Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Requisition ID: 36558
Opportunity Type: Permanent
Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 – 400,000
Type of Remuneration: FFS – Fee For Service
Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program
Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Debt Assistance; Tuition Relief
About This Opportunity:
Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) is seeking internists to join their group. Subspecialties currently include:
- General Internal Medicine
Diagnostic imaging modalities include:
- Nuclear Medicine
- CT scanning
Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) offers echocardiography, exercise stress testing with nucler imaging and pharmacologic stress testing, pacemaker follow up, endoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy), bronchoscopy, PFTs, sleep studies, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis (acute and chronic). The Intensive Care Unit has its own portable ultrasound machine. There is a Cardiac Rehab Clinic managed by a nurse and physiotherapist in collaboration with Internal Medicine physicians. Traveling internal medicine clinics to small communities in teh Western Zone, particularly Digby and Shelburne, provide outreach services.
YRH is a community site for the Core Internal Medicine program at Dalhousie University with approximately 4-5 residents per year. In addition, a fellowship program for the R4 and R5 fellows starts in July 2019, which will provide two fellows per year full-time. YRH was originally founded in 1912 and has developed into a vast health care complex serving the 58,000 people of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby Counties.
Located in Yarmouth, YRH has 124 inpatient beds and provides a range of primary and secondary services through in-patient, outpatient and satellite programs: