GP Hospitalist: Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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The Nova Scotia Health Rehabilitation Program located in Central Zone is recruiting to the position of full-time hospitalist. The position will involve provision of care to a diverse group of patients admitted to the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre site at Capital Health. The hospitalist, working with the Physiatrist and rehabilitation team, will provide day-to-day medical management of patients receiving rehabilitative care on the inpatient units. The position will be available on or before December 1st, 2021.

The Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is an integral part of the Department of Medicine and provides inpatient, outpatient, outreach, and telehealth services for the Nova Scotia Health as well as the Maritime Provinces.

The Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre is a 66-bed facility with special programs for ABI, SCI, MSK, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, and has excellent interdisciplinary teams that serve as the referral center for the province of Nova Scotia and is located in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. The hospitalist is considered the most responsible physician and is accountable for admission, daily medical as required and discharges.

The Rehabilitation Centre Site offers a unique team approach to inpatient care where the opinions and knowledge of others is valued; information is exchanged openly and respectfully; problem solving is strong and creative; and communication with patients and their families is effective and thoughtful. Our hospitalists strive to model excellence in all areas of responsibilities and have superb communication skills and work well in team settings.

Halifax is the economic and cultural hub of eastern Canada and is situated on the world’s second largest natural harbor and is home to Dalhousie University.  The scenic beauty of Nova Scotia, extensive coastline, Cabot trail, world’s highest tides, UNESCO world heritage sites, and vibrant culture make Halifax an ideal setting for a work-life balance. A comprehensive remuneration and benefits package through an alternative payment plan will apply.

Interested candidates who are certified members in good standing with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia should send curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three referees to Amra.Saric@nshealth.ca. Closing October 17, 2021 midnight.

Amra Saric, MD, FRCPC
Nova Scotia Rehabilitation site
NS Health
1341 Summer Street, Room 213
Halifax, NS B3H 4K4