Requisition ID: 45558
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 100,000 - 150,000
Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Site Visit Program; Relocation Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:
About This Opportunity
Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) has an opportunity for a General Practitioner in Oncology to care for cancer patients in South West Nova Scotia in the Oncology Unit. YRH Oncology Unit serves the growing number of patients accessing chemotherapy services and provides comfortable and private area for patients. The oncology unit features a satellite pharmacy for preparation of drugs used in chemotherapy which allows an opportunity for cancer patients to receive an unprecedented level of pharmacy involvement in education and treatment. The unit has excellent nursing and specialist support. This position is available immediately to join the two current GP Oncology physicians providing outpatient clinical services to the cancer patients of the YRH Oncology Unit 5 days a week. A training stipend may be available should a FM physician with no oncology expertise be interested in this position. Yarmouth is located at the southernmost tip of Nova Scotia serving a population of 58,000 in three counties. This position is available immediately.
- Part-time hours (0.4 FTE)
- Patient load is variable
- Candidates must be eligible for certification by College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).
- must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS).
- successful completion of training in Oncology as determined via partnership with Cancer Care Nova Scotia
Support is available for a site visit, relocation, as well as additional training in oncology.
Yarmouth is located at the southwestern most tip of Nova Scotia serving a population of approximately 60,000 in three counties. Affordable housing is available on stunning ocean and lake-frontage properties. Yarmouth is the recreational, entertainment and shopping hub of the southwest area. There is so much to enjoy about the Southwestern end of Nova Scotia, including a unique and storied Acadian French history and beaches that take your breath away! Yarmouth is also connected to the United States through an international ferry service that makes cross border adventures possible with ease.
Our enviable combination of urban amenities and rural natural beauty offers an excellent quality of life for the people that live here. Nova Scotia offers the medical professional opportunities found in larger cities while maintaining a work-life balance in livable, walkable, and affordable communities.
For more details on living and practicing in Yarmouth, please watch Edge of Everywhere video, and visit Town of Yarmouth and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.
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.