General Radiologist - Yarmouth
Yarmouth - Nova Scotia (NS),
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Requisition ID: 57362
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 550,000 - 600,000
Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:
A full time General Radiologist is needed to join our dynamic group at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH). YRH was originally founded in 1912 and has developed into a vast health care complex serving the 58,000 people of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby Counties. Our high quality practice is fully PACs integrated and comprised of general radiology (including DR), digital fluoroscopy, mammography (regional center for breast screening with a fixed Digital Mammographic unit and one mobile unit), ultrasound (four units), 64 slice GE multi-detector CT, GE 1.5T MRI, nuclear medicine with SPECT-CT, and bone densitometry.
Located in Yarmouth, YRH has 124 inpatient beds and provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient and satellite programs:
- Dalhousie School of Nursing
- veteran’s unit
- chronic pain clinic
- kidney clinic
- alternate level of care unit
- ambulatory care
- cancer care centre
- cardiac investigation and respiratory services
- continuing care
- diabetes education
- diagnostic imaging
- emergency medicine
- falls prevention
- intensive care unit
- mental health and addictions services
- obstetrics and gynecology
- occupational therapy
- palliative care
- pre-natal clinic
- public health
- recreation therapy
- spiritual care
- stroke program
- surgical unit
Duties would include x-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI, mammography and some nuclear medicine. Light (non-vascular) interventional would be desirable.
- Full Time
- On call requirement
- Remuneration is above average
- 12 plus weeks of vacation/conference time per year
Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Yarmouth is located at the southwestern most tip of Nova Scotia serving a population of approximately 60,000 in three counties. Affordable housing is available on stunning ocean and lake-frontage properties. Yarmouth is the recreational, entertainment and shopping hub of the southwest area. There is so much to enjoy about the Southwestern end of Nova Scotia, including a unique and storied Acadian French history and beaches that take your breath away! Yarmouth is also connected to the United States through an international ferry service that makes cross border adventures possible with ease.
Our enviable combination of urban amenities and rural natural beauty offers an excellent quality of life for the people that live here. Nova Scotia offers the medical professional opportunities found in larger cities while maintaining a work-life balance in livable, walkable, and affordable communities.
For more details on living and practicing in Yarmouth, please watch Edge of Everywhere video, and visit Town of Yarmouth and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.
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.