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Full-time Critical Care Physician to work at Dartmouth General Hospital, Nova Scotia

Dartmouth General Hospital is seeking a full-time Critical Care physician, to work within a group of 8 physicians providing ICU coverage. Dartmouth General Hospital is an acute-care community hospital within the Halifax Regional Municipality. The hospital is in the process of expanding to 170 beds and includes a newly renovated 8 bed medical/surgical/cardiac Intensive Care Unit with plans for a 6 bed Intermediate Care Unit.

Applicants are expected to have FRCPC (or equivalent) designation and extra training and/or experience in Critical Care. Consideration will be given to a variety of base specialties, and negotiations with candidates will include plans for resources and provision of services in the base specialty. Remuneration for ICU is via an alternate payment plan and non-ICU work is remunerated in the provincial fee-for-service system.

Candidates will be expected to accept an academic appointment to the Department of Critical Care at Dalhousie University. Academic rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience and requires a willingness and ability to teach medical students and residents.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Nova Scotia Health and Dalhousie University are employment equity, affirmative action employers. Applications are encouraged from qualified First Nations Peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, and women.

Dartmouth is a vibrant community which is a 15-minute drive from downtown Halifax. The up- and-coming downtown core offers many dining, cultural and shopping opportunities. Dartmouth is known as “the City of Lakes”, as there are numerous public and residential waterways to take advantage of within the community.

APPLICATIONS: Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their cover letter and CV along with references to:

DGH ICU Search Committee
c/o Ms. Tanya Ferguson, Room 2200
Dartmouth General Hospital
325 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y4G8
or by email to

Inquiries for further details may also be directed to this office and will be answered by local physician leadership.

Application deadline:  1700h, June 30th 2022