Family Physician - Dartmouth Medical Centre
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Dartmouth, Nova, Ca
6d ago

Requisition ID : 34923

Opportunity Type : Permanent

Estimated Annual Salary : 250,000 - 300,000

Type of Remuneration : FFS - Fee For Service

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 :

About This Opportunity

Dartmouth Medical Centre is seeking full-time family physicians to join this large collaborative practice. The practice is made up of more than 25 physicians (family physicians and specialists) and family practice nurses.

The clinic utilizes the Accuro electronic medical record (EMR) system.

Located in Dartmouth, the clinic is has beautiful views of the Halifax Harbour and offers rent subsidized suites. Dartmouth Medical Centre operates a busy duty clinic which serves patients of the practice as well as the community with same-day access.

Extra shifts are available for new physicians, if desired.

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 NSHA or others
  • utilize an electronic medical record (EMR) and record all relevant patient details
  • Expected Hours

  • permanent, full-time
  • shared call to the duty clinic
  • short-term and long-term locum opportunities
  • 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

    Dartmouth is a great place for getting outside and appreciating its natural beauty on land and water. In addition to its green spaces, the City of Lakes boasts 23 lakes that provide opportunities for kayaking, windsurfing, canoeing and swimming.

    Lake Banook is a world-class paddling course, where regattas are often held. The city features many parks and walking trails and easy access to the unspoiled coastal beauty of the Eastern Shore.

    The urban centre across the harbour from downtown Halifax offers visitors everything from family restaurants, global cuisine, breweries and brewpubs, celtic pubs, and romantic bistros to traditional bakeries and fish & chip shops.

    On Saturdays, the Alderney Landing Farmers' Market provides marketgoers with an amazing selection of baked goods, ethnic dishes, and more.

    Known affectionately as the City of Lakes, Dartmouth sits across the harbour from Halifax, sharing its urban energy and cosmopolitan feel but with a charm all its own : see for yourself, here !

    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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