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Emergency Medicine – New Glasgow

Job Details

Hiring Organization Nova Scotia Health Authority
Post Name Emergency Medicine – New Glasgow
Qualification  Any Graduate
Industry  Private
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary  CAD 300000 To CAD 350000 Per Year
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada B2H0A4

Job Description

About This Opportunity

Aberdeen Hospital (AH) is seeking two full-time Emergency Medicine Physicians to join their team. 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. 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.


  • 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 counseling
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • occupational therapy
  • orthopedics
  • palliative care
  • pediatrics
  • physiotherapy
  • radiology


  • provide leadership in the resuscitation and stabilization of major trauma patients and critically ill patients
  • appropriately assess and manage the full spectrum of emergency medicine presentations from injury to unexpected and undifferentiated medical and surgical illness in all ages, to mental health emergencies

Expected Hours

  • full-time is defined at 1340 hours per annum, and will involve rotational shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • current shifts are 8h or 10h in length, with 10h of double coverage per day
  • with additional physicians, we will be transitioning to casino-style 6h overnight shifts and 8h daytime shifts
  • occasional rotations through other Northern Zone Emergency Departments may be required to meet critical operational requirements, however, the primary site of work will be the Aberdeen Hospital


  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
  • all family physicians must have a membership with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
  • all specialists must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • all applicants must have a current PALS Certification
  • all applicants must have a current ATLS Certification
  • all applicants must have a current ACLS Certification
  • For those applicants not holding current CCFP(EM) or FRCPC credentials, ACLS/ATLS/PALS and Advanced Airway certifications are mandatory
  • ED US training is also strongly desirable and supported by the department

To apply for this job please visit jobs.nshealth.ca.

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