The Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and The University of Saskatchewan, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine seek a Geriatrician with clinical and academic interests to provide service delivery for up to a one year locum term, commencing in August 2021. Responsibilities will include inpatient, outpatient and academic service; primarily this will involve rotating weeks on a Geriatric Medicine inpatient consult service that operates Monday to Friday and outpatient clinics.
The successful candidate will have appointments in both Saskatchewan Health Authority and the University of Saskatchewan.
Compensation details: competitive contract rate
Location of practice: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Benefits: This is an independent contractor position therefore benefits are the responsibility of the successful candidate.
Candidates must hold certification in Internal Medicine and hold certification or be eligible for certification in Geriatric Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College)and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). .
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to become a member of Practitioner Staff and provide care in Saskatchewan Health Authority facilities.
The City: Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 265,000+, Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan, offering non-stop entertainment opportunities including world class events, festivals and attractions, a vibrant and booming restaurant scene, 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 Authority: The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve front line patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure that patients receive high quality, timely health care, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.
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: Saskatchewan Health Authority 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 to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator – Practitioner Staff Affairs, Saskatoon
Royal University Hospital – Suite 6740
Saskatchewan Health Authority Email: Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled.