Anesthesiologist - Sydney

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Sydney, NS, CA, B1L 1A5

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

Requisition ID: 117914 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 - 400,000 

Type of Remuneration: FFS - Fee For Service 

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

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program; Tuition Relief 


About the Opportunity

Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH), located in Sydney Nova Scotia, has an opportunity for a full-time Anesthesiologist. The successful applicant will be part of a team of 8 anesthesiologists serving the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the surrounding communities with a catchment area of over 150,000. There is opportunity to engage in research and/or have medical teaching positions with Dalhousie University, should that be of interest. 

Cape Breton Regional Hospital is a 250-bed tertiary care institution that provides a broad range of medical care to patients in the Eastern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.  The Anesthesiology service at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital is equipped to provide a full range of specialised care. 

Applications are accepted until Monday, September 13, 2021.


  • 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

  • full-time
  • on-call requirement 


Community Details

Sydney is a vibrant port city on the edge of the beautiful Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Cape Breton Regional Municipality is the second largest municipality in the province of Nova Scotia.  With a population of approximately 115,000, Cape Breton Island is known for its rich Celtic culture and stunning scenery. You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We host an array of shops, restaurants, golf courses, entertainment and amenities including an airport and cruise ship terminal. In addition, the region remains young, diverse and vibrant as it is the home to Cape Breton University.

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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