Family Physician: Windsor

Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

The Central Zone is supported by the largest health care facilities in the province, The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth General, and East Hants Community Center as well as a host of community hospitals, health centres and services. Central Zone is home to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia’s medical school and with whom we share academic appointments and learners.

Halifax is one of North America’s oldest cities, full of culture, night life, and charm. The small city pairs cosmopolitan night life and restaurants with down home hospitality for an unforgettable experience that puts it among the best places in the world. Connected to its bayside neighbor, Dartmouth, by two harbor bridges and four ferry boats, the city is built around a historic Citadel that is maintained as a National Park and Monument. The zone extends from the Musquodoboit Valley to Windsor, the alleged birthplace of hockey and home to the largest pumpkins around. Speaking of hockey, this area is home to Sydney Crosby and the Halifax Mooseheads Quebec Junior League Hockey and the centre for many sports programs for adults and young people. Let’s not forget the world class surfing and kite surfing scene in one of the area’s many white sand beaches. This region is the best of Canadian metropolitan living, with housing affordability and a low stress commute not found in other Canadian cities.

Opportunities are available for Family Physicians to work in a collaborative team environment in Windsor, NS.   There are multiple locations and payment options available.

Located approximately 45 minutes from Halifax, Windsor has a population of 4,800 people and is served by family physicians that provide primary care, long term care and inpatient care.  Hants Community Hospital has 24 hour emergency care and 38 inpatient beds (24 general medicine and 14 transitional care).  Local senior facilities include three nursing homes, numerous seniors’ apartment units and a retirement complex.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is developing the West Hants Family Practice Network, an integrated rural health model of primary health care.  The network provides chronic disease and wellness programs including diabetes management, self-management and nutrition education.

The recruited physician will work in a group practice within an existing collaborative team, or develop a team with newly recruited or established family physicians in the Windsor area.

The physician will have flexibility to develop a practice that includes emergency care, inpatient care, long term care and minor procedures.  

Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
Katie Meisner
Physician Recruitment Consultant, Central Zone - NSHA
katie.meisner@nshealth.ca
tel: 902.487.0205