General Internal Medicine Specialist

June 17 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Health, Medical, Physicians
Swift Current, SK
Job Description

The Swift Current Area has a wonderful opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist in a community based, fee-for-service practice to provide service to a large referral base comprising of Swift Current and its environs and to build a busy practice in an up to date setting. The area and division are committed to assisting our members to achieve a balanced lifestyle.

The specialist will join our team of 2 internal medicine specialists and will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team providing a wide scope of internal medicine services for the growing population of Swift Current and its environs.

Call coverage and outpatient clinic services is a requirement for the position. In addition to fee-for-service, you would be eligible for any on-call retainer consistent with the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program.

The successful candidate will join our team to provide comprehensive internal medicine services to the patients of southwest Saskatchewan at Cypress Regional Hospital. The scope of practice includes inpatient, medical ward and ICU and outpatient care, emergency consults and specialist on-call coverage.

Job Benefits

Responsibility of the physician.

Relocation Package

The successful applicant may apply for the Specialist Recruitment Incentive offered through the Saskatchewan Medical Association, which provides $30,000.00 to an eligible specialist that establishes a practice for a minimum of thirty-six months in a Saskatchewan community.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Internal Medicine. Applicants will be eligible for provisional or regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS) to practice in Saskatchewan.

This individual should be a team player, be able to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, staff and management, and function well in a high volume environment with a commitment to provision of high quality patient and family centered care.

In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The start dates for this position is immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to become a member of Practitioner Staff and provide care in Saskatchewan Health Authority facilities.

Additional Information

Swift Current, the fifth largest city in the province of Saskatchewan, has a population of 18,000 residents serving approximately 50,000 people in the surrounding area. It is situated along the Trans-Canada Highway 170 kilometres west of Moose Jaw, and 218 kilometres east of Medicine Hat, Alberta. It is a safe, relaxed, family oriented, active community with many options in sports, recreation and culture.

We have a diverse population with residents from around the world. There is an excellent school system which offers both Public and Catholic schools. We are located a short drive from larger Canadian cities (Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina). Outdoor activities (camping, hunting, fishing) are major recreational pursuits. To the west of Swift Current are the Cypress Hills, an area known for its geological and ecological rarity. To the northwest are the Great Sand Hills, which encompass a 1900 km2 area, one of the largest of its kind in Canada. North of Swift Current is the Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park, which straddles the west end of Lake Diefenbaker and offers ample opportunity for boating and fishing. In addition, Swift Current boasts some of the mildest winters in Saskatchewan and we are one of the top spots in North America for annual sunshine!

The Cypress Regional Hospital provides a variety of services including, but not limited to Emergency, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, on-site Radiology, Pathology services and an intensive care unit. The Regional Hospital also provides satellite Renal Dialysis and a Community Oncology Outreach Program. Secondary services, such as Ophthalmology, Urology, and visiting specialists such as Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Orthopedics are also offered in Swift Current. The Cypress Regional Hospital has 91 acute care beds and is the flagship for acute care in the south west area and supports the community hospitals and their communities to deliver services together.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely healthcare for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve frontline 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 healthcare, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.

For Information or to submit curriculum vitae, please contact:

Rita Etim
Medical Affairs Coordinator
Practitioner Staff Affairs
Saskatchewan Health Authority |

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