Requisition ID: 36212
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program
For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca
About the Opportunity
Sydney, Nova Scotia is seeking psychiatrists to provide care to Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The successful candidate will join a cohesive team with established members from diverse backgrounds that provides high-quality care. The inpatient and community outpatient teams consist of social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, and psychologists.Sydney has three inpatient mental health units and three inpatient withdrawal management/detox units. In Cape Breton, satellite clinics for mental health and addictions operate in the following communities:
- New Waterford
- Glace Bay
- North Sydney
- provide on call coverage to inpatient mental health units and emergency departments
- provide in-house consultations (9 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and consultations by phone
- support community outreach teams
- provide a full scope of care to children, adults, and seniors
- support clozapine and depot clinics
- offer consultations for adults with neurodevelopment disorders
- contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
- contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned
- on call requirement
Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)!
Sydney is the historic capital of Cape Breton and largest urban centre on the island. From the harbourfront boardwalk complete with buskers and visiting cruise ships to the world’s largest fiddle, Sydney will be sure to charm you! Physicians and their families build rewarding lives and careers in Cape Breton; see for yourself, here! It is in convenient proximity to all the major attractions on the Island like the world famous Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in the beautiful village of Baddeck, and 6 amazing golf courses! You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We have a full array of shops, restaurants, services, entertainment and amenities. In addition, the region remains young and vibrant as it is home to Cape Breton University.
Music is a large part of our Scottish cultural background. Sydney is surrounded by many smaller communities, each one offering its own uniqueness to an interested person. Here, kitchen parties are a way of life and you’re never too far from the beautiful Highlands that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. You will experience the view of a lifetime around every corner, and surround yourself with the friendliest people in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.
Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.