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Opportunity ID:
2019-0232
Location:
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:
Part-Time

Looking to add an additional physician to join the family medicine prenatal/OBS group at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. The group runs a shared prenatal clinic with nurse and clerical support, providing prenatal and obstetrical care for 300-350 women per year.  The clinic runs six half-day clinics per week which are divided among the group. Call is shared equally (currently 1 in 5 with locum coverage for one weekend per month) and is self-scheduled at the monthly prenatal meeting. Remuneration is fee for service plus call stipend.

This is a highly collegial and pleasant group of physicians as well as excellent nursing staff. There is 24/7 obstetrician backup and anesthesia coverage, and part-time pediatric coverage. The more experienced members of the group are always available to assist in an emergency. The group teaches family medicine residents from the local residency program through Dalhousie University. There are many other opportunities in the community to build and shape a practice as desired.

Yarmouth is located at the southernmost tip of Nova Scotia serving a population of 58,000 in three counties.

Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by the Canadian College of Family Physicians 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.

 

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