Position profile: Provide Family Physician services to residents of Saskatoon and surrounding area.
Compensation details: Fee for service
Location of practice: Saskatoon
Qualifications / Requirements of the position: Candidates must hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be able to obtain and maintain membership on the SHR Practitioner Staff. The language of work is English.
The City - Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 255,000, 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 - Saskatoon Health Region is one of the most integrated and complex health delivery agencies in Canada. We are the largest health region in Saskatchewan serving more than 300,000 residents in over 100 cities, towns, and rural municipalities. Saskatoon Health Region 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 - Saskatoon Health Region supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. 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 by November 10, 2017 to:
Jackie McKee, Physician Recruitment & Resource Planning
Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
Phone: (306) 655-0196