Requisition ID: 146572
Opportunity Type: Permanent
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About This Opportunity
The Opiate Recovery Program in Truro and New Glasgow is looking for Physician support. You would be working with a team of experienced physicians, nurses and social workers providing support to clients participating in the Opiate Recovery Program. Mentoring, orientation and support will be provided within the team.
- 3- hour clinics up to 3 times per week.
- Time is paid through sessional hours.
- Clients are booked at 15 mins intervals, so within a 3 hour clinic up to 12 clients may be booked. For physicians new to this work clients can be booked at 30 mins intervals to allow for orientation and support.
- Flexibility in clinic days/times is available– weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, intermittent clinics as long as scheduled at least a month in advance.
Established in 1835, the historical Town of New Glasgow is located Pictou County. Overlooking the banks of the East River of Pictou. New Glasgow is at the centre of the province's fourth largest urban area and home to the Aberdeen Hospital. Comprised of the five towns of Pictou County, Pictou, Trenton, Stellarton, Westville, and Pictou Landing First Nation. Pictou County is ideally situated along the Northumberland Strait. You’ll find a welcoming community with hard-working and down-to-earth people, enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Just minutes from beautiful beaches, join us and fill your lungs with salty sea air, and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer. In your practice, enjoy a collegial atmosphere with access to the tools you need to do your job.
Rich in culture, entertainment, and history, come and build the fast- or slow-paced life you desire in Healthy Pictou County.
Truro is home to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre CEHHC), the regional hospital which serves a population of approximately 75,000 and is 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.
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.