Requisition ID: 168116
Opportunity Type: Locum
Estimated Annual Salary: 0 - 25,000
Type of Remuneration: Daily Rate
About This Opportunity
Woodlawn Medical Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia is seeking a short term locum to cover a six week leave for a family physician. This locum opportunity starts approximately March 15, 2024 and runs until April 30, 2024. The locum daily rate is $1200. Please review the Locum Program information.
This modern clinic is located a short drive from downtown Dartmouth and comfortable commute from Halifax. The clinic is a large collaborative practice with family physicians, nurse practitioners, family practice nurses and specialists on site; they are seeking family physicians to join their team in a full time and a part time role. The clinic is well maintained, professionally managed and fully supported by friendly administrative staff.
To discuss this opportunity, please contact Glenna McLellan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention
Consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’
Act as a patient’s advocate
Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations
Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements
This is a locum position. Details to be discussed with clinic.
Dartmouth is a great place for getting outside and appreciating its natural beauty on land and water. In addition to its green spaces, the City of Lakes boasts 23 lakes that provide opportunities for kayaking, windsurfing, canoeing and swimming. Lake Banook is a world-class paddling course, where regattas are often held. The city features many parks and walking trails and easy access to the unspoiled coastal beauty of the Eastern Shore.
The urban centre across the harbour from downtown Halifax offers visitors everything from family restaurants, global cuisine, breweries and brewpubs, celtic pubs, and romantic bistros to traditional bakeries and fish & chip shops. On Saturdays, the Alderney Landing Farmers' Market provides marketgoers with an amazing selection of baked goods, ethnic dishes, and more..
Known affectionately as the City of Lakes, Dartmouth sits across the harbour from Halifax, sharing its urban energy and cosmopolitan feel but with a charm all its own: see for yourself, here!
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.