Physiatrist - Sydney Mines

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Sydney Mines, NS (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 36428

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 the Opportunity

Harbourview Hospital (HH) is seeking a full-time physiatrist to join their collaborative team that includes social work, a dietitian, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, a speech-language pathologist, an orthodic technician, and a family physician. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to support physicians and care at nearby Cape Breton Regional Hospital and may also participate in teaching through the family medicine residency program based in Sydney, and/or with medical students through Dalhousie University.

HH is a long-term care and rehabilitation care facility located in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia. It is a small site that evokes a strong family presence.

The hospital is divided into two specific areas: a 28 bed Level II long-term care unit and a rehabilitation and restorative care that services up to 21 patients. Within the continuing care area is a unit specifically designated for war veterans.
HH provides inpatient and outpatient care.

clinical dietetics
foot clinics
occupational therapy
palliative care
primary health care
public health services
recreation services (adult day program)
rehabilitation services (stroke)
restorative care
speech language pathology
work a full scope of practice as a physiatrist
provide inpatient care
consult and refer to other medical professionals
act as a patient advocate
Expected Hours
all family physician must have membership with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
all specialists must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Community Details

Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)! Sydney Mines was originally a mining town near Sydney, Cape Breton Island's urban centre.

It is in convenient proximity to all the major attractions on the Island like the world famous Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in the beautiful village of Baddeck, and 6 amazing golf courses! In North Sydney, you will find magnificent natural beauty with an array of shops, local and chain restaurants, services, entertainment and amenities. In addition, the region remains young and vibrant as it just 25 minutes away from Cape Breton University.

North Sydney is surrounded by many smaller communities, each one offering its own uniqueness. Here, kitchen parties are a way of life and you’re never too far from the beautiful Highlands 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 and their families build rewarding lives and careers in Cape Breton; see for yourself, here!

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.