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Nova Scotia Health Authority


Canada-Nova Scotia-Halifax

Posted 11 Days AgoCMAJ-821-1564926

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Nova Scotia Health Authority

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Community-Based Respirologist

Central Zone,

Nova Scotia Health Authority 

Central Zone of Nova Scotia Health Authority is seeking a full-time, community-based Respirologist to start in September 2018.The successful candidate will be eligible for staff privileges at Dartmouth General Hospital, a 150 bed acute-care community hospital, to work within a group of 12 internists. Responsibilities include provision of hospital-based Respirology services such as bronchoscopy, pulmonary function test interpretation and inpatient consultations. Participation in the general internal medicine call schedule and provision of medical-surgical ICU coverage is required. Establishment of an outpatient community-based Respirology practice is expected. Remuneration is fee-for-service, except for ICU, which is via an alternate payment plan.  Dartmouth is a vibrant community that is a 15-minute drive from Halifax. The downtown core offers many dining, cultural and shopping opportunities. Dartmouth is known as “the city of lakes” with many public and residential lakes to take advantage of within the community.  

Candidates must hold FRCPC (or equivalent) in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Respirology. Academic appointment rank at Dalhousie University will be based on qualifications and experience. The position provides opportunities to collaborate with members of the Division of Respirology, such as teaching students at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The Department of Medicine is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.   

Applicants should submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae along with references to NSHA Central Zone Respirology Search Committee c/o Jean Young, Room 1620H, Dartmouth General Hospital, 325 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, NS  B2Y 4G8  or by email to  by April 3, 2018.


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