Radiology Locum and short term appointment - New Glasgow

Date: Oct 7, 2021

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

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

Requisition ID: 117334 

Opportunity Type: Locum 

Estimated Annual Salary: 450,000 - 500,000 

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:  

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:  

Other Incentives: Provincial Locum Program 

About the Opportunity

The Aberdeen Regional Hospital (ARH) in New Glasgow has a 3 month temporary appointment position in diagnostic radiology. There is the potential for this to be extended to a 6 month temporary appointment or longer. The successful applicant will join 3 radiologist to provide diagnostic imaging services to the Aberdeen as well as call coverage. 

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
Services:
anesthesiology
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
ophthalmology
orthopedics
palliative care
pediatrics
physiotherapy
psychiatry
radiology

Responsibilities

  • Diagnostic imaging services including CT, ultrasound, MRI, x-ray, mammography and nuclear medicine
  • Various image guided procedures
  • Physician will be responsible to the Zone Department of Radiology for professionnal responsibilities and quality of practice, as well as operated within the medical staff Bylaws of Nova Scotia Health
  • Provide hospital and call support as required
  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Expected Hours

  • Locum and/or, short term appointment 
  • On call requirement 

Qualifications

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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