Psychiatrist

Job Details

Vacancy #:
2021-22-133022
Number of Vacancies:
1
Vacancy Opening For:
Specialist
Employment Type:
Permanent
Employment Term:
Full Time
Posting Date:
January 13, 2022
Closing Date:
August 31, 2022 23:30
Practice Size:
3
Method of Payment:
Contract
Call Schedule:
1:3

Job Description

The Saskatchewan Health Authority, Swift Current is looking for a psychiatrist to join our Mental Health team. You would be working with an excellent team based group that includes two other psychiatrists and other Mental Health professionals. This contracted position offers clinical work, in-patient consultations and emergency room coverage. On-call responsibilities are shared between the three psychiatrists. Office space and support staff are provided by the Region.

Swift Current is a city of 17,000 people serving approximately 50,000 people in the surrounding area. We are located a short drive from larger Canadian cities (Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina). Arts, sporting events, and outdoor activities (camping, hunting, fishing) are major recreational pursuits. 30 minutes 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. The city itself is very family oriented and offers a safe and relaxed lifestyle with all the amenities of a much larger city. In addition, Swift Current boasts some of the mildest winters in Saskatchewan.

Job Qualifications

Successful candidates will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Psychiatry. Individuals must be eligible for provisional or regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Additional Information

For information or to submit a CV, please contact:

Carrie Cornelson, Medical Affairs Coordinator
Email - carrie.cornelson@saskhealthauthority.ca
Fax - 306-778-9733

Organization & Community

SHA (Cypress) Logo
ORGANIZATION:
Saskatchewan Health Authority
HOURS TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
3
COMMUNITY WEBSITE:
http://www.city.swift-current.sk.ca/

Community Description

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. 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!