Requisition ID: 34423
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 - 400,000
Type of Remuneration: Hourly Rate
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Site Visit Program; Relocation Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Tuition Relief; Debt Assistance
Other Incentives: Psychiatry Stabilization Strategy; Enhanced Locum Incentive
About the Opportunity
Northern Zone; including Colchester East Hants Health Care Centre (CEHHC), Cumberland Mental and Addiction Services, and New Glasgow Community Health Centre; is seeking a full-time/part-time psychiatrists to join a cohesive team consisting of inpatient and community outpatient social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, and psychologists. CEHHC houses the Mental Health Inpatient Unit as well as the following services:
cancer and supportive care
chronic pain services
diabetes education services
dietary and nutrition services
hearing and speech
inpatient psychiatric unit
intensive care unit
mental health outpatient services
nutrition and diabetic counselling
rehabilitation services – inpatient and outpatient
spiritual care services
provide 24/7 hospital and call support to inpatient mental health and emergency departments
contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned
on call requirement
all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
all specialists must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Truro is home to more than 12,000 residents and a thriving business community. Residents of Truro enjoy active living. They often boast about Victoria Park, a natural 400 acre woodland park in the centre of town, and their state-of-the art recreation centre (Rath Eastlink Community Centre) that offers an NHL sized arena, a competition-sized (25m) swimming pool, a water slide, a fitness centre, and a rock climbing wall. Truro is known for its excellent education offerings for students of all ages in English and French, particularly its highschool level arts programs and extra-curricular performances. Truro is home to a campus for Nova Scotia Community College, The Institute of Human Services Education, and the Agricultural Campus of Dalhousie University. Truro is conveniently located less than one hour's commute to Halifax and 30 minutes to the Halifax International Airport.
Established in 1835, the historical Town of New Glasgow is located Pictou County. Overlooking the banks of the East River of Pictou. New Glasgow is at the centre of the province's fourth largest urban area and home to the Aberdeen Hospital. Comprised of the five towns of Pictou County, Pictou, Trenton, Stellarton, Westville, and Pictou Landing First Nation. Pictou County is ideally situated along the Northumberland Strait. You’ll find a welcoming community with hard-working and down-to-earth people, enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Just minutes from beautiful beaches, join us and fill your lungs with salty sea air, and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer. In your practice, enjoy a collegial atmosphere with access to the tools you need to do your job.
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.
Rich in culture, entertainment, and history, come and build the fast- or slow-paced life you desire in Healthy Pictou County. Locally-crafted wine? Winter adventures? Fresh lobster? This beautiful part of the province has something for everyone. It's as diverse in landscape as it is in recreational opportunities. Spanning from the warm water beaches of the Northumberland Straight to the surreally stunning Bay of Fundy, the region features vibrant towns, the province’s best downhill skiing, festivals and events galore, and a terroir ideal for the production of wine.
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.