Anesthesiology - Kentville
IWK Health Centre
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
2d ago

About the Opportunity

Valley Regional Hospital (VRH) is seeking an anesthesiologist to work with a team of eight anesthesiologists.

Valley Regional Hospital (VRH) opened its doors to patients in 1992. The hospital serves the people of Kings and Annapolis Counties, and provides specialty services as a referral centre for the Annapolis Valley and other areas of Western Nova Scotia.

Located in Kentville, VRH is a 137 inpatient bed facility that provides inpatient, outpatient, and satellite care to approximately 80,000 residents.

The facility completes approximately 5,800 cases / year with 800 deliveries / year. There is a full surgical program with after-hours surgical coverage for emergency and non-elective procedures.

Services :

  • ambulatory care
  • cardiovascular services
  • clinical dietetics
  • community cancer services
  • diagnostic imaging
  • emergency medicine
  • intensive care unit
  • laboratory services
  • medical and surgical unit
  • mental health and addiction services
  • obstetrics
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative care
  • pediatrics
  • physiotherapy
  • psychiatry
  • rehabilitation services
  • Responsibilities

  • work a full scope of practice as an anesthesiologist to provide care to the patients within Western Zone
  • participating in call shifts
  • provide support to the Western Zone if required, which includes day-time coverage and occasional overnight / weekend coverage.
  • be responsible to the Zone Anesthesia Department Head for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice
  • operate within the Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • full-time
  • equal participation in on call schedule (1 : 8)
  • Qualifications

  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the (CPSNS)
  • all specialists must be eligible for certification with the (RCPSC)
  • membership with the (CMPA)
  • Community Details

    Located in beautiful Annapolis Valley, is near several award-winning wineries, the Minas Basin - which boasts some of the highest tides in the world - and .

    It offers a vibrant arts community, a strong emphasis on work-life balance, and a variety of well-developed outdoor activities for its 6,200 residents.

    All within just a one-hour drive to Halifax and an international airport, Kentville is a rural town close to urban amenities.

    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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