full-time**


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.