The Saskatchewan Health Authority, Swift Current is looking for a Pediatrician to join our exceptional physician complement in Swift Current, Sask. The position would require clinical services, out-patient services and emergency call coverage. The successful candidate would work with one other Pediatrician providing the services required. This opportunity is a contracted position and the remuneration for call requirements is paid separately through the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program.
The successful candidate would be certified or eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and also be eligible for a provisional or regular license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents as per immigration requirements.
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. 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. To the east is Grasslands National Park, which serves to protect one of the country s only remaining areas of mixed prairie grassland. Finally, 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.
Though all applications are welcomed, preference will be given to candidates who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents.
Grant Browne, Practitioner Staff Affairs
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Swift Current, Sask.
Fax - 306-778-9733