Requisition ID: 133685
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 - 400,000
Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Site Visit Program; Relocation Program
For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca
About the Opportunity
The Outpatient Psychiatry Team of four is seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join them. The successful candidate will provide direct clinical psychiatric outpatient care for children and adolescents as well as emergency department services in conjunction with the crisis team. The office will be based at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital with potential clinics in Digby and Shelburne.
Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) was originally founded in 1912 and has developed into a vast health care complex serving the 60,000 people of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby Counties. Located in Yarmouth, YRH has 124 inpatient beds and provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient and satellite programs:
- Dalhousie School of Nursing
- veteran’s unit
- chronic pain clinic
- kidney clinic
- alternate level of care unit
- ambulatory care
- cancer care centre
- cardiac investigation and respiratory services
- continuing care
- diabetes education
- diagnostic imaging
- emergency medicine
- falls prevention
- intensive care unit
- mental health and addictions services
- obstetrics and gynecology
- occupational therapy
- palliative care
- pre-natal clinic
- public health
- recreation therapy
- spiritual care
- stroke program
- surgical unit
- provide care to outpatient clinic for patients under the age of 19
- participate in program development, like the behaviour disorders and early psychosis intensive program
- offer consultations to other physicians and rural clinics
- contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
- contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned
Yarmouth is located at the southwestern-most tip of Nova Scotia, serving a population of approximately 60,000 in three counties. Affordable housing is available on stunning ocean and lake-frontage properties. Yarmouth is the recreational, entertainment and shopping hub of the southwest area. There is so much to enjoy about the Southwestern end of Nova Scotia, including a unique and storied Acadian French history and beaches that take your breath away!
Yarmouth is also connected to the United States through an international ferry service that makes cross border adventures possible with ease. The enviable combination of urban amenities and rural natural beauty offers an excellent quality of life for the people who live here. Nova Scotia offers the medical professional opportunities found in larger cities while maintaining a work-life balance in livable, walkable, and affordable communities.
For more details on living and practicing in Yarmouth, please watch Edge of Everywhere video, and visit Town of Yarmouth and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.
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.