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Opportunity ID:
2024-1428
Location:
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Truro, Nova Scotia
Opportunity:
Permanent

Requisition ID: 177710

Opportunity Type: Part Time, Full Time, Locum, Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: $250,000 - $350,000

Type of Remuneration: Sessional

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Yes

For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca

About This Opportunity

The Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) is seeking full and part-time Emergency Physicians to join their team. Locum opportunities are also immediately available. CEHHC is a beautiful new facility with ample natural light and friendly staff. This Level 2 emergency department serves approximately 32,000 patients annually, across the life spectrum. Emergency practice is supported by a variety of specialties including internal medicine, surgery, psychiatry, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, urology, and anesthesia. CT scanning is available 24/7 as is 24/7 in house respiratory therapy. Potential for collaboration with nurse practitioners with established practice supporting the emergency department. CEHHC boasts the latest in bedside technology including bedside ultrasound, video laryngoscopy, and a newly completed simulation lab. Opportunities for mixed practice (ie hospitalist/EM, family practice /EM) are also available. Truro is 45 minutes from the Halifax Stanfield international Airport, and one hour from Halifax. It hosts one of the largest civic parks in Canada featuring extensive trails for skiing, hiking and mountain biking.

Responsibilities

  • duties include full scope of practice as an emergency physician providing care to patients within the eastern 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

  • full-time
  • part-time
  • locum
  • shift lengths vary from 6-10 hours

Qualifications

Community Details

Truro is home to more than 12,000 residents and a thriving business community. Residents of Truro enjoy active living. They often boast about Victoria Park, a natural 400 acre woodland park in the centre of town, and their state-of-the art recreation centre (Rath Eastlink Community Centre) that offers an NHL sized arena, a competition-sized (25m) swimming pool, a water slide, a fitness centre, and a rock climbing wall. Truro is known for its excellent education offerings for students of all ages in English and French, particularly its highschool level arts programs and extra-curricular performances. Truro is home to a campus for Nova Scotia Community CollegeThe Institute of Human Services Education, and the Agricultural Campus of Dalhousie University. Truro is conveniently located less than one hour's commute to Halifax and 30 minutes to the Halifax International Airport. 

Locally-crafted wine? Winter adventures? Fresh lobster? This beautiful part of the province has something for everyone. It's as diverse in landscape as it is in recreational opportunities. Spanning from the warm water beaches of the Northumberland Straight to the surreally stunning Bay of Fundy, the region features vibrant towns, the province’s best downhill skiing, festivals and events galore, and a terroir ideal for the production of wine. 

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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Northern Zone: Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, and Pictou

Locally-crafted wine? Winter adventures? Fresh lobster? This beautiful part of the province has something for everyone – it’s as diverse in landscape as it is in recreational opportunities. Spanning from the warm water beaches of the Northumberland Straight to the surreally stunning Bay of Fundy, the region features vibrant towns, the province’s best downhill skiing, festivals and events galore.