Family Medicine or Nurse Practitioner - Yarmouth
Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, CA
5d ago

Responsibilities

include but are not limited to :

  • 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
  • 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‚Äôs health needs
  • participate in quality improvement and evaluation activities
  • utilize an electronic medical record (EMR) and record all relevant patient details in a provincially approved EMR
  • Expected Hours

    Full time or part time - currently is part-time, but we can accomodate more, or have more than one physician offering part-time hours at different times

    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)

    Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

    Community Details

    Yarmouth is located at the southwestern most tip of Nova Scotia serving a population of approximately 60,000 in three counties.

    Affordable housing is available on stunning ocean and lake-frontage properties. Yarmouth is the recreational, entertainment and shopping hub of the southwest area.

    There is so much to enjoy about the Southwestern end of Nova Scotia, including a unique and storied Acadian French history and beaches that take your breath away! Yarmouth is also connected to the United States through an international ferry service that makes cross border adventures possible with ease.

    Our enviable combination of urban amenities and rural natural beauty offers an excellent quality of life for the people that live here.

    Nova Scotia offers the medical professional opportunities found in larger cities while maintaining a work-life balance in livable, walkable, and affordable communities.

    For more details on living and practicing in Yarmouth, please watch Edge of Everywhere video, and visit Town of Yarmouth and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.

    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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