Family Physician- Arichat

Location: Arichat

Salary: FFS-Fee For Service

Terms Of Employment: Full-time

Start Date: To Be Determined


The Arichat Medical Clinic, located in Arichat, is seeking a full-time family physician to join their local family practice team.  The team works collaboratively together and includes 2 full-time family physicians, 1 family practice nurse, a visiting dietician, and a visiting social worker.  This opportunity provides the option of providing nursing home coverage and inpatient care (participating in the CHIP program).  Also, opportunity exists to participate in a variety of other areas that fit your professional interests and skill set including, but not limited to, emergency room coverage, addictions medicine, etc.  Physicians are supported to engage in research and/or teaching positions with Dalhousie University. This clinic utilizes MedAccess as the EMR, and administrative support staff is available to physicians. 

The Arichat Medical Clinic is located only minutes from the St. Anne Community & Nursing Care Centre, approximately 20 minutes from the areas’ local hospital, Strait Richmond Hospital (SRH).  SRH serves residents of Richmond County and the southern portion of Inverness County.  The two regional referral centres for the area include Cape Breton Regional Hospital (located in Sydney) and St. Martha’s Regional Hospital (located in Antigonish).  Both regional hospitals are located approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes away from Arichat. 




Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

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) membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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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