Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Vacancy #:2018-19-43057
RHA Job Number:1
Number of Vacancies:1
Vacancy Opening For:Specialist
Specialist Type:Other
Employer:SHA (Saskatoon)
Hours to International Airport:0.0
Employment Type:Permanent
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:September 17, 2018
Closing Date:March 31, 2019 23:30
Method of Payment:Contract
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Job Description

Position – The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority seeks a Pediatric Gastroenterologist for a full-time clinical and academic position.

The GI Division is a multidisciplinary team environment and actively participates in developing and guiding strategies for improving the health and care of Saskatchewan children. Research collaboration in inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure networks provide opportunities for participation in and initiation of multicenter studies. The division is active in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as continuing medical education. The successful candidate will become a member of the Department of Pediatrics and have appointments in both the University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Appointment with the University of Saskatchewan will be at the assistant, associate or full professor level commensurate on the candidate’s qualifications.

The division is proud to be part of the new Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital, opening in 2019. The 176-bed dedicated pediatric hospital will provide the highest quality of care and put Saskatchewan at the forefront of research and innovation, offering state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for Saskatchewan’s children, mothers, and families.

Compensation – Annual contract value $391,474.00 - $446,661.00

Benefits – Cost of benefits included in contract value

Job Qualifications

Qualifications – Candidates require an MD degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university with fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology, and clinical procedural skills to support both outpatient and inpatient consultative services. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.

Additional Information

Saskatoon Shines - Featured as a top travel destination by the New York Times, Saskatoon offers a wide variety of recreational and cultural activities. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is renowned for its outstanding walking and biking trails. The University of Saskatchewan’s beautiful campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon. The UofS is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty/staff and has a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to two of the largest scientific projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre.

The Authority – The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 staff responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. 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.

To Apply – Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence by October 31, 2018 to:

Jackie McKee, Physician Recruitment & Resource Planning
Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8