Cardiac Surgeon


Posting Date: February 13, 2024

Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University of Saskatchewan, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery seek a Cardiac Surgeon with clinical and academic interests. The Division of Cardiac Surgery is seeking a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada qualified cardiac surgeon. The successful candidate will join two other Cardiac Surgeons and the team will serve to provide comprehensive cardiac surgical care to the northern half of Saskatchewan. Collective responsibilities includes clinical care of inpatient and outpatient, as well as undergraduate teaching and training of postgraduate trainees.

Position Profile

The ideal candidate will have comprehensive skills in all aspects of general adult cardiac surgery preferably with a complementary fellowship. We are looking for a fully qualified surgeon able to independently and seamlessly step into a busy cardiac surgical practice well supported by cardiac anesthesiologists, clinical perfusion staff, excellent nursing staff and specialized surgical assistants. Further specialized training in Structural Heart diseases (TAVI, MitraClip/TEER), Advanced Aortic Procedures (particularly TEVAR) or Critical Care would be a significant advantage, but not necessary. Affiliation with the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine will provide the successful applicant ample time for research and academic pursuits.

Compensation details: Competitive remuneration via Alternative Funding Model

Benefits: Benefits are the responsibility of the successful candidate

Location of practice: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Qualifications/Requirements of the position: Candidates in consideration will hold Royal College of Canada certification in Cardiac Surgery and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.

The City and the University

Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 340,000+, 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 neighborhood. 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 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. It is home to the newly constructed Academic Health Sciences Complex.

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:

Amanda Lee, Specialist Recruitment and Retention

Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital | 103 Hospital Drive | Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8

Email: [email protected]

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.