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South Shore Regional Hospital
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

The Internal Medicine Group at the South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH) is recruiting for an additional Internal Medicine physician to join their collegial group of seven. Subspecialties include General Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Respirology, and Intensive Care.  Preference will be given to an Internal Medicine Physician with subspecialty training in Cardiology or experience in Cardiology or Endocrinology. The group use an EMR (MedAccess) and strongly encourage the successful applicant to use this also.

Expected to participate in the call schedule for ICU and IM as well as provide outpatient care appropriate to their subspecialty. Call covers the SSRH along with offering advice and transferring patients from the nearby Fishermen's Memorial Hospital in Lunenburg and Queen's General Hospital in Liverpool.

Compensation is fee for service with flexible vacation time.

The SSRH offers echocardiography, exercise stress testing with nuclear imaging and dobutamine stress testing, pacemaker insertion and follow up, endoscopy (therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy), PFTs and a Sleep Lab. There is a Cardiac Rehab Clinic managed by a Nurse Practitioner in collaboration with Internal Medicine Physicians.

The SSRH is a community site for the Internal Medicine program at Dalhousie University with approximately 6-7 residents per year. This provides an opportunity to work as a preceptor with medical students & residents.

Bridgewater offers affordable housing in a semi-urban setting with lots of amenities including the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre which has a hockey arena, six lane 25-metre swimming pool and library. Visit the Bridgewater website at for more information.

Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and maintain certification of competency. As well, candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Support is available for a site visit and relocation as well as possible additional financial incentives.


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