Physician Opportunities

  • Family Physician: Bedford

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

    Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

    The Bedford Waterfront Health Clinic located in Bedford is seeking a part-time family physician to join their collaborative care team of four family physicians who cover each other for days off and vacations.  In addition, the clinic houses a neurologist, psychiatrist, and gynaecologist.

    Currently, one family physician offers obstetrics care and with increasing requests for this service, obstetrics would be an asset, but not required.  The clinic is involved in the “Care by Design” program and the incoming physician would have the opportunity to participate, if desired.  Bedford Waterfront Clinic is also a teaching clinic for both medical students and nurse practitioners.

    This is a fee for service compensation structure and the clinic has a fully integrated EMR system (Nightingale).  The Bedford Waterfront Health Clinic offers a bright and cheerful atmosphere with professionally managed and courteous support staff who cover all aspects of administration including billing.  A reduced overhead for the first few months is provided by the clinic.

    This is an ideal opportunity to build a practice into a size that is customized for enjoyment of a balanced professional and personal life with no on call shifts.  

    Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:

    Katie Meisner
    Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
    katie.meisner@nshealth.ca
    tel: 902.487.0205

  • Family Physician: Tantallon

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Full-time, Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

    Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

    Crossroads Family Practice located in Tantallon is seeking one full-time and one part-time family physician to join this group practice which consists of seven family physicians and one full-time practice nurse. Opportunity to locum long-term is also available.  

    Crossroads Family Practice sees patients of all ages and offers prenatal care and obstetrics, as well as limited house calls. Obstetrics is optional and scheduling is very flexible. The practice covers acute care appointments for patients of the practice in the evenings and on Saturdays, and also provides cross coverage for vacations and other absences.  

    This opportunity is a fee for service arrangement.  The clinic is fully furnished, with terrific admin. staff, making this a turn-key opportunity.  Crossroads Family Practice uses a fully implemented EMR system (Nightingale).

    Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:

    Katie Meisner
    Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
    katie.meisner@nshealth.ca
    tel: 902.487.0205

  • Family Physician: Halifax (Hydrostone Medical Centre)

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

    Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

    Hydrostone Medical Centre located in the North End of Halifax is seeking a part-time family physician to join their practice which consists of two other family physicians.  This is a full service family practice and serves a variety of age groups.  

    This is a fee for service compensation structure with competitive overhead expenses. Currently, this practice is paper based.  An incoming physician may adopt an EMR - funding supports may be available through the Master Agreement.

    Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
    Katie Meisner
    Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
    katie.meisner@nshealth.ca
    tel: 902.487.0205

  • Family Physician: Dartmouth (Tacoma Family Medicine)

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

    Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

    Tacoma Family Medicine and Walk-In Clinic located in Dartmouth, is seeking a family physician to join their practice of two full-time family physicians and three physicians in the walk-in clinic offering family practice services, walk-in, ENT, physiologist, and well women clinics.

    This is a part-time, fee for service practice opportunity.  Tacoma Family Medicine is a fully furnished, professionally managed clinic that uses an EMR system (Nightingale).  The clinic operating hours are: Monday-Friday 8:30am-8:00pm, Saturday 10am-4:30pm.

    Depending on your professional interests, physicians may shape their practice to include: inpatient care, nursing home care, hospitalist work, ER coverage, surgical assists to name a few services available to participate.

    Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
    Katie Meisner
    Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
    katie.meisner@nshealth.ca
    tel: 902.487.0205

  • Family Physician: Dartmouth (Penhorn Medical Clinic)

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

    Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

    Penhorn Medical Clinic located at the Penhorn Plaza in Dartmouth, is seeking a family physician to join this practice working with two full time physicians. This is a part-time, fee for service practice opportunity with over 900 active patient files attached to the clinic.
     
    Penhorn Medical Clinic uses an EMR system (Nightingale) and is a full family practice.

    Depending on your professional interests, physicians may shape their practice to include: inpatient care, nursing home care, hospitalist work, ER coverage, surgical assists to name a few services available to participate.

    Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
    Katie Meisner
    Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
    katie.meisner@nshealth.ca
    tel: 902.487.0205

  • Family Physician (Chronic Pain Primary Care Physician): Amherst

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Northern Zone is supported by three regional facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the three regional hospitals located in Truro, New Glasgow and Amherst.

    The Northern Zone is located in the hub of Nova Scotia where all roads meet in the middle of the province. This is the part of the province where people come to play on the shores of the Northumberland Strait that offer the best beachcombing and warmest swimming in the Province. This area is also home to a large fresh seafood industry and rolling wine country, and the quaint town of Tatamagouche. Truro is home to industry and a modern town located on the famous Bay of Fundy and a short drive to the Five Islands Provincial Park with beautiful shores of red clay and fossil finds. The zone is also home to Ski Wentworth, one of the ski resorts in the province and Fox Harb’r the legendary golf course enjoyed by celebrities from all over. Quick access to New Brunswick and PEI make this location a small town charm with regional access to the larger centres of Halifax and Moncton in less than 2 hours.

