Requisition ID: 164741
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 450,000 - 500,000
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 Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH), in Sydney, NS, is seeking a full time General Surgeon, preferably a Colorectal Surgery Fellowship trained physician or Surgical Oncology Fellowship trained physician, with an interest in colorectal health issues with a particular focus on rectal cancer. The successful candidate will be a part of a 6 fulltime physician team in general surgery. A candidate with one of these fellowships is preferred, but all interested surgeons are encouraged to apply. The opportunity is available immediately.
CBRH opened its door to patients in 1995. Now, it is the second largest acute care facility in Nova Scotia that serves more than 200,000 patients a year. It is part of a four-hospital complex that also includes Glace Bay, New Waterford Consolidated, and Northside General Hospitals. Located in the historic town of Sydney, CBRH has 162 acute care beds, 36 emergency beds, 23 intermediate and critical care beds, 40 maternal child beds, 52 mental health and addiction beds, and nine palliative care beds. The hospital provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient, and community-based programs.
- cancer and supportive care
- cardiac respiratory
- diabetes education services
- diagnostic imaging
- emergency medicine
- general surgery
- geriatric assessment and rehabilitation
- intensive care unit
- internal medicine
- laboratory services
- maternal/child support services
- mental health and addiction services
- neonatal care
- nutrition and diabetic counseling
- obstetrics and gynecology
- occupational therapy
- palliative care
- plastic surgery
- social work
- spiritual and religious care
- volunteer services
Responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient care, consultations with other physicians, surgical duties, endoscopy, and on-call duties with a 1/6 ratio.
Candidates must be certified, or eligible for certification, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia and satisfy the credentialing requirements of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. ( www.cpsns.ca )
Sydney is a vibrant port city on the edge of the beautiful Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Cape Breton Regional Municipality is the second largest municipality in the province of Nova Scotia. With a population of approximately 115,000, Cape Breton Island is known for its rich Celtic culture and stunning scenery. You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We host an array of shops, restaurants, golf courses, entertainment and amenities including an airport, with direct flights to Toronto and Halifax. In addition, the region remains young, diverse and vibrant as it is the home to Cape Breton University.
It is in convenient proximity to all the major attractions on the Island like the world famous Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in the beautiful village of Baddeck, and 6 amazing golf courses!
Music is a large part of our Scottish cultural background. Sydney is surrounded by many smaller communities, each one offering its own uniqueness to an interested person. Here, kitchen parties are a way of life and you’re never too far from the beautiful Highlands that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. You will experience the view of a lifetime around every corner, and surround yourself with the friendliest people in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.
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.