Family Medicine - Tantallon

Requisition ID: 45494 

Opportunity Type: Locum 

Estimated Annual Salary: 200,000 - 250,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternate Payment Plan 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Site Visit Program 

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:  

Other Incentives:  

About This Opportunity

Tantallon Community Medical Clinic is looking for a family medicine physician to join their collaborative group practice of 7 family physicians, a family practice nurse, a diabetic nurse educator, an insulin start nurse, a urologist and a same day/after-hours clinic.The clinic has a fully integrated Accuro EMR system, and offers a bright and cheerful atmosphere with professionally managed and courteous support staff who cover all aspects of administration including billing. Tantallon Community Medical Clinic offers a supportive team environment, competitive overhead and flexible working hours.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Examine patients and take their histories, order diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures; advise patients on health care, health promotion, and disease prevention

Consultation and referral to other medical practitioners’

Act as a patient’s advocate

Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, inoculations and vaccinations

Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases as per Nova Scotia Public Health requirements

Expected Hours

The clinic is seeking a locum to cover a 1.0 FTE, APP (Alternate Payment Plan) physician beginning in November 2019 for at least 3 months, with possibility for extension. Hours are flexible with no weekend or on call work.


Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)

Eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

Community Details

Get a taste of Tantallon, if you like cycling you can start your day off at the Bike and Bean Cafe Restaurant and enjoy a quick stop at Acadian Maple, a family owned business specializing in pure Canadian maple syrup.  Tantallon is near one of the world's greatest sailing bays, St. Margaret's Bay. While St. Margaret's Bay is the focus for many activities, this is a great location to explore some of the best hiking trails. Take in the 50 km Aspotogan loop from Hubbards to East River. Enjoy quiet roads, sandy beaches, coastal views, and beautiful wild flowers. Tantallon is part of the greater Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM)

Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine.  

Salary Range
$148,000.00 - 247,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Halifax, NS B3Z 0C2, CA