Requisition ID: 100558
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Tuition Relief; Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program
About This Opportunity
South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH) in Bridgewater, has an opportunity for a General Practitioner in Oncology to care for cancer patients on the South Shore in the Oncology Unit. SSRH Oncology Unit serves the growing number of patients accessing chemotherapy services and provides comfortable and private area for patients. Oncology unit, features a satellite pharmacy for preparation of drugs used in chemotherapy which allows an opportunity for cancer patients to receive an unprecedented level of pharmacy involvement in education and treatment. The unit has excellent nursing and specialist support. Bridgewater serves Lunenburg and Queens Counties. This position is available immediately and there is flexibility to allow two interested candidates to share the position as 2 x 0.5FTE .
- Providing outpatient clinical services to the cancer patients of the SSRH Oncology Unit.
- Full-time hours (1.0 FTE)
- Flexibility to allow two interested candidates to share the position as 2 x 0.5FTE
- Patient load is variable
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, as shown in NOW! Lunenburg.
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.