Family Physician - Care by Design
Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
2d ago

Responsibilities

  • deliver comprehensive primary health care services to practice patients of all ages and stages of health or illness with particular focus on geriatric care
  • round on patients at the long term facility no less than once a week and be on call between 8 : 00 a.m. 5 : 00 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • work with other providers in the geographical network to provide evening and weekend coverage
  • utilize an electronic medical record (EMR) and record all relevant patient details in a provincially approved EMR which is common and accessible to all collaborating team members
  • Expected Hours

  • permanent or locum, part-time
  • minimum requirement to round on patients once a week
  • shared evening and weekend call
  • Qualifications

  • 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)
  • 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.

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