Urgent Treatment Centre: Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital

Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Musquodoboit, NS, CA, B0N 0B6

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

About This Opportunity

Urgent Treatment Centres offer an alternate level of care for those who do not have a life-threatening medical emergency, but require urgent treatment. 

Some examples include:
•    Mild abdominal pain
•    Simple fractures
•    Limb sprains
•    Mild muscle strains/sprains
•    Mild headaches
•    Earaches
•    Minor infections
•    Skin and eye irritations
•    Mild asthma
•    Small lacerations
•    Mild mental health support
•    Minor respiratory issues
Casual shifts available. Please contact Tara Rutherford (Tara.Rutherford@nshealth.ca) to discuss. 



Duties include full scope of practice as a family physician providing care to patients within the central zone in an Urgent Treatment setting. The physician will be responsible to the Zone Department Head for Family Practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice, and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Expected Hours

Shifts available. Please contact Tara Rutherford (Tara.Rutherford@nshealth.ca) to discuss. 


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

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital serves a population of approximately 5,000 people between the communities of Dean Settlement, Meaghers Grant, Dutch Settlement and surrounding areas. The Braeside Nursing Home is attached to the hospital.

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