Metabolic Specialist Physician (F/T, P/T or Locum)
Vacancy #:2020-21-85547
Number of Vacancies:1
Vacancy Opening For:Specialist
Specialist Type:Other
Employer:SHA (Saskatoon)
Hours to International Airport:0.0
Employment Type:Permanent
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:October 13, 2020
Closing Date:September 30, 2021 23:30
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Position Profile: Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) – Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine seek a Metabolic Specialist Physician. This is a position with the opportunity to provide services on a full-time or part-time, permanent or locum basis, dependent upon the interest of the candidate. The position provides physicians with protected time for clinical, administrative and academic duties. The successful candidate will provide specialist consultative services and will participate in developing and guiding strategies for improving the health and health care of Saskatchewan adults and children.

The successful candidate will provide a wide range of Metabolic services for both pediatric and adult patients. These services include in-patient and outpatient care, targeted analysis including cytogenetic, molecular and metabolic investigations and ongoing treatment and management of Metabolic disorders. The program provides reproductive (including preconception and prenatal) counselling services through partnership with the Medical Genetics clinic.

As part of the Metabolics team, the successful candidate will anticipate the impact of a specific diagnosis for the patient and their family as well as educate them about the results of investigations and possible diagnoses. The Metabolics team makes recommendations and referrals as necessary to ensure families have access to appropriate medical and social services.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements of the position: Candidates in consideration must hold CCMG certification or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) certification or eligibility for certification in Medical Genetics and Genomics with training and/or experience in Metabolics. Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS).

Additional Information

Employment Type: Full-time (F/T) or Part-Time (P/T)
Term: Permanent or locum
Compensation: F/T contract $ 413,005.00 to $ 471,277.00 & P/T contract would be pro-rated based on FTE provided
Benefits: This is an independent contractor position therefore benefits are the responsibility of the physician
Location of practice: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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 should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence to:

Jennifer Grunert, Physician Recruitment Coordinator-Practitioner Staff Affairs
Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital | 103 Hospital Drive | Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8