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Opportunity ID:
2020-0582
Location:
Glace Bay Hospital
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 35242 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000 

Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program 

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program; Tuition Relief 

 

About This Opportunity

Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) in Sydney, Cape Breton, is seeking emergency physicians. CBRH opened its door to patients in 1995. Now, it is the second largest acute care facility in Nova Scotia that serves more than 200,000 patients a year. It is part of a four hospital complex that also includes Glace Bay, New Waterford Consolidated, and Northside General Hospitals. The successful candidate will also have opportunity to work in these surrounding communities.Located in the historic town of Sydney, CBRH has 162 acute care beds, 36 emergency beds, 23 intermediate and critical care beds, 40 maternal child beds, 52 mental health and addiction beds, and nine palliative care beds. The hospital provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient, and community-based programs.

Services:

  • anesthesiology 
  • cancer and supportive care
  • cardiac respiratory
  • diabetes education services
  • diagnostic imaging
  • dialysis
  • emergency medicine
  • general surgery
  • geriatric assessment and rehabilitation
  • intensive care unit
  • internal medicine
  • laboratory services
  • maternal/child support services
  • mental health and addiction services
  • neonatal care
  • nutrition and diabetic counseling
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • occupational therapy
  • ophthalmology
  • otolaryngology 
  • palliative care
  • physiotherapy
  • plastic surgery
  • social work
  • spiritual and religious care
  • volunteer services

Responsibilities

  • provide call coverage
  • care for inpatients at CBRH
  • consult and refer to other medical practitioners’
  • act as a patient advocate
  • prescribe and administer medications, treatments, inoculations, and vaccinations

Expected Hours

  • physician's choice: part-time, full-time, locum

Qualifications

Community Details

Glace Bay, located on Cape Breton Island, is one of the communities in the Eastern Zone. Kitchen parties are a way of life in this quaint and historic mining town. Glace Bay has a population of around 20,000 people at all stages of life, including physicians and their families: see for yourself, here! There are several elementary schools, a middle school, and a highschool to accommodate growing families. Here, you will join a community-oriented group of friendly, vibrant people who take part in local gatherings and festivals to celebrate their history and region.Within Glace Bay are amenities like grocery stores, a local and gym facility, and local and national restaurants. Just 25 minutes away from Sydney, the region’s urban centre and location of Cape Breton Regional Hospital, you are never far away from exactly what you need. In Cape Breton, you are also never far from unreal beauty to hike, swim, cycle, or golf. Parks, hiking trails, and the view of lifetime is around every corner. In addition, the region remains young and vibrant thanks to nearby Cape Breton University, located 15 minutes away from Glace Bay.

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.

 

Next Steps...

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Incentives

Eastern Zone: Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough

Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)! Nova Scotia’s Guysborough County and Cape Breton Island are the centre of Atlantic Canada’s Gaelic culture. Kitchen parties are a way of life here, and you’re never far from the Highlands that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. Here, the view of a lifetime lives around every corner, and the friendliest people live in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.