Family Physician - Sheet Harbour Family Practice
Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
Sheet Harbour, NS, CA, B0J 3B0 CA
5d ago

Requisition ID : 34937

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 : Provincial Locum Program

About This Opportunity

Sheet Harbour Family Practice is seeking a full-time physician to join this group practice of three family physicians.

Located at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital (ESMH), the family physician provides care to patients in the emergency department, the family practice clinic, the five bed inpatient unit, as well as to the residents of the adjacent long term care facility Harbourview Lodge.

ESMH opened in 1976 to service the eastern coast of Halifax Regional Municipality. Located in Sheet Harbour, ESMH is a 16-bed facility that provides inpatient, outpatient, and community-based care as well as 24-hour emergency medicine.

It is also attached to continuing care centre Harbourview Lodge Continuing Care centre where the successful candidate will provide care.

Services :
  • acute care
  • acute care
  • ambulatory care
  • clinical nutrition
  • diagnostic imaging
  • diabetic clinic
  • emergency medicine
  • home care nova scotia
  • laboratory services
  • mental health and addiction services
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative and respite care
  • physiotherapy
  • public health
  • recreational services (adult day program)
  • social services
  • Responsibilities

  • 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

  • permanent, full-time
  • shared call to emergency department (approximately 1 : 3)
  • Qualifications

  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
  • all family physicians must be eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
  • membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • Community Details

    Sheet Harbour is a rural community on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. Our region is home to pristine coastline, rich culture, quiet surroundings, and a low cost of living.

    With a close proximity to major urban areas, you are never far from what you want and need in Sheet Harbour.

    Nestled among a multitude of small coves and inlets along the eastern shore of Nova Scotia, Sheet Harbour is a down-home friendly village that offers its residents a low cost of living, very low crime rate, and access to a wide variety of recreational amenities.

    It’s a slower, relaxed pace. There is no traffic and no parking metres here, and kids can play and build castles from sand.

    We have a fine selection of restaurants and retail foodn services, as well as fitness centres and tourist accommodations.

    Fish, kayak, swim, shop, and eat in our quaint community!

    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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