Locum Family Physician - Musquodoboit Valley CEC
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Musquodoboit, Nova, Ca
5d ago

Requisition ID : 35052

Opportunity Type : Locum

Estimated Annual Salary : 250,000 - 300,000

Type of Remuneration : APP- Alternate Payment Plan

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs :

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives :

Other Incentives : Provincial Locum Program

About This Opportunity

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital (MVMH) Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) is seeking a family physician for a locum opportunity.

The successful candidate will provide care to patients in the emergency department, the family practice clinic, and the inpatient unit as well as to the residents of the local nursing home.

The CEC is supported by a strong administrative team and fully utilizes an electronic medical record (EMR) system.

Nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia, the CEC team serves Musquodoboit Valley and the surrounding areas. The team provides same-day or next-day access to primary health care, as well as emergency care between 8 a.

m. and 8 p.m. daily. Overnight emergency care is provided through 911 services.


  • deliver comprehensive primary health care services to practice patients of all ages and stages of health or illness
  • work with other providers in the clinic to provide cross coverage and same day access Monday to Friday
  • work with other providers in the clinic to provide a plan for weekend availability and after-hours access and emergency coverage
  • participate in quality improvement and evaluation activities either developed in practice or as lead by Nova Scotia Health Authority or others
  • 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

  • full-time, part-time, locum
  • immediate start date - up to 6 months
  • 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)
  • Community Details

    Musquodoboit Valley Region is the largest area in Halifax Regional Municipality . Known for its outdoor adventure, camping, golfing, hiking, and undiscovered nature, it is where outdoor adventure is waiting to be discovered.

    In this region is also the picturesque Musquodoboit River , an outdoor enthusiast’s haven. Running through the majority of the area, it is nearly 100 kilometres long, making it an ideal canoeing and kayaking location!

    You will live in a close-knit community surrounded by beautiful farmland that boasts local amenities like bakeries and restaurants.

    The region hosts the Musquodoboit Harbour Farmers Market that is dedicated to promote and support local producers. People travel from surrounding areas to sample everything from fresh local organic produce and meats, to homemade pies, cookies, breads, cakes and preservative-free chocolates.

    No matter what you’re looking for house products, jewelry, or artwork you’ll find something to take home every Sunday. Plus, if you want to experience some big city living, you are only a short drive to Dartmouth and Halifax!

    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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