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Opportunity ID:
2022-0923
Location:
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 146459 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

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

The Glace Bay Primary Care Clinic (PCC) is located at Senator’s Heath Centre in downtown Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. The Glace Bay PCC provides temporary primary care access to patients registered on the Need a Family Practice registry and living in the Glace Bay community cluster*.
The clinic provides appointments for people who have an immediate health care need that requires care. Patients can make an appointment with a healthcare provider at the clinic while they continue to remain on the registry to find a family practice. 
The clinic currently has Nurse Practitioners, a Registered Nurse (Family Practice Nurse) and access to a Social Worker and Dietitian. An EMR is utilized and report follow up can be done through the EMR.
 

*The Glace Bay Community Cluster includes all communities within the following geographic boundaries: Glace Bay, Dominion, Reserve Mines, Donkin- Port Caledonia, Birch Grove- Tower Road, Gardiner Mines, Port Morien, Round Island- Black Brook and Area.
 

Responsibilities

  • physician will be responsible to the zone department head of family practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice, and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority

Expected Hours

  • Can accommodate full days or any number of hours a physician can offer

Qualifications

Community Details

Glace Bay, located on Cape Breton Island, is one of the communities in the Eastern Zone. Kitchen parties are a way of life in this quaint and historic mining town. Glace Bay has a population of around 15,000 people at all stages of life, including physicians and their families: see for yourself, here! There are several elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school to accommodate growing families. Here, you will join a community-oriented group of friendly, vibrant people who take part in local gatherings and festivals to celebrate their history and region.
Within Glace Bay are amenities like grocery stores, a local and gym facility, and local and national restaurants. Just 25 minutes away from Sydney, the region’s urban centre and location of Cape Breton Regional Hospital, you are never far away from exactly what you need. In Cape Breton, you are also never far from unreal beauty to hike, swim, cycle, or golf. Parks, hiking trails, and the view of lifetime is around every corner.
In addition, the region remains young and vibrant thanks to nearby Cape Breton University, located 15 minutes away from Glace Bay.

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

Eastern Zone: Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough

Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)! Nova Scotia’s Guysborough County and Cape Breton Island are the centre of Atlantic Canada’s Gaelic culture. Kitchen parties are a way of life here, and you’re never far from the Highlands that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. Here, the view of a lifetime lives around every corner, and the friendliest people live in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.