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Posting Date:  November 17, 2021

Position profile
Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University of Saskatchewan, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology seek a Hepatologist to join our team. Responsibilities will include limited inpatient services and participation in the on call rotation. No regular endoscopy time to be provided nor access to hospital clinic space. The successful candidate will have appointments in both Saskatchewan Health Authority and the University of Saskatchewan. It is the candidate’s responsibility to lease office space outside of the hospital.

Compensation details – Fee for Service

Benefits – This is an independent contractor position therefore benefits are the responsibility of the successful candidate.

Location of practice – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan        Language:  English

Qualifications/Requirements of the position – Applicants must have completed a residency-training program in Internal Medicine and subspecialty training in Gastroenterology accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent. Applicants must have completed Fellowships in general Hepatology, Liver Transplant, and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Work experience is a must. Candidate should have research experience with emphasis on indigenous health. Applicants should be eligible for regular licensure to practice in Saskatchewan as determined by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.

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

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.

The Authority - The SHA 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.

The University - The beautiful U of S 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 (http://library.usask.ca/hsl/new-building.php) and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron (www.lightsource.ca) and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre (www.vido.org).

To Apply: SHA 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:
Jennifer Grunert, Physician Recruitment Coordinator, Practitioner Staff Affairs – Saskatoon
Royal University Hospital I Suite 6740 I 103 Hospital Drive I Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Email: jennifer.grunert@saskhealthauthority.ca