Requisition ID: 133079
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
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About This Opportunity
The community of Canso has an opportunity for family physicians to join their team. There is opportunity to engage in research and/or teaching positions with Dalhousie University, if that is of interest. The local community hospital, Eastern Memorial Hospital, serves the population in the eastern portion of Guysborough County. The nearest regional hospital, St. Martha's Regional Hospital, is approximately 130 kilometres from Canso. The compensation model for the position is an alternate payment plan (APP). The family practice office is community owned and staffed with administrative support.
- duties include full scope of practice as a family physician providing care to patients within the eastern zone and participating in call
- the physician will be responsible to the zone department head of family practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice. They will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
- week-on/week off scheduling with family practice, inpatient, and emergency room coverage expected
- on-call for each week-on
The community of Canso is located on the north eastern part of mainland Nova Scotia near Chedabucto Bay. Within the District of Guysborough, Canso offers scenic beauty along coast and access to trail systems where you can enjoy the outdoors.
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.