Hospitalist: Kentville

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 Western Zone is supported by three regional facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the three regional hospitals located in Bridgewater, Kentville and Yarmouth.
The Western Zone encompasses the coastal beaches and fishing communities of the South Shore, the historic French communities on the Acadian Shore, and farmers markets, breathtaking apple orchards and vineyards of the Annapolis Valley. Western Zone is home to the centrally located Kejimkujik National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage recognized Bay of Fundy. There’s something for everyone in this region, all within a 1-3 hour commute to the capital city.

We are actively recruiting for two full-time hospitalists to join the hospitalist service for admitted patients who are unmatched without a local family doctor in Kentville. This role will be based out of The Valley Regional Hospital which is a 135–bed hospital located in the Town of Kentville. The daily census limit for full is 18 patients and half is 9 patients. Coverage is week on/week off with call approximately 1-in-3 during on call weeks. Remuneration is $1300/day (plus an after-hours on call stipend and fee-for-service billings for after-hours work). Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and maintain certification of competency. College of Family Physicians Canada certification or equivalent is required. As well, candidates 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:
Karma Chickoski, Physician Recruitment Consultant
Email:Karma.Chickoski@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-365-1701 Ext 3555