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Family Physicians for periodic short-term practice commitments- Very Rewarding Opportunity

Higher Talent Inc./ CanAm Physician Recruiting
Guysborough, NS
709-576-0980 (Main Phone)
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Family Physician Opportunities

Guysborough Memorial Hospital- Nova Scotia - Seeking Family Physicians for periodic short-term practice commitments. They are open to discussion on different scheduling arrangements made for a committed period of time that might work for individual physicians. I.E. committed to work 1 week a month for X number of months OR 1 week on 1 week off for X number of months etc.


Earning Potential:

Very rewarding posting; exact remuneration will depend on commitment and practice mix.

For a 1-week commitment per month Monday 8am to Monday 8am you can earn approximately $17,000.00 or greater.


Guysborough Memorial Hospital is located a short 2-hour drive from Halifax airport. It provides the following services;

10 acute-care beds

24hr emergency services, core diagnostic services (including Laboratory, x-ray and EKG)

Diabetes education centre; palliative care; physiotherapy; occupational therapy; foot care clinic; social work; mental health and addition services; public health and continuing care services

50 bed long term care facility attached to hospital

Visiting clinics for pediatrics and surgical consults

 Physicians will work in a collaborative practice environment with a complement of 4 Family Practitioners, well trained Nurses, clinical psychologist and social workers. Scope of practice will be; Family practice, offices are in a new wing attached to the Hospital, Doctors provide shared coverage for a 10-bed acute care in- patient facility, a 50-bed nursing home and Low level 1 Emergency.  Emergency covered 24/7 with patient’s triaged by an experience team of nurses, averaging 10 patients per day. Physician share coverage 8am to 8pm while they also cover family practice clinic. On call for Emergency room from 8pm and 8am and weekends/stat holidays at hourly rate of approximately $75.



·         Medical Degree with Specialty Training in Family Medicine. 

·         Ability to multitask office, in-patient and ER cover 

·         Eligible for Licence with CPSNS.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to:

Michelle Flynn, RPR

CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.

Office: 709- 5760980

Email: [email protected]


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