August 23, 2017 ~ Central Health has announced the recruitment of new specialist physicians to the hospitals in Grand Falls-Windsor and Gander.
Eleven physician specialists have been added in total, with four going to Grand Falls-Windsor: a urologist, a pediatrician, an anesthetist, and a psychiatrist.
Dr. Jeff Cole, VP Medical Services, pointed out the role of existing Central Health physicians in attracting new talent. He is quoted in Central Health’s August 23rd news release:
“Physician recruitment has a number of challenges, including national competition for a limited pool of specialists. Physicians already working with Central Health play an important role in our ability to attract, recruit, and retain physicians. Not unlike other professions, physicians want to work with people they studied or worked with before, and they want to work in a collaborative and healthy work environment. I want to thank physicians at both regional referral centres for their interest and participation in recruiting medical staff. These new recruits strengthen services across the health region.”
Read more in the Central Health News Release