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Opportunity ID:
Roseway Hospital
Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Requisition ID: 162339 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000 

Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:  

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About This Opportunity

Emergency Medicine physicians wanted for shift coverage in community hospitals in the Western Zone. This is a great opportunity for a family medicine and emergency medicine physicians to join the medical teams in Middleton, Digby, Yarmouth, Shelburne, Liverpool and Lunenburg. Requirements are up to date ACLS and PALS, ATLS is a preferred qualification. In addition, there is an opportunity to participate in teaching medical students and family practice residents from Dalhousie Medical School.


Duties include full scope of practice as an emergency physician providing care to patients within the zone

The physician will be responsible to the Zone Department Head for Emergency Medicine for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Expected Hours

Multiple opportunities exist.

  • full-time
  • part-time
  • locum


Community Details

The Western Zone of Nova Scotia offers many fantastic communities to live in with a short commute to one or more of the community hospitals in our zone. You can live in a safe friendly community with exceptional schools and recreation facilities.  Or base yourself in our capital city of Halifax and enjoy an easy commute to our community hospitals.

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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Recruitment Process

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Western Zone: Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West

The best of the land matched with the best of the sea. Of anywhere in Nova Scotia, the Western Zone may best represent this wonderfully intriguing – and tasty – marriage. Between the countless lighthouses that dot the coastline, authentic fishing villages bring in their catch.