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South Shore Regional Hospital
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

The South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH), in Bridgewater, is seeking permanent and locum physicians for our Hospitalist program. Our program currently consists of three Hospitalist lines covering 15-18 patients of mixed acuity. Our site is close knit and very collegial, providing ample support and a rewarding work experience.
Remuneration is $1372.81 per day for the full-line.  Call is an extra $400 per night on a weekend or $300 per night on a weekday, plus fee-for-service billings for anyone seen after 5pm and before 8am. 
The setting for our program is the SSRH, which is a friendly and collegial workplace where everyone actually does know your name. The hospital houses a 24 hour level III Emergency Department and district trauma centre, 5 bed ICU, 3 operating suites, skilled nursing staff and Helipad for emergency airlift to Halifax.  Inpatient Units includes Surgical, Medical, Obstetrics & Nursery, ICU, and Mental Health.
Interested candidates must be fully licensed or be eligible for full or restricted licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • be accountable for appropriate workload and practice
  • provide care and coordination of community-based care, and secondary and tertiary level heath care
  • operate within the Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • participate in quality improvement and evaluation activities

•all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS) 
•coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), or proof of alternative coverage
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

Community Details:
The Town of Bridgewater is located along the LaHave River and is surrounded by the coastal beaches and fishing communities of the south shore. It is the largest town in this region with a population of over 8,500. Self-titled "The Main Street of the South Shore," Bridgewater has long been established as the primary commercial and professional service centre in the southern half of the province. The community boasts a diverse local economy and is home to larger national and international employers. Physicians build a life and career they love in this beautiful town, as shown in NOW! Lunenburg.


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