Requisition ID: 45229
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 50,000 - 100,000
Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:
About the Opportunity
Amherst Chronic Pain Service consists of an interdisciplinary team; physician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist and clinical therapist. The team is supported by a coordinator who is shared with three other chronic pain services; Truro, New Glasgow and Antigonish.
The Chronic Pain Service team provides an outpatient consultation service centered around team interdisciplinary assessments and group based persistent pain self-management programs. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside allied health professionals to improve medical management of the chronic pain population. The primary care physician will have opportunities to connect with the physician group working in the Provincial Pain Network.
Part - time
The team runs its service one day a week, currently Thursdays, at the Cumberland Regional Health Center, Amherst
Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS).
The Town of Amherst is located at the northeast end of the Cumberland Basin, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. Known as the gateway to Nova Scotia's culture and heritage, Amherst is the second largest "small town" in Nova Scotia and is known for its vibrant and active community. Home to the Amherst Ramblers, a junior hockey league, a popular running club, and an annual baseball tournament, an active lifestyle is present in everyday life. Walk, run, cycle, snowshoe or ski along Amherst’s picturesque 1.25 km marshside trail! No matter the season, there is something in Amherst for everyone. In addition to sport recreation activities, Amherst has an abundance of heritage centres that promote the tourism and business sector. With dozens of independent boutiques, services, restaurants, and chain stores, you'll find all you need here. We are a central hub in close proximity to. We're just a two hour drive from Halifax, 90 minutes from Stanfield International Airport, an hour from Prince Edward Island, and 40 minutes from Moncton, New Brunswick.
Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.