Family Medicine - Caledonia

Date: May 19, 2022

Location: Caledonia, NS, CA, B0T 1B0

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 45184 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program 

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About This Opportunity

North Queen’s Community Health Centre in Caledonia is seeking a part-time or full-time physician to join their family practice. The new physician will provide family practice care to the community of Caledonia while working in collaboration with two Nurse Practitioners (1 full and 1 half time). In addition, weekly lab services, bi-weekly mental health and addictions service, diabetes education, weekly opiate-use disorder clinic and monthly clinical nutrition are available. The North Queen’s Community Health Centre is run by a community board, which is pivotal in the community providing fantastic community support for providers and the Health Centre.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention
  • Consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’
  • Act as a patient’s advocate
  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations
  • Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements

Expected Hours

  • full-time or part-time


  • 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)
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

Community Details

Caledonia offers a P-12 school and local amenities. It is in close proximity to Kejimkujik National Park and Historic site offering Nova Scotia’s only Dark Sky Preserve. This area offers affordable housing and amazing opportunity for camping, hiking, canoeing, sightseeing, enjoying white sand beaches, lake waters, coastal bogs and wildlife. Excellent area to explore an interest in hobby farming and acheive the rural life-work balance you are looking for.  Learn more about practicing at the North Queens community Health Centre.

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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