Family Physician - Canso
Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
Canso, NS, CA, B0H 1H0 CA
23h ago

Requisition ID : 45501

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

Other Incentives : Community

About This Opportunity

The community of Canso has an opportunity for one full-time physician. There is opportunity to engage in research and / or teaching positions with Dalhousie University, if that is of interest.

The local community hospital, Eastern Memorial Hospital, serves the population in the eastern portion of Guysborough County.

The nearest regional hospital, St. Martha's Regional Hospital, is approximately 130 kilometres from Canso. The compensation model for the position is an alternate payment plan (APP).

The family practice office is community owned and staffed with administrative support.


Duties include full scope of practice as a family physician providing care to patients within the eastern zone and participating in call.

The physician will be responsible to the Zone Department Head of Family Practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice, and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

  • part-time
  • flexible scheduling
  • Qualifications

  • 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)
  • membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • Community Details

    The community of Canso is located on the north eastern part of mainland Nova Scotia near Chedabucto Bay. Within the District of Guysborough, Canso offers scenic beauty along coast and access to trail systems where you can enjoy the outdoors.

    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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