The perfect place to “Practice!”

As a professional you have the choice to live and work almost anywhere you may choose. So why live and practice here on Nova Scotia’s South Shore? The answer for many lies in the richness of lifestyle this area of the world affords. An opportunity to enjoy a work/life balance which is the envy of many. To “practice” both professional and personal pursuits. We invite you to learn more about our area and the many benefits it offers by visiting our “Why Practice Here?” page.

South Shore Health delivers a wide range of hospital and community-based health services to the 60,000 residents of Lunenburg and Queens Counties. South Shore Health’s more than 1100 employees and over 100 medical staff are committed to a high standard of professional and technical excellence. We work together with our volunteers and other partners in health to make our community the health leader in Nova Scotia.

There is a strong network of primary care across the District that includes health centres in Bridgewater, Caledonia, Chester, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay and New Germany. The District currently requires physicians in:

Family Medicine
– Bridgewater
– Caledonia
–  Chester
– Liverpool
– New Germany
New Opportunity – Bridgewater & Area Family Health Centre

– Be a valued member of an interdisciplinary team.
– Located only steps from the South Shore Regional Hospital, providing access to a wide range of specialty services and supports.
– A turn-key operation, competitive rates, electronic medical records, and administrative services.
– A unique opportunity to develop a well-rounded family practice experience under an attractive alternate payment plan.

For more information on the Family Health Centre click here.

  • Emergency Medicine

  • General Pathology

  • Hospitalist
    South Shore Health is seeking a Hospitalist to provide in-patient care for unattached medical and rehabilitation patients within the South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater.  Click here (PDF) for more information.

Please note: Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia.

Inquiries and applications may be directed to:

Dr. Christian Pugh
Chief of Staff
South Shore Health
90 Glen Allan Drive
Bridgewater NS B4V 3S6
CanadaTelephone:  902-527-5057
Fax:  902-527-5269
[email protected]
Marlene Wheatley Downe
Acting Director of Health Services
Primary Health Care/ Chronic Disease Management
South Shore Health
Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital
PO Box 1180, Lunenburg
Nova Scotia, B0J 2C0Telephone: 902 634-7356
Fax: 902 634-3257
[email protected]

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