Locum to Permanent Hospitalist Job Nova Scotia

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Medical Specialty: Hospitalist

About the Opportunity

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital (SMRH), in the Town of Antigonish, is seeking a hospitalist to join their team. There is opportunity for applicants to engage in research and/or have medical teaching positions with Dalhousie University, should that be of interest.

SMRH has 2.5 hospitalist lines and a group of community family physicians that admit their own patients currently cover inpatient care outside the ICU. Each hospitalist line consists of approximately 15-18 patients. Patients are spread across several units in the hospital and composed of medical patients outside the ICU, stroke patients in our regional stroke unit, and geriatric rehabilitation patients. We have two physicians covering a full line and one covering a half line on 7-day rotations. Daytime coverage is 8am to 5pm and on-call coverage is 5pm to 8am, split between physicians covering the service for the week. If you are interested in a broader scope of practice that includes, but is not limited to hospitalist work, there are many possible opportunities in Antigonish and surrounding communities.

SMRH is approximately two hours from the region’s tertiary care pediatric facility, the IWK Health Centre, which provides neonatal support. St. Martha’s Regional Hospital was founded in 1906 by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Martha and is approximately a 90-bed facility with more than 60 physicians practicing in a variety of medical specialties and sub-specialties. This facility serves a population of nearly 40,000 from Antigonish, Guysborough, and surrounding communities.

Physicians and all staff at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital take great pride in providing high-quality care to patients and value collegiality in the workplace.

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital has the most active cross-specialty, accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) program in the province.

Responsibilities
Duties include full scope of practice as a hospitalist providing care to patients within the Eastern Zone and participating in call, Physician will be responsible to the Zone Department Head of Family Practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice, and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority

License and Eligibility
Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS), eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)and hold membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA).

Remuneration
The current remuneration arrangement is a set daily rate as per the provincial hospitalist agreement with a stipend plus fee-for-service billings for on-call work, with an estimated annual salary of $250,000-300,000.

Incentives
Nova Scotia Health offers a comprehensive site visit program and will cover eligible relocation expenses. Virtual and in-person site visits are available. The Department of Health & Wellness offers competitive incentive programs.

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