Requisition ID : 35053
Opportunity Type : Locum
Estimated Annual Salary : 250,000 - 300,000
Type of Remuneration : Daily Rate
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs :
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives :
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About This Opportunity
Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) is seeking locum hospitalists to join their team. The majority of patients within this hospital are rostered to our team of seven hospitalists, with the Internal Medicine Department primarily serving as a consulting service.
Also, the hospitalists cover call for a Quick Response Team (QRT) which attends a variety of emergencies outside of the code blue with an expected 15 minute response time.
Dartmouth General Hospital is an acute care hospital with 24-hour emergency, inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, and critical care that has been operating since 1976.
Located in Dartmouth, it serves approximately 300,000 people each year from Dartmouth and Halifax Regional Municipality.
DGH has 122 inpatient beds and 8 intensive care unit beds. The facility offers extensive outpatient services, outreach programs, and medical diagnostics and also has an extensive surgical program, including :
To learn more about DGH, view this short video.
provide direct patient care for patients admitted to the hospitalist service at the DGH
provide a full range of clinical care that includes but is not limited to requesting consultation as required, the completion of patient referral form, and associated patient follow-up
ensure all laboratory, imaging, and other reports initiated by the Physician are received and reviewed
ensure that patients are appropriately notified / consulted regarding results in a timely manner
coordinate care with members of the interprofessional team for the provision of quality care, including regular interdisciplinary team meetings, quality rounds, and quality reviews
demonstrate a commitment to delivering the highest quality care and maintenance of competence
participate in systemic quality process evaluation and improvement such as patient safety and practice audit
attend site-based physician meetings as outlined by the Head, Department of Family Practice, Central Zone
Known affectionately as the City of Lakes, Dartmouth sits across the harbour from Halifax, sharing its urban energy and cosmopolitan feel but with a charm all its own : see for yourself, here!
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.