Emergency Medicine Specialist

Job Details

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Full Time
Posting Date:
November 27, 2019
Closing Date:
December 31, 2021 23:30
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12 hours shifts including daytime, nighttime and weekend shifts. Physician must be present in the facility for duration of their shift
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this is a contractual arrangement, renewable annually

Job Description

The Provincial Health Authority, South East Area - Yorkton, Saskatchewan is seeking applicants for two permanent, fulltime Emergency Medicine Specialists. The positions, available February 1, 2020, will consist of 12 hour shifts for 1440 hours annually. As part of the Emergency Medicine team, you will be responsible for providing clinical medical services to individuals presenting to the emergency department, including trauma, stroke and pediatric care.

Relocation Package

Remuneration is on a contractual basis ranging from $371,977 - $420,174 annually for fulltime work. Relocation Assistance may be available from the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

Job Qualifications

Saskatchewan Health Authority, South East Area, with its Regional Health Centre in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, requires 2 Emergency Medicine Specialists. Candidates must have Fellowship with Royal College of Physician (FRCP) or certification with Canadian College of Family Physicians in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM). The successful candidates must be registered and licensed to practice medicine with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). Physicians must maintain membership and insurance with the Canadian Medical Protective Association and must be legally entitled to work in Canada. The successful candidates are required to hold current certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Ultrasound skills are an asset and Newborn Resuscitation certification will be required or expected to obtain. Language of work is English.
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

The City of Yorkton is located in the south east area of the province, with a population just under 20,000 people. The referral population for our specialty services is approximately 100,000. The area extends itself north, south and east and across the Manitoba border.

Currently, the following specialty services are provided:

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • General Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Medical Health Officer
  • Anesthesiology
Visiting services are provided by: Orthopedic, Vascular surgery and ENT Specialists.

If you require more information please contact:
Kayla Brears, Medical Services Employment Coordinator
270 Bradbrooke Drive
Yorkton, SK S3N 2K6
Phone: 306-620-6790
Email: kayla.brears@saskhealthauthority.ca

Organization & Community

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Community Description

Yorkton is a city located in south-eastern Saskatchewan. It is about 450 kilometres north-west of Winnipeg and 300 kilometres south-east of Saskatoon and is the sixth largest city in the province. Yorkton is a city rich in heritage, culture, and agricultural traditions and has great connections to neighboring communities.