Family Physician- Port Hawkesbury

Location: Port Hawkesbury

Salary: Fee for Service

Terms Of Employment: Full- Time

Start Date: Flexible

JOB DESCRIPTION

The community of Port Hawkesbury is seeking two full-time family physicians to join their network. The successful candidate will work closely with Strait Richmond Hospital (SRH) that serves the health care needs of the residents of communities in Richmond County and the southern portion of Inverness County. 

SRH opened its doors to patients in 1980. Located in Evanston, SRH is located 80 kilometers from St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. The facility has 15 medicine beds and five restorative care beds that provides inpatient, outpatient, and satellite care. The site also houses a number of other interdisciplinary services:

  • community based rehabilitation centre
  • diabetes education
  • diagnostic imaging
  • dietitian
  • emergency department
  • foot care clinic
  • hemodialysis
  • laboratory services
  • mental health & addictions services
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative care
  • physiotherapy
  • social work

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Languages

English

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

- all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS) - all applicants must be eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) - membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) - emergency medicine experience considered an asset

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

- work a full scope of practice as a family physician - provide emergency medicine coverage, if desired - participate in call shifts - be responsible to the Zone Department Head for Family Practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice - operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of Nova Scotia Health Authority

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