Posting Date: March 28, 2017
Position profile – Saskatoon Health Region is seeking applications for full time community faculty in Pediatric Gastroenterology. The successful candidate will become a member of the Department of Pediatrics and provide specialist consultative services for children of Saskatchewan. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in developing and guiding strategies for improving the health and health care of Saskatchewan children. The successful applicant will have appointments in both Saskatoon Health Region and the University of Saskatchewan and participate in the educational activities of the Division with medical students and residents.
Compensation details – Annual contract value $391,474.00 - $446,661.00
Benefits – None
Location of practice – Saskatoon
Qualifications/ Requirements of the position – Applicants will be certified or eligible for certification as a specialist with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with subspecialty training in Pediatric Gastroenterology and be eligible for licensure in the province of Saskatchewan.
The City - Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 262,000, Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan, offering non-stop entertainment opportunities including world class events, festivals and attractions, a strong arts and music focus, and a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood.
The Region - SHR is one of the most integrated and complex health delivery agencies in Canada. We are the largest health region in Saskatchewan serving more than 350,000 residents in over 100 cities, towns, and rural municipalities. SHR is the largest single employer in the province with over 14,000 staff and 1000 physicians across the Region providing a complete range of health services to residents of central and northern Saskatchewan. The city’s three acute care hospitals – St. Paul’s, City, and Royal University – comprise three of the province’s tertiary teaching centres.
The University – The beautiful University of Saskatchewan campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base and a vibrant cultural life. The UofS is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to the newly constructed Academic Health Sciences Complex (http://library.usask.ca/hsl/new-building.php) and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron (www.lightsource.ca) and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization / International Vaccine Centre (www.vido.org). A users group is available for collaborative research with clinical faculty using the $173.5 million Canadian Light Source synchrotron, owned by the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training.
To Apply - All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence to:
Jackie McKee, Physician Recruitment & Resource Planning
Saskatoon Health Region, Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740
Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
Ph.: (306) 655-0196