Family Physician

Job Details

Vacancy #:
Number of Vacancies:
Vacancy Opening For:
Family Physician
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Full Time
Posting Date:
July 30, 2021
Closing Date:
September 25, 2024 23:30
Practice Type:
Practice Size:
Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday; After hours on-call
Method of Payment:
Call Schedule:
Call Schedule Description:
The physician is required to participate in the on-call rotation. Call is shared amongst the physician group.

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and committed family physician to provide services to clients within a large geographic catchment population of approximately 8,000. Working with experienced physician colleagues, the successful candidate will join an established fee-for-service clinic. In addition to clinic duties, the successful physician will provide emergency room on-call coverage and care for residents in the community hospital/integrated long term care facility – St. Joseph’s Hospital/Foyer d’Youville, owned and operated by Emmanuel Care.

A comprehensive range of health services are provided in Gravelbourg. St. Joseph’s Hospital/Foyer d’Youville is an integrated hospital and long term care facility with 9 acute care beds and 50 long term care beds (Levels 3 and 4).Laboratory and therapies services are also available.

Relocation Package

This opportunity is eligible to receive the Rural Physician Incentive Program of up to $200,000!

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Preference will be given to University of Saskatchewan graduates and individuals with strong ties to Saskatchewan. Candidates should be eligible for regular license though the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS).

This individual should be a team player, be able to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, staff and management, and function well in a high volume environment with a commitment to provision of high quality patient and family-centered care. In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

The start date for this position is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Information

Culture, Heritage, Spirituality and Architecture are the four pillars of Gravelbourg - a small, vibrant and multicultural community located in south-central Saskatchewan. Gravelbourg's unique quality of life offers modern recreational facilities, excellent educational services and all the amenities you may expect of a larger urban center. Approximately 1,100 residents call this bilingual (French/English) community home, where you are only 2 hours away from the Regina International Airport. Gravelbourg is located on Highway 43, just one hour away from Moose Jaw, Swift Current and the United States Border.

Schooling in Gravelbourg is offered in either French, English or both. Ecole Gravelbourg is a beautiful, brand new, dual-track PreK-Grade 12 school with an attached daycare. Ecole Mathieu de Gravelbourg is the Conseil des ecoles fransaskoises school that offers French first language education from PreK-Grade 12.

Recreational opportunities are abundant in Gravelbourg, regardless of the season. To name a few: the Aquaplex Centre is home to an indoor semi-Olympic size swimming pool. La Palestre is a winter arena for ice hockey, figure skating and curling. You will find excellent camping, golfing, fishing and hiking trails at Thomson Lake Regional Park - a short 5-minute drive south.

Interested applicants may apply to:
Christa Garrett, Practitioner Staff Affairs, Saskatchewan Health Authority

Organization & Community

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Community Description

Located in south central Saskatchewan, Gravelbourg is the 'cultural gem' of the province. Thanks to its rich culture, remarkable Francophone heritage, regal architecture and diverse spirit, Gravelbourg offers visitors a "touch of Europe on the prairies."