Saskatchewan Medical Association - Rural Relief Locum Physician

Job Details

Vacancy #:
Number of Vacancies:
Vacancy Opening For:
Family Physician
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Posting Date:
March 23, 2023
Closing Date:
March 23, 2024 23:59
Practice Type:
Hours of Work:
This is a contract position. Paid for working days as well as travel days.
Method of Payment:
Method of Payment Description:
Paid a daily rate ranging from $1400-1540/day plus on call stipends as travel days $600/day. Accommodations are provided and arranged by the hosting physician/community.
Call Schedule Description:
As per hosting physician / community. Call will vary dependent on location and duration of locum assignment.

Job Description

At the Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA), we are passionate about rural medicine. We contract locum physicians to provide relief coverage to rural physicians for periods of 4 to 14 days for practices in rural communities where there are fewer than five practising physicians.

As a locum physician with the Rural Relief Program, you enjoy terrific benefits including competitive pay, flexible schedules, and no overhead.

Incentives include:
• Paid travel days with mileage
• Weeknight and weekend call stipends
• Accommodations provided by the host physician
• A cellphone stipend
• Eligible for reimbursement of the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) dues through the appropriate program at the Saskatchewan Medical Association

Lifestyle benefits are many:
• Live wherever you like
• Work when you want - schedules are developed well in advance with flexibility
• No administration
No Overhead

Job Qualifications

Full unrestricted license through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS)

membership and insurance with the Canadian Medical Protective Association Driver's license personal vehicle flexibility to travel to different communities in Rural Saskatchewan

Organization & Community

Saskatchewan Medical Association Logo
Saskatchewan Medical Association
To be determined

Community Description

The community that the successful candidate will work from is to be determined.