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Nova Scotia Health Authority

Family Physicians

Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Hatchet Lake, Windsor, Musquodboit Valley CMAJ-681e-1522906

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Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job Description

The Central Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority has several practice opportunities in communities across the region…

Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

Dartmouth is seeking multiple family physicians to join their community of over 60 family physicians. Located across the harbour from downtown Halifax, Dartmouth offers the energy and feel of urban living with a distinct charm all of its own. Current practice opportunities in Dartmouth range from smaller group practices of family physicians to larger groups of family physicians and specialists. Each family practice has experienced office staff to keep the practice running smoothly and efficiently. All practice opportunities use an electronic medical record and are compensated through a fee for service payment model. Full and part-time opportunities are available.

The community of
Hatchet Lake is seeking three full-time family physicians to join the Hatchet Lake Medical Centre. Located 15 minutes from downtown Halifax and just minutes from the shore, this family practice offers the best of both worlds for living and working. If you are seeking a country-like setting with access to lakes and trails, but also within close proximity to shopping centres and downtown Halifax, Hatchet Lake is the place for you! Hatchet Lake Medical Centre is a busy family practice composed of four full-time family physicians, three part-time family practice nurses, and a satellite mental health clinician.

The community of
Windsor is seeking multiple family physicians to work in a collaborative team environment. Located in the heart of Nova Scotia, Windsor offers the benefits of rural living and is a short drive to Halifax and Kentville! The family physicians in Windsor provide primary care, long term care and inpatient care to its residents. The recruited physician will work in a group practice within an existing collaborative team, or develop a team with newly recruited or established family physicians in the Windsor area. There are multiple locations and payment options available.

The community of
Musquodboit Valley is seeking a Family Physician to join the Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) team at the Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital. Nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia, the CEC team serves Musquodoboit Valley and surrounding areas. The team provides same day or next day access to primary health care, as well as emergency care between 8 am and 8 pm daily. 911 services provide overnight emergency care. The CEC Family Physician provides care to patients in the Emergency Department, the family practice clinic, and on the inpatient unit as well as to the residents of the local nursing home. The CEC is supported by an EMR and the Family Physicians are generously compensated through an APP funding model.

Support is available for site visits and relocation.

Job Requirements

Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:

Katie Meisner
Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
tel: 902.487.0205

Contact Information

Nova Scotia Health Authority
Katie Meisner
Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
Posting Date: 11-Jul-2017Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician Open 13 ASAP
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