Pediatrician - New Glasgow

Date: Sep 15, 2023

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

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 143478 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 300,000 - 350,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan 

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

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About the Opportunity

Aberdeen Hospital, in New Glasgow, is seeking a full- time pediatrician.  There is an opportunity to engage in research and/or have medical teaching position with Dalhousie University, should that be of interest.

Aberdeen Hospital (AH), originally founded in 1895 and located in the historic town of New Glasgow, is the regional acute care facility serving residents of Pictou County.
Completed in 2017, the emergency department at AH underwent an extensive redevelopment to improve the layout and workflow of the existing space. All rooms are equipped with critical care equipment, and the 25,000 square-foot space features two isolation rooms and specialty rooms including triage rooms and two trauma bays with direct access to the helipad. The Level 2 emergency department provides 24/7 access to emergency services.
AH offers a wide range of primary and secondary services through inpatient, outpatient, and community-based services and programs.
ED beds: 24
Inpatient beds: 77
cancer and supportive care
diagnostic imaging
emergency medicine
family medicine
general surgery
internal medicine
maternal and child services
mental health and addiction services
nutrition and diabetic counselling
obstetrics and gynecology
occupational therapy
palliative care


  • Duties include full scope of practice as a pediatrician providing care to patients within the northern zone and participating in call 
  • physician will be responsible to the Zone Department Head of Women and Children's Services for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice, and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health

Expected Hours

  • full-time
  • on call


Community Details

Established in 1835, the historical Town of New Glasgow is located Pictou County. Overlooking the banks of the East River of Pictou. New Glasgow is at the centre of the province's fourth largest urban area and home to the Aberdeen Hospital. 

Comprised of the five towns of Pictou County, Pictou, Trenton, Stellarton, Westville, and Pictou Landing First Nation. Pictou County is 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 beautiful beaches, join us and fill your lungs with salty sea air, and enjoy the urban-rural mix that Pictou County has to offer. In your practice, enjoy a collegial atmosphere with access to the tools you need to do your job.
Rich in culture, entertainment, and history, come and build the fast- or slow-paced life you desire in Healthy Pictou County.

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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