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Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Department of Psychiatry of Dalhousie University and Mental Health and Addictions, Central Zone, NSHA has an excellent opportunity for a family physician (FP) to work on the general psychiatric units within the Mental Health Program.
The position would involve a unique team approach to inpatient care where Mental Health Hospitalists provide comprehensive, compassionate high-quality care, which involves patients as active participants in their own care. All aspects of the position would require the FP to work with multi-disciplinary teams in an enthusiastic manner with the capacity for self-direction.
The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:
• Medical degree and current registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
• Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills
• Ability to maintain clear records of patient evaluations and clinical thought process
• Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
• Must be eligible for medical staff privileges with the Nova Scotia Health Authority
Remuneration commensurate with qualifications and experience and is based upon a highly competitive Alternative Funding Plan.
The Halifax Regional Municipality, made up of several communities (including Halifax), has a reputation for friendliness and boasts a rich diversity of recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
For information on licensure in Nova Scotia please consult the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia website at
Send your application with a current cv and the names and addresses of three referees to: Dr. Scott Theriault Dalhousie University, Department of Psychiatry
8th Floor, Abbie J. Lane Building, 5909 Veterans' Memorial Lane Halifax, NS B3H 2E2


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Central Zone: Halifax, Eastern Shore, and Windsor-West Hants

From the modern yet historic city of Halifax, to the rugged and wild Eastern Shore, this region of Nova Scotia is a compelling study of contrasts. The largest city east of Montreal, Halifax is the cosmopolitan centre, bursting with restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and nightlife. But just a short drive (or bike ride) out of the city, the allure of nature envelopes you. Imagine dinner and the theatre at night, surfing and hiking the next morning.