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Opportunity ID:
2021-0595
Location:
Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 104461 

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: Tuition Relief; Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program 

Other Incentives:  

About This Opportunity

The Western Zone has several full time/part time/locum positions in various Emergency Departments across the western part of Nova Scotia. In particular, Soldiers Memorial Hospital (SMH) is seeking an Emergency Physician for full-time. The successful candidate may also participate in teaching through the Annapolis Valley site family medicine residency program and/or with medical students through Dalhousie University. 

 

As the successful candidate you will join a province-wide network of Emergency Departments, referral centres, and integrated air/ground EMS system providing quality care to acutely ill and injured patients in Nova Scotia.

 

The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team at your Emergency Department site providing leadership in the resuscitation and stabilization of major trauma patients and critically ill patients that present to the Emergency Department. You will also be expected to appropriately assess and manage the full spectrum of emergency medicine presentations from injury (minor to major), to unexpected and undifferentiated medical and surgical illness in all ages, to mental health emergencies.

Responsibilities

  • provide leadership in the resuscitation and stabilization of major trauma patients and critically ill patients
  • appropriately assess and manage the full spectrum of emergency medicine presentations from injury to unexpected and undifferentiated medical and surgical illness in all ages, to mental health emergencies

Expected Hours

  • full-time
  • part-time
  • locum

Qualifications

Community Details

Located near the centre of the Annapolis Valley, Middleton - otherwise known as "The Heart of the Valley" - is a scenic town with a population of approximately 2,000. The community values diversity, opportunity, and partnership while serving as a regional centre for business, education, health, and recreation. Discover what it is like to work study, live or play in tranquil Middleton! 

 

Middleton is a town with something for everyone. Picture breathtaking views in all seasons, year-round special events, and diverse community groups to match your interests. Community and Economic Development programs provide a wide range of active-living town recreation and business experiences to please everyone. Live at low cost in this thriving community surrounded by the best of Nova Scotia's 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.

 

Next Steps...

Confirm Eligibility

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Recruitment Process

Submit Your Résumé

Submit your cover letter and résumé to our recruitment consultants online via email or visit our contact us page for more submission options.

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Gather More Information

Please contact our recruitment team or our physician ambassadors with any questions you may have about this position or what it’s like to practice in Nova Scotia.

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Incentives

Western Zone: Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West

The best of the land matched with the best of the sea. Of anywhere in Nova Scotia, the Western Zone may best represent this wonderfully intriguing – and tasty – marriage. Between the countless lighthouses that dot the coastline, authentic fishing villages bring in their catch. And thanks to the valley’s fertile soil, and dedicated vintners, a glass of world-class wine can always accompany your fresh seafood.