Family Physician (Emergency): Shelburne

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 Western Zone is supported by three regional facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the three regional hospitals located in Bridgewater, Kentville and Yarmouth. The Zone encompasses the coastal beaches and fishing communities of the South Shore, the historic French communities on the Acadian Shore, and farmers markets, breathtaking apple orchards and vineyards of the Annapolis Valley. Western Zone is home to the centrally located Kejimkujik National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage recognized Bay of Fundy. There’s something for everyone in this region, all within a 1-3 hour commute to the capital city.

We are looking for an Emergency Department physician to fill a 0.75 FTE at the Roseway Hospital in the quaint Town of Shelburne. The hospital provides health care services to approximately 15,000 Shelburne County residents with the Emergency Department open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is an opportunity to provide office-based comprehensive primary care and inpatient care as well. Compensation for the Emergency Department is an hourly rate.

Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Candidates are required to have current ACLS, ALTS, BCLS and PALS. Having the College of Family Physicians of Canada ER certification would be considered to be an asset. Support is available for a site visit and relocation.

Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
Karma Chickoski, Physician Recruitment Consultant
Email:Karma.Chickoski@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-365-1701 Ext 3555