The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) invites qualified physicians to apply for the position of Occupational Medicine Physician Lead. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team providing Occupational Health services throughout Saskatchewan.
Occupational Medicine emphasizes prevention, and deals clinically and administratively with the health needs of both individuals and groups with respect to their working environments and includes the recognition, evaluation, control, management and rehabilitation of occupationally related diseases and injuries, and other conditions affecting ability to work. The Occupational Medicine Physician Lead will promote and maintain the highest degree of physical, mental and social well being of workers in all occupations within the SHA, prevent health problems caused by working conditions and place and maintain workers in occupational environments compatible with their physical and psychological capabilities. The Occupational Medicine Physician Lead will have additional training or experience and responsibilities at the provincial level, to provide expertise and assist in the development of provincial policy, programs and protocols.
Term: Temporary Full Time up to March 31, 2022
Compensation details: competitive remuneration
Benefits: Benefits are the responsibility of the successful candidate
Location of practice: Saskatchewan (community TBD)
Specific Accountabilities - Occupational Medicine Physician Lead will work in a defined physician partnership with administrative leadership (Provincial Director of Safety) to ensure medical leadership, direction, and the establishment and management of policies, frameworks and service delivery models for planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluation and quality improvement for occupational health programs and services. Through shared accountabilities for co-leadership, they build and maintain a highly skilled, engaged occupational health professional staff.
As the Occupational Medicine Physician Lead, the successful candidate will:
Candidates must hold certification or be eligible for certification 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). . Preference will be given to candidates who hold certification in Occupational Medicine or Public Health and Preventive Medicine.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to become a member of Practitioner Staff and provide care in Saskatchewan Health Authority facilities.
Additional Training and Experience: