Requisition ID : 36932
Opportunity Type : Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary : 300,000 - 350,000
Type of Remuneration : Hourly Rate
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
Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) and Digby General Hospital (DGH) are seeking emergency physicians to fill a 1.5 FTE between the two hospitals.
Both hospitals are located in the southwest region of Nova Scotia and serve the population of approximately 60,000, in three counties.
The successful candidate may also participate in teaching through the family medicine residency program based in Yarmouth and / or with medical students through Dalhousie University.
YRH was originally founded in 1912 and has developed into a vast health care complex serving the 58,000 people of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby Counties.
Located in Yarmouth, YRH has 124 inpatient beds and provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient and satellite programs :
DGH, historically founded in 1924, provides medical care to residents of the surrounding areas including primary, inpatient, restorative, and ambulatory care as well as day surgery.
Located in Digby, the 20-bed medical and alternate level of care (ALC) unit works closely with the collaborative emergency centre (CEC) in Annapolis Royal and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
DGH also has a 13-bed restorative care unit that supports patients through rehabilitation.
Services include :
Yarmouth and Digby are located at the southwestern end of Nova Scotia serving a population of approximately 60,000 in three counties.
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 Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.
Digby is located right along the Bay of Fundy. Affordable housing is available on stunning ocean and lake frontage properties with world-class whale watching, authentic fishing villages, some of the best most succulent seafood, local vineyards, hiking, cycling, kayaking, golfing and safe communities for you and your family!
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.