Psychiatrist - Synapse Clinic (FT/PT)
Vacancy #:2021-22-121297
Number of Vacancies:2
Vacancy Opening For:Specialist
Specialist Type:Psychiatrist
Employer:SHA (Sunrise)
Hours to International Airport:2.0
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Employment Type:Permanent
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:September 30, 2021
Closing Date:March 31, 2022 23:30
Practice Type:Owner/Partner in a Clinic - Team
Practice Size:3
Method of Payment:Fee-for-Service
Method of Payment Description:Fee for Service as per the Physician Payment Schedule -
Call Schedule:All
Call Schedule Description:The Psychiatrist will partner with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) for patients requiring in-patient care and he/she will be expected to be a part of the local Psychiatry On-Call rota.
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Job Description

An opportunity exists for a Psychiatrist to join our dynamic clinic as we provide Mental Health Care for patients in Yorkton and its surrounding communities. The Psychiatrist will provide assessment and treatment for patients who are referred to Synapse Clinic from the Primary Care Providers within the province.

Patients in this category are aged 14 years and above. The Psychiatrist is expected to work in collaboration with the Community Mental Health Therapists and an in-house Psychologist.

The Psychiatrist will partner with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) for patients requiring in-patient care and he/she will be expected to be a part of the local Psychiatry On-Call rota.

Relocation Package

Specialists may be eligible for the Specialist Recruitment Incentive through the SMA that was established in 2005 to recognize the commitments of specialists commencing medical practice in Saskatchewan. The grant provides $30,000 to an eligible specialist who commences a medical practice in a Saskatchewan community and remains in practice in that community for a minimum of 36 months.

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Job Qualifications

Successful candidates will hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Psychiatry and be eligible for or hold regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS) to practice in Saskatchewan.

It is preferable that this individual will be a team player, be able to practice independently and interact effectively with patients, colleagues, staff and management. He/She should be able to function well in a high-volume environment with a commitment to provision of high quality patient and family centered care. He/She should be comfortable with Tele-Psychiatry as a mode of consultation.

We support a shared commitment to a representative workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients. We welcome applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. Furthermore, in accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

The start date for this position is November 1st 2021.

Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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 a growing, dynamic, regional centre, where good things happen. Its Core Values are Equality and Respect, Openness, Integrity, Teamwork and Quality. The city is located in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada. It is about 450 kilometers north-west of Winnipeg and 300 kilometers south-east of Saskatoon and is the sixth largest city in the province.

As of 2017 the census population of the city was 19,643. Yorkton has had a growth rate of 4.3% since 2011.

Yorkton was founded in 1882 and incorporated as a city in 1928. The city is bordered by the rural municipalities of Orkney to the north, west, and south, and Wallace on the east.

Yorkton has a humid continental climate. It has warm summers and cold winters, with the average daily temperatures ranging from −17.9 °C (−0.2 °F) in January to 17.8 °C (64.0 °F) in July.

Single or married, Yorkton boasts of many things to see and do. It is a great place that offers the opportunity to raise a family and get established. We invite you to come explore the city where good things happen.

To submit a CV, please contact the Office Manager, via email at