Family Medicine - Pictou County

Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: New Glasgow, NS, CA, B2H 0A1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 34805 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 365,000 

Type of Remuneration: LFM - Longitudinal Family Medicine 

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

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About This Opportunity

Pictou County Family Medicine is seeking family medicine physicians to join their communities. Pictou County has established practices including the Westville Medical Clinic, and traditional family medicine practices in Stellarton, New Glasgow, and Pictou. There is also a unique opportunity to partner with Pictou Landing First Nation Health Centre to help address the healthcare needs of our First Nations community. These practices utilize an electronic medical record (EMR) and are well supported by hospital staff and services.  Physicians can also refer patients to the One Door Chronic Disease Management Centre. There are independant and collaborative practices available.


  • participate in on call shifts
  • provide inpatient care

Expected Hours

  • full time, part time
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • 46 weeks per year
  • four weeks vacation
  • two weeks Continuing Medical Education (CME)


Community Details

Pictou County was established in 1835, it includes the towns of New Glasgow, Stellarton, Pictou, Westville and Trenton. Ideally situated along the Northumberland Strait, you’ll find a welcoming community with hard-working and down-to-earth people enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Just minutes from the beautiful beaches, join us, and fill your lungs with salty sea air and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer.

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 (NSH) 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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