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Medical Director

New Brunswick Public Health Laboratory, Dr.-Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre, Moncton, NB

Public Health New Brunswick in conjunction with Vitalité Health Network is looking for a candidate for the position of New Brunswick Public Health Laboratory Medical Director. This position offers the unique opportunity to be part of a newly designated provincial public health lab for which construction of a new lab space is already underway. The candidate will be influential in shaping the direction of the new laboratory.

This rewarding position will be located in Moncton, New Brunswick. The Province of New Brunswick, the only officially bilingual province in Canada, offers beautiful scenery, outdoor sports, vibrant cities and welcoming people.

The New Brunswick Public Health Laboratory is located at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (UHC), in Moncton NB. The laboratory provides public health testing for more than 800,000 New Brunswickers and supports Public Health New Brunswick in its initiatives to protect the population. The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC is a provincial referral centre due to its highly specialized services, as well as a teaching and research centre.

The candidate will join the dynamic team of Public Health New Brunswick staff, Public Health Laboratory professionals, medical microbiologists and infectious disease consultants from all regions of New Brunswick. The successful candidate will also work collaboratively with members of the Regional Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department of Vitalité Health Network and Horizon Health Network.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position combines leadership in the delivery of public health laboratory diagnostics for the Province of New Brunswick and the provision of patient care with the potential for academic activities and research.

As Medical Director of the New Brunswick Public Health Laboratory, the successful candidate will exercise a strategic leadership role and provide expertise in all areas of microbiology to Public Health committees, the Ministry of Health and the Regional Health Authorities. The candidate will participate in the development of the overall vision and strategic orientation of the Public Health Laboratory, based on organizational priorities, in particular, regarding infectious disease diagnosis and micro-organism characterization, referral services and specialized tests, quality assurance and continuous improvement, surveillance of infectious diseases, investigation of outbreaks, emergency preparedness and response to threats of microbial origin, and research and development of new tests.

Applications will be accepted
until April 29, 2024 at 23:59 AST