Family Physician

Job Details

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Vacancy Opening For:
Family Physician
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Full Time
Posting Date:
April 14, 2022
Closing Date:
June 30, 2022 23:30
Practice Type:
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Hours of Work:
9am-5pm plus on call
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Call Schedule Description:
1:12 (Equal Call)

Job Description

Melfort, the “City of Northern Lights”, is nestled in the heart of Saskatchewan’s great North-East, a land dominated by soil rich farmland and a variety of forests, lakes and beaches. At a population of just under 6,000, Melfort is a young, vibrant and prosperous community with excellent schools, children's day care, and a large variety of community recreational and cultural resources (golf, hunting, fishing, etc.).

There is an attractive opportunity for a family physician to work with a dynamic family medicine group with a reputation of providing excellent, evidence based, patient-focused care.

The Melfort Hospital is a 31 bed facility providing the areas’ residents with all manners of health care services. Primary acute care and some non-primary acute care services are provided from the Hospital and include Medicine, Obstetrics, Surgery, Outreach, Chemotherapy, High Acuity Unit and Emergency. A wide variety of professional staff is available including a Diabetic Nurse Educator, Mental Health Workers, a General Surgeon, etc. Visiting Consultants and Allied Health Services hold clinics within the facility and Visiting Specialists provide on-site surgery.

Job Qualifications

Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS)and have current Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage. A valid Saskatchewan driver's license is also required.

Additional Information

Start date as of July 2022.

Please direct Inquiries to:
Karin Ferris
Mananger, PSA - NorthEast

Organization & Community

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Saskatchewan Health Authority

Community Description

Melfort is located approximately 95 km (59 mi) southeast of Prince Albert, 172 km (107 mi) northeast of Saskatoon and 280 km (170 mi) north of Regina. The city of Melfort is surrounded by farmland long famous for its fertile black loam soil and located along the edge of the natural beauty of the Saskatchewan Parklands. An abundance of recreation opportunities for all seasons are just minutes away for swimming, camping, boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and downhill skiing.