Requisition ID: 45184
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternate Payment Plan
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program; Tuition Relief
About This Opportunity
North Queen’s Community Health Centre in Caledonia is seeking a part-time or full-time physician to join their family practice. The new physician will provide family practice care to the community of Caledonia while working in collaboration with two Nurse Practitioners (1 full and 1 half time). In addition, weekly lab services, bi-weekly mental health and addictions service, diabetes education, weekly opiate-use disorder clinic and monthly clinical nutrition are available. The North Queen’s Community Health Centre is run by a community board, which is pivotal in the community providing fantastic community support for providers and the Health Centre.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention
Consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’
Act as a patient’s advocate
Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations
Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements
full-time or part-time
Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
Eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Caledonia offers a P-12 school and local amenities. It is in close proximity to Kejimkujik National Park and Historic site offering Nova Scotia’s only Dark Sky Preserve. This area offers affordable housing and amazing opportunity for camping, hiking, canoeing, sightseeing, enjoying white sand beaches, lake waters, coastal bogs and wildlife. Excellent area to explore an interest in hobby farming and acheive the rural life-work balance you are looking for. Learn more about practicing at the North Queens community Health Centre.
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.