Palliative Care Physician – South Shore

  • Hospitalital
  • Full time
  • 10 months ago
  • Germany
  • Salary 000 - 150 / Yearly
  • Job Qualifications Level in medicine
  • Job experience 3 year

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Job Description

Palliative Care Physician – South Shore

Full Job Description
Requisition ID: 128961

Opportunity Type: Locum to Permanent

Estimated Annual Salary: 100,000 – 150,000

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:

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About This Opportunity
Come be a part of a dynamic, developing multidisciplinary palliative care group on the lovely South Shore of Nova Scotia. The regional palliative care group are searching for functions for a 0.5 FTE locum to permanent, Certified Palliative Medicine Physician to be a part of the palliative care team. This function affords insurance to palliative sufferers and households at home, medical institution and hospice. Work as aside of a collegial team, serving communities such as Chester, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Bridgewater, New Germany and Liverpool. Three hospitals; South Shore Regional Hospital, Queens General Hospital, and Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital; with its new 5 mattress palliative care unit, serve this area. A supportive palliative care group is in place, and consists of palliative care nurses, social workers, administrative assistant, a application supervisor and two different Palliative Care Physicians.
In addition to taking part in an vital scientific role, collaboration and session to household medical practitioner and clinical professionals the use of a shared-care model. The doctors are in a position to hyperlink with Dalhousie University and furnish educating to scientific college students and residents and/or take part in research. CCFP licensed (or equivalent) candidates have to have a certificates of brought competence (or equivalent) in Palliative Care. FRCPC licensed candidates need to have both a certificates of brought competence (or equivalent) in Palliative Care or Royal College certification (or equivalent) in Palliative Medicine. Preference will be given based totally on full time ride in palliative medicine. Candidates should be eligible for uniqueness licensure in Nova Scotia and have to be capable to independently shuttle to a range of care settings served by means of our service.


Responsibilities consist of however are now not restricted to:

  • assisting in improvement and shipping of inter-professional initiatives in Palliative Care throughout all faculties.
  • provided care in all care settings in the vicinity along with hospital, in-patient palliative care unit, home, LTC, and assisted dwelling residences.
  • follow sufferers after preliminary seek advice from with suitable visits, telephone guide and collaboration with the patient’s different fitness care providers, in a manner that is most supportive of every household doctor and patient.
  • work carefully with the palliative care team..
  • act as a patient’s advocate.
  • prescribe and administer medicinal drugs and treatments, CADD pumps usage.
  • mentor longitudinal built-in clerkship college students and household medicinal drug residents from Dalhousie University.

Expected Hours
part-time 0.5 FTE


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)
accredited education in Palliative Medicine or Certificate of Added Competence in Palliative Care
demonstrated capability and trip working in a shared care mannequin and throughout a multitude of care settings
demonstrated pastime in the palliative strategy to care and potential constructing with different colleagues

Community Details
The South Shore of Nova Scotia offers brilliant way of life. Here, you stay in a peaceable region the place the air is fresh, the local weather is moderate, and the place all contemporary facilities exist – continually amidst herbal breathtaking beauty. During the summer time months you are by no means a ways from lovely white sand seashores and clean water, inland lakes. Enjoy the water get right of entry to by means of sail or motor boat; stand up paddle or surf board. All year-round, residents recognize that various nearby shops, path get right of entry to for hiking and biking, and farmers markets that are by no means extra than a few minutes away.

Recreation is abundant! Tennis courts, golf courses, arenas, curling clubs, yacht clubs, indoor and outside swimming pools, and many health amenities overflow with stimulating activities. You will regularly discover your self on well-groomed trekking and biking trails that neglect the ocean, rivers and lakes. The Town of Bridgewater, is the commercial enterprise and buying middle of the Shore Shore, which consists of “big box” shopping, multiplex theatre, and South Shore Regional Hospital. Nova Scotia’s capital metropolis of Halifax is simply an hours force away. Build the lifestyles and profession you desire alongside the South Shore, beginning with this video: Practice

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