Family Medicine - Sydney Primary Care Clinic Family Medicine - Sydney Primary Care Clinic

NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY (Sydney NS, Canada) 11 days ago

Requisition ID: 35828 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 200,000 - 250,000 

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

Sydney Primary Care Medical Clinic is seeking a family physician to join their collaborative team of five family physicians, one nurse practitioner, one registered nurse, one licensed practical nurse, one social worker, and one dietician.This clinic has reception staff and an office manager. It is fully integrated on the EMR System and is also an academic practice that works with Dalhousie University.


  • work a full scope of practice as a family physician
  • provide care for patients at all stages of life
  • 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

  • full-time: 37.5 hours per week
  • on call requirement
  • 46 weeks per year
  • four weeks vaction
  • two weeks of continuing medical education


  •  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)

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 in 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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