Job Details

Vacancy #:
Number of Vacancies:
Vacancy Opening For:
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Full Time
Posting Date:
May 30, 2022
Closing Date:
December 31, 2023 23:30
Practice Type:
Practice Size:
Hours of Work:
1 fulltime position and 1 part-time position available:

Fulltime = 464 sessions per year (1 session = 4 hours).

Part time = 185 sessions per year (1 session = 4 hours).

Clinic open Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day. 1 in 3 shared afterhours call rotation.
Method of Payment:
Method of Payment Description:
$744.08 to $925.52 per session (7 step pay grid based on experience) - as per the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health Medical Services Branch Non-Fee-For-Service Compensation Grid for Psychiatrists.
Call Schedule:
Call Schedule Description:
1 in 3 paid standby schedule, includes afterhours, weekends and statutory holidays. Paid per the Specialist Emergency Call Program

Job Description

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is seeking a team oriented Psychiatrist to provide a generalized psychiatry service in Weyburn, SK and area. The position provides opportunity to work in broad areas of psychiatry ranging from children and adolescents to a senior population. The psychiatrist will be part of the multidisciplinary team that includes nurses, social workers, and psychologists and addiction counselors. The candidate will be expected to provide leadership for the team in a collegial approach and be ready to work with external bodies as required. In addition to regular clinic, the psychiatrist will provide in-patient service, emergency coverage on a rotational basis (1 in 3) and travel to satellite clinics to provide services at least once a week. The position provides integrated mental health and addiction services including at a transitional house in Estevan for addiction, and day hospital in Weyburn.

Relocation Package

SHA Relocation funding of $5000 - $7500 (depending on location) available in exchange for a Return in Service.

Job Qualifications

  • Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or have a valid letter of eligibility
  • Licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS) or be eligible for
  • A valid drivers license
  • Legal entitlement to work in Canada
  • Minimum of 3 acceptable references
  • An acceptable criminal record check with vulnerable sector search
  • Experience providing generalist psychiatry services within a catchment model
  • Demonstrable evidence in multidisciplinary approach of care/management
  • Understanding of Saskatchewan provincial laws and regulations of commitment and release of the mentally ill under the Mental Health Services Act would be an asset


The SMA Specialist Recruitment Incentive program provides eligible specialists $30,000 for starting a medical practice in a Saskatchewan community and maintaining the practice for a minimum of 36 months. Visit the SMA website for further details on this and other potential incentives and programs where eligible: Specialist Programs

Additional Information

The Weyburn Mental Health Centre has a 10-bed in-patient unit. Extensive community services made up of Child and Youth, Adult and Addiction Services, long-term rehabilitation programs; residential and apartment supportive living programs, group and transitional homes in Weyburn for rehabilitation. Staffing includes mental health therapists, nursing (in-patient and community), social workers, addiction counselors and psychologists.

Please apply to this posting online with cover letter and curriculum vitae (including three references).

Company Operating Name: Saskatchewan Health Authority (former Sun Country Health Region)
Business Address: 808 Souris Valley Road, Weyburn, SK S4H 2Z9
Language of Work: English
Contact information: Kayla Brears - 306-620-6790

Organization & Community

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Saskatchewan Health Authority

Community Description

Weyburn is located in the heart of southeast Saskatchewan. With a rapidly growing population, Weyburn's vibrant economy has created opportunities for people from all over the world to visit, live and do business.