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Opportunity ID:
2022-0752
Location:
Valley Regional Hospital
Kentville, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 125560 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 - 400,000 

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 

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

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Tuition Relief; Debt Assistance 

Other Incentives:  

About the Opportunity

Valley Regional Hospital (VRH) is seeking a full-time dermatologist; this will be a Western Zone position with the opportunity to provide designated satellite clinics within the Zone. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Division of Dermatology in Central Zone and have access to subspecialty consultation and care. An opportunity may exist for teaching and mentoring of medical students and residents as well.

 

VRH opened its doors to patients in 1992. The hospital serves the people of Kings and Annapolis Counties, and provides specialty services as a referral centre for the Annapolis Valley and other areas of Western Nova Scotia. Located in Kentville, VRH is a 137 inpatient bed facility that provides inpatient, outpatient, and satellite care to approximately 80,000 residents. 


Services:

  • ambulatory care
  • cardiovascular services
  • clinical dietetics
  • community cancer services
  • diagnostic imaging
  • emergency medicine
  • intensive care unit
  • laboratory services
  • medical and surgical unit
  • mental health and addiction services
  • obstetrics
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative care 
  • pediatrics
  • physiotherapy
  • psychiatry
  • rehabilitation services

Responsibilities

  • full scope of practice as a dermatologist providing care to the patients within Western Zone
  • provide designated satellite clinics within the Western Zone
  • responsible to the Zone Internal Medicine Department Head for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice
  • operate within the Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of Nova Scotia Health

Expected Hours

  • full time, permanent

Qualifications

Community Details

Located in beautiful Annapolis Valley, Kentville is near several award-winning wineries, the Minas Basin - which boasts some of the highest tides in the world - and Acadia University. It offers a vibrant arts community, a strong emphasis on work-life balance, and a variety of well-developed outdoor activities for its 6,200 residents. All within just a one-hour drive to Halifax and an international airport, Kentville is a rural town close to urban amenities.

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.