Valley Regional Hospital (VRH) is seeking a full-time neurologist. This position provides consultative neurology services for Western Zone. Services include seeing patients in an office setting, in-patient consultation, and performing EMG and nerve conduction studies.
VRH opened its doors to patients in 1992. The hospital serves the people of Kings and Annapolis Counties, and provides specialty services as a referral centre for the Annapolis Valley and other areas of Western Nova Scotia.
Located in Kentville, VRH is a 137 inpatient bed facility that provides inpatient, outpatient, and satellite care to approximately 80,000 residents. The facility completes approximately 5,800 cases/year with 800 deliveries/year. There is a full surgical program with after-hours surgical coverage for emergency and non-elective procedures.
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work as a full scope of practice neurologist providing care to the patients within Western Zone
support Nova Scotia Health in advancing the delivery of neurology care by liaising with the applicable staﬀ within the zone and province
oﬀer consultation support to Western Zone, which includes day-time coverage and occasional overnight/weekend coverage
be accountable to the patient population in Western Zone by providing clinics and occasional satellite clinics that will require travel
responsible to the Zone Internal Medicine Department Head (or delegate) and ZMED for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice
operate within the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of Nova Scotia Health
Located in beautiful Annapolis Valley, Kentville is near several award-winning wineries, the Minas Basin - which boasts some of the highest tides in the world - and Acadia University. It offers a vibrant arts community, a strong emphasis on work-life balance, and a variety of well-developed outdoor activities for its 6,200 residents. All within just a one-hour drive to Halifax and an international airport, Kentville is a rural town close to urban amenities. Watch: Have It All
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.
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. And thanks to the valley’s fertile soil, and dedicated vintners, a glass of world-class wine can always accompany your fresh seafood.