Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist
Vacancy #:2021-22-120170
Number of Vacancies:1
Vacancy Opening For:Specialist
Specialist Type:Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
Employer:SHA (Saskatoon)
Hours to International Airport:0.0
Employment Type:Permanent
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:September 21, 2021
Closing Date:January 15, 2022 23:30
Method of Payment:Contract
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Job Description

Position profile - The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) – Saskatoon and the University Saskatchewan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation seek a full-time General Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist to join our team. The position will be located at the Rehabilitation Centre at Saskatoon City Hospital. The independent contract position provides the specialist with protected time for clinical, administrative and academic duties. The successful candidate will participate in neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation as well as clinical teaching of medical students and residents. Inter-disciplinary rehabilitation teams, inpatient consultations and outpatient clinics are components of the position.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority offers a competitive rate based on compensation levels outlined in the academic clinical funding plan, prorated according to the proportion of full time service provided. For compensation details and incentives information please contact: Dr Gary Linassi, Provincial Department Head, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation via email:

Compensation details: Contract
Benefits: Responsibility of the physician
Location of practice: Saskatoon, SK

Job Qualifications

The successful applicant will have or be eligible for certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS).

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to become a member of Practitioner Staff and provide care in Saskatchewan Health Authority facilities.

Additional Information

The City-Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 265,000+, Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan, offering non-stop entertainment opportunities including world class events, festivals and attractions, a strong arts and music focus, and a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood.

Saskatchewan Health Authority -The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve front line 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 health care, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.

University of Saskatchewan - The beautiful University of Saskatchewan campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base and a vibrant cultural life. The UofS is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to the newly constructed Academic Health Sciences Complex ( and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron ( and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre ( A users group is available for collaborative research with clinical faculty using the $173.5 million Canadian Light Source synchrotron, owned by the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training.

To Apply – Saskatchewan Health Authority supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Interested candidates, please submit your curriculum vitae in confidence to: Dr A. Gary Linassi-Provincial Department Head
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Saskatchewan Health Authority

Jennifer Grunert, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Practitioner Staff Affairs-Saskatoon
Saskatchewan Health Authority