Family Medicine - Fall River Family Practice (Locum)

Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location: Fall River, NS, CA, B2T 0A9

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 134226 

Opportunity Type: Locum 

Estimated Annual Salary: 200,000 - 250,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan 

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About This Opportunity

Fall River Family Practice is a collaborative practice with 11 physicians and 2 family practice nurses. We are seeking a family physician to Locum, covering a maternity leave starting in October for a 9-12 months duration.  This equates to 3.5 - 4 days in clinic, approximately 900 patients, MedAccess EMR. Hours could be flexible if looking for fewer.  For more information, contact if interested.


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

  • part-time 


Community Details

Fall River is a suburban community located in Nova Scotia, Canada within the Halifax Regional Municipality. It is located north-northeast of the Bedford Basin, northeast of Bedford and Lower Sackville and north of Waverley.

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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