Family Medicine - Canning
Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
Canning, Nova, Ca
2d ago

Requisition ID : 35155

Opportunity Type : Permanent

Estimated Annual Salary : 250,000 - 300,000

Type of Remuneration : FFS - Fee For Service

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs :

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives :

Other Incentives :

About This Opportunity

Canning Medical Clinic is seeking a part-time physician to join this rural practice with one other physician. The clinic is closely affiliated with the physicians at Mud Creek Medical in Wolfville.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in inpatient care at Valley Regional Hospital (VRH), help support the after-hours clinic in Wolfville, or offer support in other avenues during after hours to care for the patient population.

VRH opened its doors to patients in 1992. The hospital serves the people of Kings and Annapolis Counties, and provides specialty services as a referral centre for the Annapolis Valley and other areas of Western Nova Scotia.

Located in Kentville, VRH is a 137 inpatient bed facility that provides inpatient, outpatient, and satellite care to approximately 80,000 residents.

Services :

  • ambulatory care
  • cardiovascular services
  • clinical dietetics
  • community cancer services
  • diagnostic imaging
  • emergency medicine
  • intensive care unit
  • laboratory services
  • medical and surgical unit
  • mental health and addiction services
  • obstetrics
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative care
  • pediatrics
  • physiotherapy
  • psychiatry
  • rehabilitation services
  • Responsibilities

  • ensure the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to patients of all ages and stages of health or illness
  • be accountable for appropriate workload and practice
  • continuum of patient care with health care providers within your practice and / or community
  • provide care and coordination of community-based care, secondary and tertiary level heath care
  • build to capacity within the first two years
  • operate within the Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • work toward same day or next day access for the practice population
  • work in collaboration with other team members in the practice to best suit the community’s health needs
  • work with other providers to provide after-hours access and emergency coverage when required
  • participate in quality improvement and evaluation activitie
  • utilize an electronic medical record (EMR) and record all relevant patient details in a provincially approved EMR which is accessible to all collaborating team members
  • Qualifications

  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
  • 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)
  • Community Details

    Canning is a village that offers historic charm and warm community atmosphere. It is located near breathtaking, unique destinations such as The Bay of Fundy (one of North America’s Seven Wonders), Blomidon Provincial Park , Kingsport beach, Houston beach, The Look Off , Scots Bay , Cape Split , and more.

    Blomidon Estate , a local winery, is nestled nearby on the shores of the Minas Basin.

    Canning offers lots of places to explore, play, and have fun!

    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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