Psychiatry - New Glasgow
IWK Health Centre
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
4d ago

About the Opportunity

Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHCC) is seeking a psychiatrist to join their 44-member multidisciplinary team to provide outpatient mental health and addiction care.

The successful candidate will mainly provide direct clinical outpatient care and emergency department services in conjunction with the crisis team.

Colchester East Hants Health Centre opened its doors to patients in 2012. Located in Truro, it serves as the main acute care facility for the residents of Colchester and East Hants Counties.

Rooted in community support, the health centre has 122 inpatient beds and offers a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, and satellite services.

Services :

  • addiction services
  • ambulatory care
  • anesthesia
  • cancer and supportive care
  • cardio respiratory
  • chronic pain services
  • diabetes education services
  • diagnostic imaging
  • dialysis unit
  • dietary and nutrition services
  • emergency medicine
  • hearing and speech
  • inpatient psychiatric unit
  • intensive care unit
  • laboratory services
  • medical units
  • mental health outpatient services
  • nutrition and diabetic counselling
  • obstetrics
  • palliative care
  • pharmacy
  • public health
  • rehabilitation services inpatient and outpatient
  • respiratory therapy
  • spiritual care services
  • surgical unit
  • urology service
  • volunteer services
  • women and children’s unit / services
  • wound care services
  • Responsibilities

  • provide 24 / 7 hospital and on 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
  • Expected Hours

  • full-time, part-time
  • on call requirement
  • Qualifications

  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the (CPSNS)
  • all specialists must be eligible for certification with the (RCPSC)
  • membership with the (CMPA)
  • Community

    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 of 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.

    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.

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