The Regina Area with the Saskatchewan Health Authority has a wonderful opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist in a community based, fee-for-service practice to provide service to a large referral base comprising Regina and southern Saskatchewan and to build a busy practice in an up to date setting. The area and division are committed to assisting our members to achieve a balanced lifestyle.
The specialist will join our team of 12 internal medicine specialists. They will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team providing a wide scope of internal medicine services for the growing population of Regina and southern Saskatchewan.
Our internists have admitting and consulting privileges and provide service at our two acute care sites (Regina General Hospital and Pasqua Hospital). The Pasqua Hospital, a community-based hospital and referral center, specializes in Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Urology and Pediatric Oncology. The Regina General Hospital, our trauma center represents all major surgical specialties, except transplant and is home to our Medical Teaching Unit.
Call coverage is a requirement for the position. In addition to fee-for-service, you would be eligible for any on-call retainer consistent with the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is dedicated to learning and is a partner in the growing educational needs of medical students and residents from the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.
The University of Saskatchewan is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training. The Department of Medicine has distributed training sites in Saskatoon and Regina.
The Saskatchewan Medical Association (www.sma.sk.ca) provides members with various physician benefits and benefit funds, each with its own criteria and features:
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Fund
Parental Leave Program
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Reimbursement Fund
The SMA has a Specialist Recruitment Incentive, which recognizes the commitments of specialists establishing practices in Saskatchewan. The grant provides $30,000 to an eligible specialist who establishes practice in a Saskatchewan community for a minimum of 36 months.
To learn more about the SMA and their various programs please visit http://www.sma.sk.ca.
Successful candidates for the above position will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and be eligible for provisional or regular licensure to practice in Saskatchewan. Preference will be given to candidates with RCPSC designation in General Internal Medicine.
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.
Regina is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with a steadily growing population exceeding 230,000. According to MacLean's Best Communities in Canada 2019, Regina came in second in the Prairies and 74th across the country, scoring well in population growth, commute, amenities and culture. Regina was Canada’s 33rd fastest-growing community in 2019, adding 12.7 per cent more residents over the past five years. Regina is known for its generous, friendly people and rich community pride, fuelled by the “I Love Regina” campaign. This welcoming prairie city has an abundance of parks, sports and recreational facilities, bicycle pathways, family attractions and an exceptional quality of life. There are many attractions and events that take place all year in Regina for residents and tourists alike (www.regina.ca).
The SHA is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely healthcare for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve frontline patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure that patients receive high quality, timely healthcare, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.
The SHA supports 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.