Emergency Physician - Sydney Emergency Physician - Sydney

NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY (Sydney NS, Canada) 18 days ago

Requisition ID: 35237 

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 

About This Opportunity

Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) in Sydney, Cape Breton, is seeking emergency physicians. CBRH opened its door to patients in 1995. Now, it is the second largest acute care facility in Nova Scotia that serves more than 200,000 patients a year. It is part of a four hospital complex that also includes Glace Bay, New Waterford Consolidated, and Northside General Hospitals. The successful candidate will also have opportunity to work in these surrounding communities. 

Located in the historic town of Sydney, CBRH has 162 acute care beds, 36 emergency beds, 23 intermediate and critical care beds, 40 maternal child beds, 52 mental health and addiction beds, and nine palliative care beds. The hospital provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient, and community-based programs.

Services:

  • anesthesiology 
  • cancer and supportive care
  • cardiac respiratory
  • diabetes education services
  • diagnostic imaging
  • dialysis
  • emergency medicine
  • general surgery
  • geriatric assessment and rehabilitation
  • intensive care unit
  • internal medicine
  • laboratory services
  • maternal/child support services
  • mental health and addiction services
  • neonatal care
  • nutrition and diabetic counseling
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • occupational therapy
  • ophthalmology
  • otolaryngology 
  • palliative care
  • physiotherapy
  • plastic surgery
  • social work
  • spiritual and religious care
  • volunteer services

Responsibilities

  • provide call coverage
  • care for inpatients at CBRH
  • consult and refer to other medical practitioners’
  • act as a patient advocate
  • prescribe and administer medications, treatments, inoculations, and vaccinations

Expected Hours

  • physician's choice: part-time, full-time, locum

Qualifications

  •  all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the   (CPSNS)
  •  all family physician must have membership with the   (CFPC)
  •  all specialists must be eligible for certification with the  (RCPSC)
  •  membership with the  (CMPA)
  • all applicants must have a current  Certification
  • all applicants must have a current  Certification
  • all applicants must have a current  Certification

Community Details

Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)!

is the historic capital of Cape Breton and largest urban centre on the island. From the complete with buskers and visiting cruise ships to the world’s largest fiddle, Sydney will be sure to charm you! Physicians and their families build rewarding lives and careers Cape Breton; see for yourself, !  It is in convenient proximity to all the major attractions on the Island like the world famous , , the in the beautiful village of , and 6 amazing golf courses! You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We have a full array of shops, restaurants, services, entertainment and amenities. In addition, the region remains young and vibrant as it is home to Cape Breton University.

Music is a large part of our Scottish cultural background. Sydney is surrounded by many smaller communities, each one offering its own uniqueness to an interested person. Here, kitchen parties are a way of life and you’re never too far from the beautiful  that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. You will experience the view of a lifetime around every corner, and surround yourself with the friendliest people in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.

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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