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Opportunity ID:
2021-0690
Location:
Aberdeen Hospital
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 117377 

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: Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program; Tuition Relief 

 

About This Opportunity

Aberdeen Hospital (AH) is seeking two full-time Emergency Medicine Physicians to join their team. AH, originally founded in 1895 and located in the historic town of New Glasgow, is the regional acute care facility serving residents of Pictou County. Completed in 2017, the emergency department at AH underwent an extensive redevelopment to improve the layout and workflow of the existing space. All rooms are equipped with critical care equipment, and the 25,000 square-foot space features two isolation rooms and specialty rooms including triage rooms and two trauma bays with direct access to the helipad. The Level 2 emergency department provides 24/7 access to emergency services. 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
  • orthopedics
  • palliative care
  • pediatrics
  • physiotherapy
  • radiology

Responsibilities

  • on call and no more than 20 minutes away from hospital
  • 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 is defined at 1340 hours per annum, and will involve rotational shift work, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • current shifts are 8h or 10h in length, with 10h of double coverage per day
  • with additional physicians we will be transitioning to casino style 6h overnight shifts and 8h daytime shifts
  • occasional rotations through other Northern Zone Emergency Departments may be required to meet critical operational requirements, however the primary site of work will be the Aberdeen Hospital

Qualifications

Community Details

Established in 1835, the historical town of New Glasgow is located Pictou County. Overlooking the banks of the East River of Pictou, New Glasgow is at the center of the province's fourth largest urban area.Comprised of the five towns of New Glasgow (location of the Aberdeen Hospital), the County of Pictou, Pictou, Trenton, Stellarton, Westville, and Pictou Landing First Nation, Pictou County is ideally situated along the Northumberland Strait. You’ll find a welcoming community with hard-working and down-to-earth people, enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Just minutes from beautiful beaches, join us and fill your lungs with salty sea air, and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer. In your practice, enjoy a collegial atmosphere with access to the tools you need to do your job.
 
Rich in culture, entertainment, and history, come and build the fast- or slow-paced life you desire in Pictou County.

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

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.

 

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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.