Requisition ID: 110705
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration: Other
The Department of Health & Wellness offers competitive incentive programs to help you choose a practice that suits your career goals, and help transition into your new life in Nova Scotia. For more information on these programs and to determine your eligibility, please contact Department of Health and Wellness Physician Resources, Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca
About This Opportunity
A solo practice opportunity is currently available in central Lower Sackville. This solo practice is located in a building with other solo practitioners. The incoming physician would be responsible for hiring their own administrative staff. This practice currently has a patient roster which an incoming physician would inherit, so no need to build from scratch. There is another solo practice opportunity that allows you to build your practice from scratch.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention
- consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’
- act as a patient’s advocate
- prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations
- report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements
- The practitioner’s in the building operate a walk-in clinic to support after-hour patient care
- The incoming physician can join the walk-in clinic practice schedule if interested
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 (NSH) 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.