Requisition ID: 34429
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Site Visit Program; Relocation Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program; Tuition Relief
About This Opportunity
Pictou County Family Medicine is seeking a family medicine physician to join their collaborative practice that includes one nurse practitioner, one family practice nurse, and one pharmacist.. This practice uses an up-to-date electronic medical records (EMR) system.
Physicians receive support and services from Aberdeen Hospital (AH), the regional acute care facility serving Pictou County. Completed in 2017, the emergency department at AH underwent an extensive redevelopment to improve the layout and workflow of the existing space. Physicians can refer patients to the One Door Chronic Disease Management Centre to address the needs of clients diagnosed with diabetes and/or cardiovascular health issues. In addition, the centre provides a Diabetic Education Clinic on site in Pictou two days each week.
AH offers a wide range of primary and secondary services through inpatient, outpatient, and community-based services and programs.
cancer and supportive care
maternal and child services
mental health and addiction services
nutrition and diabetic counselling
obstetrics and gynecology
opportunity offers flexibility
full-time or part-time hours
37.5 hours per week (excluding on-call time)
46 weeks per year
requires some on-call work
delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to practice patients of all ages and stages of health or illness
clinical services (shadow billable and non-shadow billable) 35 hours per week
clinical support services (e.g. practice support, capacity building) 2.5 hours per week
all family physicians must be eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
Located in Pictou County, historic New Glasgow was established in 1835. The town played a vital role in the early days of settlement as a port entry, means of transportation, and export of lumber and coal. New Glasgow's rich history is complemented by the community's close-knit, friendly environment. It is ideally situated along the Northumberland Strait, where you’ll find a welcoming community with hard-working and down-to-earth people enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Just minutes from the beautiful beaches, join us, and fill your lungs with salty sea air and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer.
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 (NSH) 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.