Requisition ID: 104461
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000
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
The Western Zone has several full time/part time/locum positions in various Emergency Departments across the western part of Nova Scotia. In particular, Soldiers Memorial Hospital (SMH) is seeking an Emergency Physician for full-time. The successful candidate may also participate in teaching through the Annapolis Valley site family medicine residency program and/or with medical students through Dalhousie University.
As the successful candidate you will join a province-wide network of Emergency Departments, referral centres, and integrated air/ground EMS system providing quality care to acutely ill and injured patients in Nova Scotia.
The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team at your Emergency Department site providing leadership in the resuscitation and stabilization of major trauma patients and critically ill patients that present to the Emergency Department. You will also be expected to appropriately assess and manage the full spectrum of emergency medicine presentations from injury (minor to major), to unexpected and undifferentiated medical and surgical illness in all ages, to mental health emergencies.
- provide leadership in the resuscitation and stabilization of major trauma patients and critically ill patients
- appropriately assess and manage the full spectrum of emergency medicine presentations from injury to unexpected and undifferentiated medical and surgical illness in all ages, to mental health emergencies
Located near the centre of the Annapolis Valley, Middleton - otherwise known as "The Heart of the Valley" - is a scenic town with a population of approximately 2,000. The community values diversity, opportunity, and partnership while serving as a regional centre for business, education, health, and recreation. Discover what it is like to work study, live or play in tranquil Middleton!
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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.