Radiology Locum and Short-Term Appointment- Bridgewater

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Bridgewater, NS, CA, B4V 0A1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 131874 

Opportunity Type: Locum 

Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000 

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 

For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca

About the Opportunity

The South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH) in Bridgewater has a 3 month temporary appointment position in in diagnostic radiology. There is the potential for this to be extended to a 6 month temporary appointment or longer. The successful applicant will join 5 radiologists to provide diagnostic imaging services to the SSRH, Queen’s General Hospital and Fisherman Memorial Hospital as well as call coverage.

South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH), is a primary and secondary care hospital and designated district trauma centre.  SSRH has 85 inpatient beds including medical, surgical, intensive care, obstetrics, and mental health units. The modern regional hospital is the cornerstone of Bridgewater’s residents and surrounding community members’ quality of life.

Services:
ambulatory care
anesthesiology
cancer care and support services 
continuing care
diagnostic imaging (including CT scan, mammography, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound)
electrocardiography department
emergency medicine
general medicine
internal medicine
intensive care unit (ICU)
medical and surgical units
mental health and addictions services
midwifery program
Nova Scotia hearing and speech clinic
nutrition and diabetic counselling 
obstetrics and gynecology services
occupational therapy
palliative care
perioperative services 
physiotherapy
plastic surgery
psychiatry
respiratory therapy
social work
surgical intermediate care unit (SIMCU)
telehealth services
walk-in clinic

Responsibilities

  • Diagnostic imaging services including CT, ultrasound, x-ray, mammography and nuclear medicine 
  • Various image guided procedures
  • Physician will be responsible to the Zone Department of Radiology for professional responsibilities and quality of practice, as well as operated within the medical staff Bylaws of Nova Scotia Health
  • Provide hospital and call support as required
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Expected Hours

  • Locum and/or, short term appointment 
  • On call requirement 

Qualifications

Community Details

The Town of Bridgewater is located along the LaHave River and is surrounded by the coastal beaches and fishing communities of the south shore. It is the largest town in this region with a population of over 8,500. Self-titled "The Main Street of the South Shore," Bridgewater has long been established as the primary commercial and professional service centre in the southern half of the province. The community boasts a diverse local economy and is home to larger national and international employers. Physicians build a life and career they love in this beautiful town. 

Here, year-round activities like surfing, cycling, hiking, stand up paddleboarding, and sea kayaking await you. Love to sail, or have always wanted to learn? You've come to right place! Camp and explore Kejimkujik National Park or enjoy our abounding craft breweries and wineries. Art galleries and historical escapes provide hours of entertainment in your down time as your explore the wonderful surrounding communities. There is something for everyone in Bridgewater - and all within a one hour commute to Nova Scotia's capital city of Halifax!
 

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. 

 

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.


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