Join a group of seven. Subspecialties include General Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Respirology, and Intensive Care. Training or experience in Cardiology or Endocrinology a bonus.
South Shore Regional (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.
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. Incumbent is 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.
License and Eligibility
Candidates must be a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or eligible to take the Fellowship Exam in Internal Medicine. Must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.
Compensation is fee for service with flexible vacation time. In addition, specialists receive call stipends and other incentives as available through the Master Agreement of Nova Scotia.
Bridgewater is a waterfront town on the south shore of Nova Scotia, less than 1 hour from Halifax. It 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 www.Bridgewater.ca for more information.