Medical Advisor Family Medicine

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Dartmouth, NS, CA, B2V 1A1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 143988 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: $1000

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 


About This Opportunity

Clarmar Care Facility, in Dartmouth, is seeking a Medical Advisor (Family Physician) to join our assisted living facility that currently consists of 14 residents. The general expectation is that the physician would be present on-site a minimum of twice a year. The facility is professionally managed and supported by friendly administrative staff.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of two on -site visits per year
  • Phone appointments or on-site visits as required
  • Prescribe and refill medications as required
  • Review physicians orders every six months, or as required for the pharmacy
  • Provide Flu shots annually on-site at the facility
  • Provide requisitions for blood work, orders tests/scans/labs/xrays, etc. and follow-up with results
  • Referrals to other medical practitioners or specialists
  • Acts as patient advocate
  • Provide and write VON orders as required
  • Advise patients on health care, health promotion and disease prevention
  • Report deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Health requirements
  • Communicate with staff/management regarding any changes to the residents health.
  • Paid via Fee for Service



Interested candidates can contact attention Crystal Johnson

Community Details

Dartmouth is a great place for getting outside and appreciating its natural beauty on land and water. In addition to its green spaces, the City of Lakes boasts 23 lakes that provide opportunities for kayaking, windsurfing, canoeing and swimming. Lake Banook is a world-class paddling course, where regattas are often held. The city features many parks and walking trails and easy access to the unspoiled coastal beauty of the Eastern Shore.

The urban centre across the harbour from downtown Halifax offers visitors everything from family restaurants, global cuisine, breweries and brewpubs, celtic pubs, and romantic bistros to traditional bakeries and fish & chip shops. On Saturdays, the Alderney Landing Farmers' Market provides marketgoers with an amazing selection of baked goods, ethnic dishes, and more..

Known affectionately as the City of Lakes, Dartmouth sits across the harbour from Halifax, sharing its urban energy and cosmopolitan feel but with a charm all its own: see for yourself, here!

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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