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CANADA

Family Medicine - Kennetcook

Nova Scotia - Nova Scotia (NS),

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 35230

Opportunity Type: Permanent

Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternate Payment Plan

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

Kennetcook Collaborative Clinic is seeking a family medicine physician to join their team of family practice nurses, mental health practitioners, occupational therapists, and visiting nutrition services. It is a turnkey practice supported by an electronic medical record (EMR).


This is the perfect opportunity for a physician looking to focus on building a rewarding family practice with minimal operational requirements. As part of a collaborative practice team, the successful candidate will provide office-based comprehensive primary care services to clients in a rural community.

Expected Hours
  • full-time, part-time
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • 46 weeks per year
  • four weeks vacation
  • two week for continuing medical education (CME)
Responsibilities
  • provide primary health care services
  • collaborate with nurse practitioners
  • provide diagnostic services such as laboratory testing and diagnostic imaging
Qualifications
  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
  • all family physicians must be eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
  • membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Community Details

Kennetcook is located within the East Hants Municipality and encompasses the communities of Rawdon, Kennetcook, and Noel. There is a strong sense of community in the Hants North area and lots of outdoor activities to enjoy either along the Minas Shore or through the wooded trails. There are local elementary, junior, and senior high schools. Conveniently located just 40 minutes from Truro and 30 minutes from Elmsdale, you can enjoy both a small community with all the amenities nearby!

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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