Requisition ID: 156165
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 700,000 - 750,000
Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service
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 the Opportunity
The Department of Surgery at Colchester East Hants Health Centre seeks to recruit a (0.8 FTE) Urologist, preferably with Canadian certification. The successful applicant will be part of a team of Urologists serving Truro and extending to include the entire Northern Zone of Nova Scotia. The Urology service is equipped to provide a full range of specialized surgical care. The urology service provides ER on-call coverage 24/7 for Truro and the Northern Zone, as well as ambulatory clinics. The successful candidate is expected to be part of the call rota and participate in at least 1 in 4 call.
Colchester East Hants Health Centre opened its doors to patients in 2012. Located in Truro, it serves as the main acute care facility for the residents of Colchester and East Hants Counties. Rooted in community support, the health centre has 122 inpatient beds and offers a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, and satellite services.
- ED beds: 27 beds
- Inpatient beds: 81-91
- addiction services
- ambulatory care
- cancer and supportive care
- cardio respiratory
- chronic pain services
- diabetes education services
- diagnostic imaging
- dialysis unit
- dietary and nutrition services
- emergency medicine
- hearing and speech
- inpatient psychiatric unit
- intensive care unit
- laboratory services
- medical units
- mental health outpatient services
- nutrition and diabetic counselling
- palliative care
- public health
- rehabilitation services – inpatient and outpatient
- respiratory therapy
- spiritual care services
- surgical unit
- urology service
- volunteer services
- women and children’s unit/services
- wound care services
Truro is home to more than 12,000 residents and 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.
Locally-crafted wine? Winter adventures? Fresh lobster? This beautiful part of the province has something for everyone. It's as diverse in landscape as it is in recreational opportunities. Spanning from the warm water beaches of the Northumberland Straight to the surreally stunning Bay of Fundy, the region features vibrant towns, the province’s best downhill skiing, festivals and events galore, and a terroir ideal for the production of wine.
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.