Family Medicine -Lower Sackville Family Focus Medical Clinic

Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Sackville, NS, CA, B4B 1S1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 125559 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 250,000 - 300,000 

Type of Remuneration: Other 

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

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About This Opportunity

Lower Sackville Family Focus Medical Clinic is seeking a Family Physician to join its professionally managed clinic in a 1.0 full-time equivalent role. This clinic is located in Lower Sackville and is a comfortable commute to central Halifax. The clinic is professionally managed and fully supported by friendly administrative staff. There is also a walk-in clinic service provided at this clinic. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention
  • Consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’
  • Act as a patient’s advocate
  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations
  • Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements

Expected Hours

Full-time, 1.0 FTE


Community Details

Lower Sackville is a suburban community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. It lies approximately 27 km (17 mi) by road from Downtown Halifax.

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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