Transplant Surgery, Division of General Surgery


Posting Date: February 12, 2024

Position profile – Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University Saskatchewan, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery seek Transplant Surgeon to join their team. Collective responsibilities include clinical care of inpatients and outpatients as well as education of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. The successful candidate will have appointments in both Saskatchewan Health Authority and the University of Saskatchewan, where teaching of surgical residents and medical students is integral. Participation in the acute care general surgery roster including call is required. Participation in the trauma service will be of consideration.

The candidate will have demonstrated expertise in General Surgery as well as successfully attained fellowship training in abdominal transplant.  One must be proficient in abdominal organ procurement including abdominal multi-organ deceased donor organ procurement and living donor laparoscopic nephrectomy.  One must also be proficient and compentent with kidney transplantation and surgical management of kidney transplant patients. The candidate will have an active interest in research, demonstrated by completion of a post-graduate degree and interest in further developing the research activities of the division and the department. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interdisciplinary competence as demonstrated by active participation in multidisciplinary rounds. 

Compensation details – Competitive ACFP Independent Contract

Benefits – Benefits are the responsibility of the successful candidate

Location of practice – Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Qualifications/Requirements of the positionThe successful candidate will hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Surgery of Canada (RCPSC) and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). 

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.