Healthcare Employment in Atlantic Canada
In Atlantic Canada the administration and delivery of health care services is the responsibility of each Province guided by the provisions of the Canada Health Act. The Provinces fund these services with assistance from the federal government in the form of fiscal transfers.
Health care services provided in Atlantic Canada include Primary Health Care, Acute Care Hospital Services, Long Term Care Services, Public Health, and Community Based Services delivered by both public and private service providers covering the full continuum of health and community services.
Each of the four Provinces has its own group of professional regulatory bodies which regulate the practice of each health profession by licensing qualified applicants, improving standards for practice, enhancing continuing competence, and taking appropriate action on complaints about practice.
This link offers information on the labour market in Canada. You can search for labour information by province and geographic area within each province. The site offers the ability to search for employers in a field of work by Occupational Name, job type and NOC Code. It is also possible to research job and skill requirements and where to attain training.
Specific Job Search Websites for Atlantic Canada
It is recommended that an initial search for the career opportunities should start with the following regional job websites. You will find up-to-date career opportunities from both large and small employers in both public and private sectors.
To contact a particular employer you should search out the organization’s website and human resources contacts.