Community Pediatrician

Consultant Community Pediatrician

IWK Health Centre/Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

The Division of Community Pediatrics at the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University is seeking a Consultant Community Pediatrician to establish a full-time community-based practice in the Halifax Regional Municipality.  We are seeking a Pediatrician who can function independently, who has a collaborative attitude, excellent communication and intrapersonal skills and is committed to delivering high quality, family-centered consultant general pediatric care.  This position also includes membership in the Division of Community Pediatrics and an appointment with Dalhousie University, with rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.   

The successful candidate will decide in which under-served outpatient pediatric community clinic within the Halifax Regional Municipality to establish their practice based on suggestions by the Division Head. The successful candidate will be responsible for all legal business arrangements and clinic overhead expenses.

This position will be compensated in the fee-for-service model.  An estimate for typical fee-for-service annual gross billings for a full-time fee-for-service Consultant Community Pediatrician in Halifax can be provided upon request.   The Community Pediatricians in Halifax are currently pursuing the possibility of an Alternative Payment Plan, so this compensation model may be a future option. 

Required Qualifications Include:

  • A medical degree

  • Pediatrics Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

  • CMPA medical insurance coverage (or equivalent)

  • Eligibility for full license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia

  • Proficiency in English (verbal and written)

The application deadline is May 31, 2018 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references, with at least 2 of the references being Pediatricians or Pediatric Subspecialists who currently hold full licenses to practice in Canada.   Applications should be emailed to:

Dr. Tara Chobotuk

Head, Division of Community Pediatrics

IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University

tara.chobotuk@iwk.nshealth.ca