    Chronic Pain Service Primary Care Physician -  0.2 FTE Sessional Opportunity

    The Amherst Chronic Pain Service consists of an interdisciplinary team; physician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist and mental health social worker. The team runs its service one day a week, currently Thursdays at the Mental Health & Addiction Services location. The team is also supported by a coordinator who is shared with three other chronic pain services; Truro, New Glasgow and Antigonish. The team provides an outpatient consult service which includes team interdisciplinary assessments, follow-up and facilitates pain self-management programs.   This is a unique opportunity to work alongside allied health professionals to improve medical management of the Chronic Pain population.  The primary care physician will have opportunities to connect with the physician group working in the provincial chronic pain network. 

    Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:

    Shirley Symes

    Physician Recruitment Coordinator

    shirley.symes@nshealth.ca

    34 Prince Arthur Street

    Amherst, NS   B4H 1V6

    Office: 902-661-4865
    Cell: 902-664-7197

    Fax: 902-667-0807

     

  • Anaesthesiologist: Amherst

    Physician Category: Specialist
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Northern Zone is supported by three regional facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the three regional hospitals located in Truro, New Glasgow and Amherst.

    The Northern Zone is located in the hub of Nova Scotia where all roads meet in the middle of the province. This is the part of the province where people come to play on the shores of the Northumberland Strait that offer the best beachcombing and warmest swimming in the Province. This area is also home to a large fresh seafood industry and rolling wine country, and the quaint town of Tatamagouche. Truro is home to industry and a modern town located on the famous Bay of Fundy and a short drive to the Five Islands Provincial Park with beautiful shores of red clay and fossil finds. The zone is also home to Ski Wentworth, one of the ski resorts in the province and Fox Harb’r the legendary golf course enjoyed by celebrities from all over. Quick access to New Brunswick and PEI make this location a small town charm with regional access to the larger centres of Halifax and Moncton in less than 2 hours.

    The Nova Scotia Health Authority, Amherst Site is presently seeking a 0.4 Anesthetist to add to our full time anesthesiology complement, at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center. We are located between the two major referral centers in Atlantic Canada, with a catchment of 40,000. We have a collegial Anesthesiology Service that is currently managed between two fulltime and one part time Anesthetist.  We boast one of the most advanced operating theatres in Atlantic Canada with very reasonable OR time sharing. The position is an APP.  This opportunity offers a varied scope of practice (e.g. general, Obstetrics, ENT, Peds, etc.)

    Candidates must ascertain College of Physician and Surgeons of Nova Scotia Licensure and have their FRCPC designation, solid references and appropriate experience.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
    Shirley Symes
    Physician Recruitment Coordinator

    shirley.symes@nshealth.ca
    34 Prince Arthur Street
    Amherst, NS   B4H 1V6
    Office: 902-661-4865
    Cell: 902-664-7197
    Fax: 902-667-0807

  • Family Physician: Kentville

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    2
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

    The Western Zone is supported by three regional facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the three regional hospitals located in Bridgewater, Kentville and Yarmouth.

    The Western Zone encompasses the coastal beaches and fishing communities of the South Shore, the Acadian and Cajun historic French communities on the Acadian Shore, and breathtaking farmers markets, apple orchards and vineyards of the Annapolis Valley. Western Zone is home to the centrally located Kejimakujik National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage recognized Bay of Fundy. There’s something for everyone in this region, all within 3 hours commute to the capital city.

    We are recruiting for two 0.5 family physicians to join a practice in Kentville working with two well established physicians in the community. This is a great opportunity for physicians new to the profession who are looking to gradually build their practice. This practice offers a newly renovated office space with specialist offices located in the same building and located steps away from the Kentville Regional Hospital.

    Compensation is through fee for service arrangement. Depending on your professional interests, physicians may shape their practice to include: inpatient care, obstetrical services, hospitalist work, ER coverage, surgical assists to name a few services available to participate. The Kentville Regional Hospital is a training site as part of Dalhousie University’s Family Medicine Residency Training Program. Physicians do have an opportunity to work with learners not only residents, but medical students too!

    Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia and must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians.

    Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to: Physicianrecruit@nshealth.ca

  • Family Practice: Musquodoboit Harbour

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Full-time, Part-time

    Contact

    Tel: 902-473-7174

    physicianrecruit@nshealth.ca 

  • Family Physician Vacancy Replacement Program

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Full-time, Part-time, Locum

    Many people visit Nova Scotia. It’s the lucky few who stay.

    Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy.

    The Nova Scotia Health Authority is actively recruiting for family physicians to participate in our new Physician Vacancy Replacement Program. This program offers a 1 year APP Agreement with a guaranteed income and 6 weeks leave. Physicians will have an opportunity to work in a series of 3 month deployments in designated communities throughout the province. Physicians can learn first hand what it is like to live and work in Nova Scotia while exploring the province. To learn more about this exciting new program please contact our office!

     NSHA is also actively looking for family physicians and specialists for full time/part time opportunities, as well as a number of locum opportunities.

    Connect with us today – we’d love to hear from you!

    Contact: 902-473-7174
    physicianrecruit@nshealth.ca

  • Family Physician: Halifax (Transitional Health Clinic for Refugees)

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    Contact: 902-473-7174

    physicianrecruit@nshealth.ca

  • Family Practice: Wolfville

    Physician Category: Family Physician
    Employment Term: Part-time

    This is a part-time (.5) position.

    Contact
    Tel: 902-473-7174
    physicianrecruit@nshealth.ca

     

  • Note:

    Employment Term: Full-time, Part-time, Locum, Academic

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