Family Physician Opportunity
L’Ardoise, Nova Scotia – Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre
We are looking for a full-time family physician to join a collaborative, community health centre in L’Ardoise, Nova Scotia.
The Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre is a fully equipped, modern facility with a growing collaborative care team comprised of physicians and allied health professionals, including nurse practitioners, family practice nurses and a primary health coordinator. The Centre serves a client population of approximately 5,000 Nova Scotians, living in Eastern Richmond County.
If you want to make a difference in a community, and enjoy a balanced professional and personal life, this is the opportunity for you.
This is an ideal position for a new physician with a sense of adventure, or an experienced physician looking for more work-life balance and interested in practicing as part of a collaborative care team. Eastern Richmond County has a culturally rich mix of Acadian, Scottish and M'ikmaq. Located between the Atlantic coastline and the Bras d'Or lakes, you are minutes from World class sailing, surfing and golfing. Eastern Richmond County is within easy reach of both the City of Sydney and Cape Breton University and the Town of Antigonish and St. Francis Xavier University.
Education/Experience: Medical Doctor with specialty training in family medicine. Preference will be given to candidates with general practice and urgent care experience. Candidates must be CCFP certified.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents.
Job duties: provide primary care to patients of the Centre, including ordering routine tests, interpreting test results, providing diagnoses and recommending treatment plans, including prescribing medications. As a member of the collaborative care team you will consult, advise and support the care team in delivery of primary care.
Skills required: specialty training in family medicine and emergency care with ACLS and ATLS; ability to work effectively, independently and in a multi-disciplinary team; effective written and verbal communication skills.
Centre’s address: 40 School Road, L’Ardoise, Richmond County, Nova Scotia, B0E 1S0
Contact: David Nurse, CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.