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Opportunity ID:
2021-0689
Location:
Aberdeen Hospital
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 34429 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan 

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

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

 

About This Opportunity

Pictou County Family Medicine is seeking a several family medicine physicians to join one of their  two collaborative practices  at either Westside Clinic or Eastside Clinic,  that includes one nurse practitioner, one family practice nurse, and one pharmacist, and a social worker. This practice uses an up-to-date electronic medical records (EMR) system.

Physicians receive support and services from Aberdeen Hospital (AH), the regional acute care facility serving Pictou County. Completed in 2017, the emergency department at AH underwent an extensive redevelopment to improve the layout and workflow of the existing space. Physicians can refer patients to the One Door Chronic Disease Management Centre to address the needs of clients diagnosed with diabetes and/or cardiovascular health issues. In addition, the centre provides a Diabetic Education Clinic on site in Pictou two days each week.

 AH offers a wide range of primary and secondary services through inpatient, outpatient, and community-based services and programs.

Services:

  • anesthesiology
  • cancer and supportive care
  • diagnostic imaging
  • emergency medicine
  • family medicine
  • general surgery
  • internal medicine
  • maternal and child services
  • mental health and addiction services
  • nutrition and diabetic counselling
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • occupational therapy
  • ophthalmology
  • orthopedics
  • palliative care
  • pediatrics
  • physiotherapy
  • psychiatry
  • radiology

 

Expected Hours

  • opportunity offers flexibility
  • full-time or part-time hours
  • 37.5 hours per week (excluding on-call time)
  • 46 weeks per year
  • requires some on-call work

Responsibilities

  • delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to practice patients of all ages and stages of health or illness
  • clinical services (shadow billable and non-shadow billable) 35 hours per week
  • clinical support services (e.g. practice support, capacity building) 2.5 hours per week

Qualifications

Community

Located in Pictou County, historic New Glasgow was established in 1835. The town played a vital role in the early days of settlement as a port entry, means of transportation, and export of lumber and coal. New Glasgow's rich history is complemented by the community's close-knit, friendly environment. It is ideally situated along the Northumberland Strait, where you’ll find a welcoming community with hard-working and down-to-earth people enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Just minutes from the beautiful beaches, join us, and fill your lungs with salty sea air and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer.

 

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.

 

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Incentives

Northern Zone: Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, and Pictou

Locally-crafted wine? Winter adventures? Fresh lobster? This beautiful part of the province has something for everyone – it’s as diverse in landscape as it is in recreational opportunities. Spanning from the warm water beaches of the Northumberland Straight to the surreally stunning Bay of Fundy, the region features vibrant towns, the province’s best downhill skiing, festivals and events galore, and a terroir ideal for the production of wine.