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Opportunity ID:
2022-0806
Location:
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Truro, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:

Requisition ID: 132505 

Opportunity Type: Temporary 

 

About This Opportunity

Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Site Specialty Lead for Hospitalists at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre in the Northern Zone. Reporting to the Zone Medical Executive Director, the Site Specialty Lead carries overall responsibility of the delivery of hospitalist clinical services at Colchester East Hants Health Centre in collaboration with the Department Head of Family Medicine.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures that medical staff of the Department are compliant with the Bylaws and Rules and regulations of the NSH 
  • Brings forward issues and perspectives of Department Medical Staff at the applicable site to the Zone Executive Director and/or Zone Department Head for consideration and/or resolution
  • Serves as Physician Lead for Emergency Preparedness activities
  • Assists in managing site overcapacity issues from Department’s perspective by being the point of contact for Department medical staff
  • Ensures service continuity is maintained through Department scheduling practices, including but not limited to establishing an equitable on-call schedule, and approving and managing vacation
  • Chairs, regular department meetings and attends other committee meetings as required, or assigned by the Zone Medical Executive Director or Zone Department Head
  • Participates in the monitoring of standards, quality, and utilization of resources of the Department in the zone; including all the necessary reporting and auditing as required
  • Participates in any clinical services planning for the Department
  • Participates in respectful workplace responsibilities as needed in conjunction with relevant Department Head
  • Participates in recruitment/retention activities for the Department; this includes providing an up-to-date roster of Department medical staff
  • Participates in new hire and onboarding processes as needed in conjunction with the Department Head
  • Participates in Leadership development and shows a commitment to lifelong learning and acquisition and refinement of leadership capabilities
  • Leads the incident review process for the site, in liaison with Quality and Patient Safety representatives, including all required family meetings

Qualifications

  • MD licensed in Nova Scotia and privileged with Nova Scotia Health
  • Application Deadline:      May 13, 2022
    Annual Compensation:  $15,000
    To submit your expression of interest please provide a cover letter and CV.

Community Details

Truro is home to more than 12,000 residents and a thriving business community. Residents of Truro enjoy active living. They often boast about Victoria Park, a natural 400 acre woodland park in the centre of town, and their state-of-the art recreation centre (Rath Eastlink Community Centre) that offers an NHL sized arena, a competition-sized (25m) swimming pool, a water slide, a fitness centre, and a rock climbing wall. Truro is known for its excellent education offerings for students of all ages in English and French, particularly its high school level arts programs and extra-curricular performances. Truro is home to a campus of Nova Scotia Community College, The Institute of Human Services Education, and the Agricultural Campus of Dalhousie University. Truro is conveniently located less than one hour's commute to Halifax and 30 minutes to the Halifax International Airport.

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.

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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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.