Requisition ID: 103372
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000
Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Site Visit Program; Relocation Program
For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca
About the Opportunity
The Department of Internal Medicine at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, NS seeks to recruit a full time Neurologist. Our neurology service functions as a referral center for Cape Breton Island and covers a broad and diverse array of neurological conditions, including specialty clinics for MS, EEG and EMG studies, and stroke inpatient service supported by a multidisciplinary team. The successful applicant will work with two other Neurologists to provide services to the area. The Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the surrounding communities have a population of 130,000. This Neurology position is full time with teaching opportunities. There is an on call requirement that allows a positive work life balance.
Cape Breton Regional Hospital is a 250 bed tertiary care institution that provides a broad range of medical care to patients in the Eastern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. The radiology service at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital includes an interventional service and is equipped to provide a full range of diagnostic imaging.
Sydney is a vibrant port city on the edge of the beautiful Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Cape Breton Regional Municipality is the second largest municipality in the province of Nova Scotia. With a population of approximately 115,000, Cape Breton Island is known for its rich Celtic culture and stunning scenery. You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We host an array of shops, restaurants, golf courses, entertainment and amenities including an airport, with direct flights to Toronto and Halifax. In addition, the region remains young, diverse and vibrant as it is the home to Cape Breton University.
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!
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.