Rheumatologist - Central Zone

Date: Apr 29, 2022

Location: Halifax, NS, CA, B3H 0A1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 36989 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000 

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 

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

The Department of Health & Wellness offers competitive incentive programs to help you choose a practice that suits your career goals, and help transition into your new life in Nova Scotia. For more information on these programs and to determine your eligibility, please contact Department of Health and Wellness Physician Resources, Physician.Resources@novascotia.ca

About the Opportunity

The Department of Medicine in Halifax is seeking two rheumatologists to join the medical community in the greater Halifax area. The successful candidates will participate in the delivery of rheumatologic care in a private practice setting with the potential for collaboration with the university-affiliated rheumatologists. The catchment area includes patients from across the province which allows for a wide referral base. This opportunity offers flexible work environment where the physician can work in a solo practice, co-located with family physicians or other specialists, etc.

If working outside of the Halifax area is preferred, there is potential opportunity to have a position transferred to another zone to accommodate this.

Responsibilities

  • care for new and returning patients with rheumatologic conditions
  • work a full scope of practice as a rheumatologist
  • requires affiliation with the Central Zone of Nova Scotia Health Authority

Expected Hours

  • permanent, full-time
  • flexible working hours/day
  • negotiable call coverage

Qualifications

Community Details

Halifax is a perfect paradox. We are where land meets sea, old meets new, urban meets rural, and traditional meets trendy. We balance a relaxing pace with modern urban amenities and affordability with world class-experiences. We value our strong historical ties but drive to shake up the norm. This perfect balance makes Halifax one of the best places in the world to visit, no matter what a visitor is looking for: see for yourself in this video!

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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