Requisition ID: 115922
Opportunity Type: Temporary
Estimated Annual Salary: 0 - 25,000
Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:
About This Opportunity
VirtualCareNS is a virtual primary care clinic operated by Nova Scotia Health, in partnership with the Department of Health and Wellness. VirtualCareNS provides access to primary care for Nova Scotians on the Need a Family Practice Registry, based on date of registration, starting with those who live in the Northern and Western Zones.
Following a robust vendor selection process, Nova Scotia Health has partnered with Maple to provide the technology for this program. The primary care providers participating in this program are located and practicing in Nova Scotia. The program is intended to add to and not replace current family practice hours. It is expected that participating physicians continue their active family practice hours without any interruption to patient access.
- Flexible hours, hours of operation are 8am-8pm
- part-time, hours based on scheduled shifts
- Ability to maintain current level of commitment to all family medicine activities without interrupting patient access or scheduling
- Several years of practical experience in comprehensive family medicine
- A high degree of comfort working in a virtual environment
- Physician must be located in Nova Scotia
Why should you offer care through VirtualCareNS?
VirtualCareNS is centered around you, the physician. The program aims to fit within your availability and lifestyle preferences. By setting your own hours, you decide when and how often you work. The pilot approach allows you to have a say! VirtualCareNS allows physicians to provide feedback and recommendations to help shape the program over time.
For more detailed information, visit www.VirtualCareNS.ca
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.