130. A physician, dentist or pharmacist wishing to practise his profession in a hospital centre must send to the executive director a form of application for appointment in accordance with the regulations.
The committee of examination of titles of the council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists, the composition of which is determined by by-law, shall consider the application of the candidate and shall report to the council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists within 30 days of the receipt of the application by the executive director.
The council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists shall then send a recommendation to the board of directors within the ensuing 30 days in the case of an application for appointment by a physician or a dentist, and to the executive director in the case of an application for appointment by a pharmacist.
The board of directors shall send a written decision to the physician or dentist within 90 days of the receipt of the original application by the executive director.
In the case of a hospital centre affiliated with a university, the board of directors shall take the decision after consultation with the university in accordance with the terms of the contract of affiliation.
The board of directors of a hospital centre shall accept or refuse the candidature of a physician or dentist taking into account the organization plan contemplated in section 70, the number of physicians and dentists provided for in such organization plan and the resources available and the special requirements of the centre.
The council may also refuse the candidature of a physician or dentist on the basis of criteria of the qualifications, scientific competence or conduct of the physician or dentist, having regard to the special requirements of the hospital centre.
Every refusal must be substantiated in writing.
Within 30 days after accepting a candidature, the council must notify the regional council concerned.
1974, c. 42, s. 48; 1978, c. 72, s. 31; 1981, c. 22, s. 89; 1984, c. 47, s. 177; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375.