Family Physician (Palliative Care): Digby, Yarmouth & 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 breathtaking farmers markets, 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 3 hour commute to the capital city.

There is a full-time Palliative Care Physician position available to provide coverage to Digby, Yarmouth, and Shelburne Counties. Third year competency in palliative care or equivalent is required for this position. A supportive interdisciplinary palliative care team is in place and consists of Palliative Care Nurses, Social Workers, Administrative Assistant, and Program Manager.

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

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