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Chronic Pain Service Primary Care Physician -  0.2 FTE Sessional Opportunity

The Amherst Chronic Pain Service consists of an interdisciplinary team; physician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist and clinical therapist. The team runs its service one day a week, currently Thursdays, at the Cumberland Regional Health Center, Amherst. The team is supported by a coordinator who is shared with three other chronic pain services; Truro, New Glasgow and Antigonish. The Chronic Pain Service team provides an outpatient consultation service centered around team interdisciplinary assessments and group based persistent pain self-management programs. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside allied health professionals to improve medical management of the chronic pain population.  The primary care physician will have opportunities to connect with the physician group working in the Provincial Pain Network. 

Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:

Shirley Symes

Physician Recruitment Consultant  

34 Prince Arthur Street

Amherst, NS   B4H 1V6

Cell: 902-664-7197

Fax: 902-667-0807



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