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Opportunity ID:
2021-0664
Location:
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 114021 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 50,000 - 100,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan 

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

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:  

Other Incentives:  

About the Opportunity

South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH), located in the town of Bridgewater, has an opportunity for part-time (0.25 FTE) Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join its psychiatry department.  The psychiatrist will provide direct clinical psychiatric inpatient and outpatient care for children and adolescents. As well as emergency department services in conjunction with the crisis team.

Responsibilities

  • provide care to outpatient clinic for patients under the age of 18
  • participate in program development, like the behaviour disorders and early psychosis intensive program
  • offer consultations to other physicians and rural clinics
  • contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Expected Hours

  • Part time 
  • On call requirement 

Qualifications

Community Details

The Town of Bridgewater is located along the LaHave River and is surrounded by the coastal beaches and fishing communities of the south shore. It is the largest town in this region with a population of over 8,500. Self-titled "The Main Street of the South Shore," Bridgewater has long been established as the primary commercial and professional service centre in the southern half of the province. The community boasts a diverse local economy and is home to larger national and international employers. Physicians build a life and career they love in this beautiful town. 

Here, year-round activities like surfing, cycling, hiking, stand up paddleboarding, and sea kayaking await you. Love to sail, or have always wanted to learn? You've come to right place! Camp and explore Kejimkujik National Park or enjoy our abounding craft breweries and wineries. Art galleries and historical escapes provide hours of entertainment in your down time as your explore the wonderful surrounding communities. There is something for everyone in Bridgewater - and all within a one hour commute to Nova Scotia's capital city of Halifax!

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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Recruitment Process

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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.