Locum Physician
Vacancy #:2017-18-29639
Number of Vacancies:6
Vacancy Opening For:Family Physician
Employer:Northern Medical Services
Community:La Loche
Employment Type:Temporary
Employment Term:Locum
Posting Date:July 24, 2017
Closing Date:December 31, 2018
Practice Type:Primary Care
Hours of Work:8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.
Minimum Potential Salary:$1,820.00
Maximum Potential Salary:$24,480.00
Method of Payment:Contract
Method of Payment Description:Contract with Northern Medical Services, University of Saskatchewan as independant contractors and are paid a fixed daily rate ($1,820/day), and on-call stipend. Two week period = $24,480 plus on call amount.
Call Schedule:1:3
Potential Income from Call:$3,000.00
Call Schedule Description:clinics and call-back run our of ER
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Job Description

Family practice, full scope clinics and ER coverage. Prefer two weeks at a time but will do one week when necessary. On call stipend, travel and accommodation provided. La Loche is northern Saskatchewan's second largest community and is located 650 kms northeast of Saskatoon. The lush valleys of the nearby historic Clearwater and the Garson Rivers, and Lake La Loche have an abundant variety of fish and game. In the past few decades, and by sheer force of its cultural and economic geography, this friendly community has become a thriving center with modern medical facilities and excellent schools. Northern Medical Services has contracts for six self-employed physicians who provide 26 weeks of itinerant service per year on a rotational basis (one-week in/one-week out, or two and two) to approximately 3,900 people in the area. The Health Facility consists of a clinic, emergency room with four hold-over beds, in-patient ward with nine beds, long-term care facility and family healing unit with four beds.

Job Benefits

All travel and accommodation costs covered by NMS

Job Qualifications

Full licence to practice in Saskatchewan

Additional Information

Especially interested in groups of physicians who wish to practice together.

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