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Wellness Program Coordinator

May 16, 2023 | Job Postings

Full-time Position

Position Overview

Based in Fredericton the New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is the voice of the medical profession in New Brunswick, providing province-wide representation and advocacy for all physicians. As the provincial division of the Canadian Medical Association, the NBMS exists to represent physicians and advocate for the health of New Brunswickers.  

NBMS Wellness provides support to physicians and their families, medical residents, and medical students who may be coping with the demands of practice, relationships, addiction, and other mental health or life challenges. The mission is to support physicians and medical learners in protecting their resiliency and finding the joy in medicine and in life.

Reporting to the Manager, NBMS Wellness, the Wellness Program Coordinator assists in the design, organization, execution and evaluation of programs related to physician health.  The NBMS Wellness Coordinator will coordinate key programs and assist in the development of new programming.

Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

The New Brunswick Medical Society is committed to developing and supporting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment for both physicians and staff. We encourage applicants from equity-deserving populations to self-identify in their application, as we will give preference to these applicants. If you have questions about how the New Brunswick Medical Society can ensure a safe place of employment for you, or how the hiring process can accommodate your needs, we invite you to reach out to the contact person listed in this ad.

Duties and Responsibilities

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • coordinate key physician health and wellness programs
  • conduct research for new programs and assist in establishing and developing programs accordingly
  • provide referrals for support outside of established programs on an as needed basis
  • provide back-up clinical intervention for physicians in terms of triage, assessment, advocacy, and referrals
  • provide staff support, to the Physician Wellness committee
  • participate in the development of strategic initiatives that promote physician wellness
  • assist in developing educational and interventional initiatives / programs which address health and wellness concerns for students, residents, physicians and their family members
  • assist in preparing reports

Position Location and Hours of Work

This flexible, full-time, 35 hours per week position is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  For the right candidate, a home office elsewhere in New Brunswick may be considered. Work outside the normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to accommodate client needs will be required from time to time.  After-work commitments can be expected are usually predictable and planned well in advance. Flexible to travel within the province of New Brunswick and maintain a valid driver’s license.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, nursing or equivalent, or recognized background in healthcare


  • English, however, priority will be given to bilingual candidates (French/English)


  • minimum of 3-years of project coordination experience and/or case management specific to healthcare track record of successful project delivery with effective reporting and communication on project status

 Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate appropriately with a variety of stakeholders
  • strong project coordination skills at every stage: program development (including completing needs assessments with specialized populations, developing program pilots, program descriptions, participant tracking and reporting, etc.)
  • communication and program evaluation knowledge regarding wellness issues in healthcare
  • recognized for your attention to detail, critical thinking, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize deliverables
  • knowledge of and experience in case management, and working with specialized populations
  • proven ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • proficient in Microsoft Office
  • knowledge and ability to lead effective educational sessions
  • value a positive work culture and comradery with your colleagues
  • ability to work hard and have fun

What can the New Brunswick Medical Society offer you?    

  • a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, health and dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and retirement savings plan  
  • a positive and inclusive work culture  
  • interesting, stimulating work with a professional membership   
  • meaningful involvement in shaping NB’s health care system  

How to apply?  

  • candidates are required to demonstrate on their resume how, when and where they have acquired the qualifications and skills required for this position   
  • please send a cover letter and resume in chronological order to Lisa LePage, Chief Operating Officer, by June 9th, 2023   
  • only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
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