Requisition ID: 137520
Opportunity Type: Locum
Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program
For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca
About This Opportunity
Porter’s Lake Medical Clinic is currently seeking a physician interested in locum opportunities in Musquodoboit Harbour, a short 40 minute drive from Halifax. In addition to family practice, this position also offers the opportunity to provide coverage for a 16-bed in-patient unit and the low-acuity emergency department at the Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital CEC as part of a rotation with several other physicians. The call schedule for the emergency department is currently 1:6
Opportunities to locum with the tri-facilities are also available, these facilities include Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital and Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital in Sheet Harbour.
The incoming physicians do not need to live in the Musquodoboit region.
The position is compensated through the CEC hourly rate of $161.22/h and offers competitive overhead.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention
Consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’
Act as a patient’s advocate
Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations
Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements
The largest region in Halifax is predominately known for its outdoor adventure of cycling, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking and camping. In this region is also the picturesque Musquodoboit River, an outdoor enthusiast’s haven. Running through the majority of the area, it is nearly 100 kilometres long, making it an ideal canoeing and kayaking location!
The Musquodoboit Valley has hidden gems waiting to be discovered throughout the region (plus, North America’s largest hummingbird sculpture!).
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.